Community Action Partnership of North Alabama


Education Resources

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Calhoun Community College exemplifies the two-year college mission of commitment to excellence in teaching and service and is the region’s leader in education and workforce development.  The largest of the two-year institutions comprising The Alabama Community College System, Calhoun is an open-admission, community-based, state-supported, coeducational, comprehensive community college dedicated to providing affordable, high-quality and accessible education to individuals in its four-county service area.



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Recognizing that a well-educated and well-trained workforce are key elements in economic and community development, the mission of IMPACT is to provide basic education, job skills training, and higher educational opportunities to all citizens of Jackson County, Alabama.





Maryville University logoFor students interested in a curriculum that offers insight into understanding veterans with PTSD, Maryville University offers a program for Understanding a Veteran with PTSD through theiDepartmentnt of Psychology.  You can learn more about Maryville University's online program at Understanding a Veteran with PTSD.




social work is dedicated to fostering the current and future generations of community caretakers, and as a part of their efforts to do so, they have created a free guide to Alabama’s social work degrees – an in-depth resource covering bachelor’s through doctoral degrees, salary expectations, social work organizations, and more that prospective social workers need to flourish in their profession. In addition, they've also prepared specific guides for each level of social work degree, applicable in any state. 

Take a look at their guides here:

Guide to Social Work Degrees in Alabama -
Guide to a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work -
Guide to a Master's Degree in Social Work -
Guide to a Doctorate Degree in Social Work -

Social Work Degrees has recently updated the Social Work Education Guides to help job seekers, professionals, and students understand the changing landscapes of these programs and their impact on careers and employment. You can view the guides at and  Key updates to both websites include a comprehensive look at the growth of online social work programs at not-for-profit universities, tips for pursuing a graduate MSW or DSW program while working, and a list of the top educational programs calculated with the return on investment (ROI) against a student's degree.

social work licensure logoAs a part of their commitment to aiding our veterans, has created guides to financial aid and military-friendly colleges for military members and veterans, detailing important information to help them succeed in their academic endeavors. The financial aid guide provides financial programs, scholarships, and additional servicemember resources. The guide to military colleges provides government benefits for servicemember students and a list of prominent characteristics of military-friendly colleges. In addition, they have built a guide to a military and veteran affairs social work license, providing degrees, licensing and certification, and salary and career outlook information, along with a general guide to social work licensure. Have a look at the guides here:

Guide to Financial Aid for Military and Veterans -
Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges -
Guide to Military and Veterans Affairs Social Work Licensure -
Guide to Becoming a Social Worker -

Wallace State logoWallace State Community College provides seamless educational opportunities from early high school entry to the graduate level. Through dual enrollment, the FastTrack Academy, Tech-Prep, and other programs, high school students seeking college credit in academic transfer programs, career technical education, public safety, healthcare, or automotive technology will find their needs met here.