Colleges and Programs

Alabama Career Exploration Guide – Unsure about your career direction? Take a look at Alabama’s guide with a listing of over 200 occupations. Lots of information behind the list such as education requirements, related occupations, postsecondary institutions in the state that offer programs, licensing and job outlook.

Alabama State DOE, Career Cluster Programs – This is a super spot to stop on the DOE website to gather a thorough understanding of career program content areas. Just by reading the descriptions of the clusters, the interconnectedness between many content areas becomes clear and insightful; which can lead to a better understanding of the career path an individual may choose to take.

Alabama STEM Education – The goal of this group is to train a generation of people ‘set the stage’ for significant change across the globe through science, technology, engineering and math. This is fortified by reaching out to as many people as possible via seminars, events, forums and educational newsletters.

 

Job Seekers and Career

Alabama Works – Easy to use…..enter a keyword and/or city or zip code and radius for jobs across the state of Alabama.

Made in Alabama, Adult Training Programs – This organization’s priority is working with eligible low income, welfare recipients, certain veterans and their spouses to receive specific services. Services of which serve as a workforce investment to increase the employment, occupational attainment and retention of workers across Alabama’s economy.

Alabama Department of Labor – Here is a handy list of Q&A to help you prepare as well as get you started on your job search.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Alabama – This web page of the WIOA site is actually a great resource in that it lists youth programs across the state, the representative organization, explains the program and provides contact information.

 

Leadership and Development

Alabama State DOE, Partners – Here is a quick and easy list of the educational associations across the state of Alabama.

Alabama Nursing Home Association – This organization represents a statewide network of professionals dedicated to providing excellent and quality care of those individuals living in Alabama’s skilled nursing facilities.

Alabama Education Association – As a teacher in the state of Alabama, this association may interest you as it acts on your behalf with it comes to advocacy and strives to lead in the advancement of quality public education. Lots of resources and tools for the members.

Manufacture Alabama – This association’s mission is to create business and political climate that promotes a positive and competitive environment in which to work throughout the manufacturing sector in the state of Alabama.

Alabama Music Teachers Association – This group is led mostly by independent teachers who are the backbone of the music education structure in the state of Alabama. They cultivate a close relationship with college level instructors who also have been welcomed into the leadership role. State conferences, auditions, competitions, composition opportunities and more with activities are provided to members.

AAMA (Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association) – Information sharing amongst the members of this group provides awareness of manufacturing trends, techniques and concerns relative to the automotive companies in Alabama.

Go Build Alabama – Currently, across the country, only one skilled tradesman is entering the industry for every four that are leaving! This organization provides great insight not only into the career sector but also how to build your career.

 

Entrepreneurs and Start-ups

Alabama Office of SBA – This website has an abundance of good and necessary information for the small business owner. Additional helpful information on topics such as licensing, trade name registration, permits and zoning ordinances.

AIDT (Alabama Industrial Development and Training) – For Alabama’s new and expanding businesses and their employees, this is an innovative training program that provides value-added services, solutions and connections. The goal is to deliver unparalleled workforce development for a growing business while expanding associated opportunities for the citizens of the state.

 

Veterans

U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs, Alabama – Many of the services needed by our country’s well-deserved veterans can be found here. Compensation claims, counsel on employment, educational programs, medical care entitlement, nursing home assistance, and other related activities and resources for veterans are available.

Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs – On this site, veterans will find an abundance of information on centers, facilities, programs, benefits, and much much more. A super resource for our nation’s heroes.

The American Legion – Alabama – Here is a comprehensive resource directory to assist veterans, service members, and their dependents with questions about healthcare, financial assistant, and more.

South Alabama Veterans Council – This organization has brought together representatives from many of the Veterans groups in southwest Alabama. The forum they create allows ideas, plans, and concerns to be shared and discussed. An informal organization with projects and programs that are on-going.