Education. The key to getting ahead in today’s tough economy.

The Adult Education Department of Portage Lakes Career Center offers day and evening classes to help adult students remain competitive in today’s workforce. From basic education to job training, Portage Lakes Career Center provides hands-on, skills-based instruction that will help you meet your educational goals.

Whether you are interested in learning a new skill, furthering your education, advancing in your current job or wish to embark on a new career path, Portage Lakes Career Center is here to help you succeed.

Adults needing help setting professional goals will benefit from a Career Assessment. A trained career advisor will help individuals identify interests and abilities and explore career options.

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Affordable and Flexible

Our affordable, flexible education options allow you to make an investment in your future without sacrificing time and money.  Portage Lakes Adult Education is member of the University System of Ohio, offering both part-time and full-time job training.


Portage Lakes Career Center is fully accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.  The Council on Occupational Education (COE), originally founded in 1971 as a regional accrediting agency of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, is the successor to the Commission on Occupational Education Institutions (COEI).  In 1995, the Council became a national accrediting agency.  In 2006, the Council celebrated its 35th year of assuring quality and integrity in career and technical education.  The council’s accreditation process is conducted on behalf of more than 360,000 students across the nation who pursue careers in a variety of technical fields.  For more information, contact the Council on Occupational Education:  7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA  30350.  Telephone:  770-396-3898 or web:  2015 CPL Data

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