The Career Online High School program is free to adults, ages 19 & older, who have successfully completed 8th grade and who live in Orleans Parish. Program applicants must have a Library card in good standing or be willing to apply for a Library card. The program does not require U.S. Citizenship or a transcript.
The Career Online High School program provides the following:
• A personal academic coach
• Convenient 24/7 online classroom access
• Special training focused on ten in-demand industries
• Tools for starting or advancing careers, including résumés and cover letters
How to get started: Step 1: Visit cohs.nolalibrary.org. Step 2: Take the Career Online High School self-assessment. Step 3: Enroll in and complete a prerequisite course in two weeks or less. Step 4: A YMCA Educational Services staff member will contact you to get started.
June is Pride Month - LGBTQIA Reading Lists, Documentaries, Resources & Activities.
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Just because our doors are closed doesn't mean we aren't continuing to provide entertaining and educational programming.
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