College Schedules Career Transitions Workshop For May

POTTSTOWN PA – Building on the success of a pilot program held earlier this month, Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) will offer additional workshops during May in Pottstown for adults who may be considering a return to college.

College Schedules Career Transitions Workshop For MayThe next set of its Career Transitions Workshops will be held May 13 (2014; Tuesday) from 6-8 p.m. at MCCC’s West Campus, 101 College Dr. They are open to all adults and are free of charge, although advance registration is requested. For more information or to make a reservation, contact Denise Collins at 215-619-7313 or send her an e-mail here.

During the workshops, prospective students will get an overview of resources available to help them transition into college. Topics include using MCCC’s website and online registration tools, financial aid, assessment of credits for earlier learning, stackable credentials, career pathways, and job search tools.

After the initial sessions, MCCC advisors will individually follow up with participants to help them identify programs and careers right for them.

“Our goal is help adult learners be comfortable and successful at the college. We want this to be a place where they can get back on track with their education and transition into new careers,” said Denise Collins, who manages the U.S. Department of Labor Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant at MCCC.

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