10
Feb

Looking for a new career direction? VSAC has a plan for you.

Join us for a night: Take workshops, learn about loan rehab & apply for a grant to upskill your career.

WINOOSKI (February 10, 2020) – Looking for the next step in your career? Vermont Student Assistance Corp. can help you find the job training and money to pay for it at a College & Career Pathways night near you.

College & Career Pathways 2020 is a free program to help adults plan for education and training beyond high school. Each evening event, 4:30 to 8 p.m., features workshops and a career training resource fair, plus a free light dinner – and a drawing for a $100 gift card.

Come get your questions answered, learn about gaining new in-demand job skills, and discover ways to help you pay for training or school – including on-site approval of Advancement Grants for non-degree programs or training. The average Advancement Grant for eligible Vermonters is over $1,700.

Choose from 4 dates/4 locations:

  • February 26, Castleton
  • March 11, Putney
  • March 19, Colchester
  • April 6, Lyndon

Attend workshops and get steps to move forward:

  • navigating your way to a better job through short-term training;
  • funding your certificate or technical training program, including how to apply for grants & scholarships (free money); 
  • how to get a fresh start if you have a loan in default.

Drop in at the Career Training Resource Fair and talk to Vermont experts about:

  • Short-term career training programs in your region;
  • Organizations that help with funding continuing education and life expenses;
  • Organizations that support adults in their job search or as they pursue career training.

All the details, including what to bring to apply for an Advancement Grant, are at www.vsac.org/training or call VSAC at 888-943-7301.

About VSAC – Changing Lives through Education and Training since 1965

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation is a public, nonprofit agency established by the Vermont Legislature in 1965 to help Vermonters achieve their education and training goals after high school. VSAC serves students and their families in grades 7-12, as well as adults returning to school, by providing education and career planning services, need-based grants, scholarships and education loans. VSAC has awarded more than $600 million in grants and scholarships for Vermont students, and also administers Vermont’s 529 college savings plan. Share your VSAC story by email to myVSACstory@vsac.org or submit a video to YouTube. Find us at www.vsac.org or check in on Facebook and Twitter. #changing lives