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Ready to reskill or upskill your career? VSAC shows you how.

Online interactive webinar explores career training opportunities & available financial aid

WINOOSKI (Aug. 26, 2020) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. is offering a free webinar, Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 6-7 p.m., for Vermonters looking to take the next step in their education. The online event will provide an overview of certificate and training programs as well as explain how to apply for financial aid to pay for it.

Participate via Zoom by registering at or by visiting VSAC’s Facebook page. The event also will be recorded and available for viewing later.

This year’s pandemic has upended plans for many Vermonters, and the economy will certainly feel the aftershocks. Now is a good time to look to your future and make plans to take your career to new level – or maybe a new direction.

In this VSAC Shows You How webinar, you’ll learn about the large variety of certificate, training and apprenticeship programs available in Vermont, and resources for career exploration – including high-pay, high-demand jobs in the state. Learn, too, about the available funding opportunities, including the Vermont Advancement Grant, Curtis Certificate of Value Training Scholarship, the Department of Labor’s CTE scholarship and other forms of gift aid.

VSAC panelists include Marilyn Cargill, vice president of financial aid services, marketing and research; Suzie Wagner, adult outreach counselor in the Educational Opportunity Center; and Miranda Roth, manager in the grants department.

Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during the presentation, which may be addressed during the live broadcast itself, privately during the broadcast, or in a follow-up 1:1 consultation. You can also submit your questions prior to the webinar by sending them to

For more information, contact Sabina Haskell at 542-2240 or

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 or submit a video to YouTube. Find us at or check in on Facebook and Twitter. #changing lives