Education

Integrated Coaching Program

Many individuals experience barriers while pursuing their education. Work side-by-side with our education coaches to break down those barriers.  Our coaches will help you:

  • Enroll in college

  • Find financial aid

  • Research career paths

  • Provide guidance in paying off student loans

  • Take part in our FAIM program to help pay for your education(eligibility guidelines apply)

Take part in our classes to expand your skills for an in-demand entry-level job.  Free childcare is provided to individuals attending our classes.  Keep reading to learn more about classes that we offer.

GED

By earning your GED, you are creating opportunities for yourself. Getting a GED certificate can open the door to a better job, promotions or even a higher education. If not having your high school diploma is holding you back, we offer:

 

Free weekly GED tutoring and support 

Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5–7p.m.

 

You’ll find:

  • Certified Adult Basic Education Instructors

  • One-on-one tutoring

  • Assistance with testing fees

  • Free childcare provided

Our program is open to anyone interested in pursuing their GED certificate.  GED classes are offered in partnership with ISD 709.

Digital Literacy Course

Unfamiliar with technology?  Learn how to navigate the internet and technology to build your confidence in our digital world.

Get more details about length of course, eligibility, materail from Cassy

Common Cents

Knowing about money, how to budget it, and how to save enough to buy a home or other asset is a huge accomplishment. In this 16-hour free engaging and interactive class, you will learn:

  • Budgeting to create savings

  • Understanding credit reports

  • Getting out of debt

  • Avoiding predatory lending

  • Getting a mortgage

Upon completion of the program, you'll also earn a Homebuyer Education Certificate.

This class is free and offered to everyone.  Free childcare is provided during in-person sessions.

Due to social distancing, our class is currently being conducted online.  Please contact Posha Cline at porsha@communityactionduluth.org for more information.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Take part in our Certified Nursing Assistance class which ends with a job fair and a test to get state certified.  

Contact Cassy for additional information