Colleges and Programs
Arizona Dept. of Education, College and Career Ready – The notion of college preparedness may be a bit overwhelming to some individuals. When you think about it, you not only are embarking on at least a four-year plan packed with credit-bearing courses, you also are mapping out a pathway that will hopefully lead to success and future advancement. The ADE provides a great resource in this website for planning your ‘road trip’. As well, abundant information for parents and counselors, too.
State of Arizona Board of Nursing, Nursing Programs – If you don’t mind having to open up a .pdf file to view the information, this link will lead you to a state government sponsored webpage of the approved nursing programs in Arizona.
Arizona Arts Development Programs – The Arizona Commission on the Arts sponsors programs and services that impact student learning as well as nurture and develop artists’ craft and skills.
Arizona Commission on the Arts, Grants – Impressive. A nice long list of grant moneys available to arts organizations and schools across the state. Some of these funding opportunities enable schools to carry out projects and maintain high quality public arts programming.
Job Seekers and Career
Arizona Career Information System – This website offers you tools to manage your career development, learn about yourself, map your high school classes, information about higher education schools and become introduced to the world of employment. Here are many of the tools necessary to plan a successful future.
Arizona State Jobs – Excellent and easy to navigate long list of all open state job opportunities. Searchy by keyword or use one of the two tab delineated job areas of Information Technology or Hot Jobs.
Arizona Arts, Career Opportunities – The Arizona Commission on the Arts provides a nice listing of current job opportunities available within the arts sector for employment, professional development, funding, exhibition and exposure. Tip: Job opportunities list is quite extensive.
Arizona Education Employment Job Board – If you are a teacher in the state of Arizona, you may want to reference this website to see if you can find that ‘perfect job match’. Search for a job by category, by map or by county name.
Arizona Estimates (State Occupational Employment and Wage Information) – Estimates on employment and wages for the state of Arizona by job category are available on this webpage of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics site. A great resource to review, perhaps, before you make that commitment to embarking on your career or even before a career educational program is undertaken.
Leadership and Development
Arizona Medical Association – Here is a voluntary membership organization for all Arizona medical and osteopathic physicians. Effective legislative advocacy, professional leadership and an effort to build strong community relationships is at its core.
Arizona Dental Hygienists’ Association – If you are a professional dental hygienist, this organization is here to support you relative to ongoing changes and news on national policies and programs, monitoring legislation and providing continuing education in the field.
Digital Arizona Library (DAZL) – Whether you are a student, teacher, professional or family member, you will be amazed at the quantity and quality of educational resources available on this website. Easy to navigate and well categorized relative to age-specific, content area and purpose.
Arizona Builders Alliance – This organization’s purpose is to lead their members and the construction industry to great productivity and profitability. They provide numerous tools with which to accomplish this – programs, apprenticeships, workshops, webinars, legislation, networking…if you are in the construction business and have a desire to further your career in Arizona, you may want to take a look at this group.
Entrepreneurs and Start-ups
Arizona 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.
Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services – 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.
Arizona 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 – Arizona – Here is a comprehensive resource directory to assist veterans, service members, and their dependents with questions about healthcare, financial assistant, and more.