Colleges and Programs

Louisiana Believes, Pathways to Teaching – Here is a very helpful web subsite sponsored by the Louisiana DOE. The process to become a certified teacher in the state is outlined from quite a few different perspectives. There is also assistance and information relative to advancement and benefits.

Louisiana Career Compass – Are there obstacles that are keeping you from pursuing a post-secondary education? If so, the goal of Career Compass is to help you navigate your way toward a successful post-secondary institution upon high school graduation. Their focus is on a realistic plan for your future.

EdD Programs – If you are considering an advanced degree in education, you may want to check out this website for degree programs and doctoral funding opportunities.

College Scholarships, Louisiana – The ‘Quick Navigation’ feature on this website will help you find financial aid and scholarship information.

Louisiana College Grants Database – If you are a returning to college student, many options available for funding your higher education are provided on this website. Many grants and scholarships are listed for you to research and consider.

Most Affordable Colleges in Louisiana – If you are concerned about transfer credit to a Louisiana institute of higher learning, or if you need guidance on locating a college that is affordable to you, or maybe you are just perusing the grant and scholarship options for the state…..this site is a great resource.

Teacher Certification Degrees, Louisiana – If it’s your desire to become a teacher in the state of Louisiana, there are many paths to certification. The various certification processes are outlined for you on this website.

Healthcare Pathways, Louisiana – WOW! This is a wonderful website for information on the healthcare industry in Louisiana relative to schools (long list here with offerings at each), education requirements for specific healthcare jobs, career and employer information. Definitely worth a look if you want to work in the healthcare industry or if you are currently in a career but want to maximize your potential or expand your expertise and skillset.

 

Job Seekers and Career

Teach Louisiana – Open teaching jobs by geographical area are available on this subsite of the Louisiana DOE website. If geographical area doesn’t matter to you, search by teaching position is also an option.

Louisiana Government Jobs – Here’s a handy listing of government job openings by county, city, tribal sites, public utilities and other categories.

Louisiana Workforce Commission, Apprenticeships – This organization will assist you in locating that ideal apprenticeship position while also supporting Louisiana’s employers and workforce partners. Their mission is straightforward: ‘We put people to work’.

iHireConstruction, Louisiana – Very simply, you want a job in construction in the state of Louisiana? Look no further than this search tool.

Louisiana Dept. of State Civil Service, Jobs – This webpage on the state civil service website has a long list of current job openings. As well, there is information on testing locations, a sample test for your preparation and veteran and individuals with disabilities considerations.

Teach New Orleans – So many open teaching and support positions on this job board along with other school- and network-based positions. Posted by date, most recent first.

Louisiana Estimates (State Occupational Employment and Wage Information) – Estimates on employment and wages for the state of Louisiana 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

Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators – This organization is a professional nonprofit and aims to recognize and promote the use of computers in education. The end purpose being to support the full integration of the power of technology to assist in meeting educational goals and outcomes to the benefit of all students.

Louisiana Rural Health Information Hub – If you want the latest information on current healthcare situations or perhaps, just update yourself on trends and articles of the profession, this webpage on the RHI Hub is a super resource.

Louisiana Health Organizations – If it’s a convenient, long list of organizations and affiliations in the healthcare industry across Louisiana is what you need, look here!

Louisiana Believes, Teacher Toolbox – Resources are here for the current educator to assist in the design and development of effective learning relative to lesson planning and content delivery in the classroom.

ABC Pelican – This organization is a diverse, nonprofit association comprised of contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and industry professionals who work together to advance the construction industry by embracing free enterprise philosophies.

 

Entrepreneurs and Start-ups

Louisiana Business Incubation Association – This group has been a valuable resource to incubator managers’ discussions, important state and federal legislation, economic incentives and best practices for the purpose of continued growth of Louisiana’s economy. A comprehensive program of business services and guidance relative to the needs of a start-up enhance the changes for success.

Louisiana 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.

How to Start a Business in Louisiana – WOW! This site is a super resource for instructions and guidance on your business venture startup.

Starting Your Business in Louisiana – If you are a ‘step-by-step’ person, then this website on how to start your Louisiana business in 7 steps will be a great resource for you. Behind each step is further information and guidance that is clear and concise without being overwhelming.

BusinessNameUSA – When this site says ‘One Stop Business Registration’ they mean it!! No matter what state, what type of business you are starting up or adding on to, licenses, permits, tax ID’s needed, you will be walked step-by-step through the process AND get a fee schedule so you know your due diligence start-up costs – at least from an administrative standpoint.

Louisiana Small Business Grants – State funding agencies, categories and the application itself can be found here.

 

Veterans

Louisiana State Department of Veterans Affairs – 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.

Louisiana U.S. 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, Louisiana – Here is a comprehensive resource directory to assist veterans, service members, and their dependents with questions about healthcare, financial assistant, and more.