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Pennsylvania is a very diverse economy and society.  It is a combination of new and old economies run by a multi-generational workforce.  A new economy that is more automated and connected is emerging.  We are laser focused on developing a 21st century strategy that better connects higher education and industry at multiple levels.  Ask us how we can start you on an educational pathway, that meets you where you are at, in getting the career you want to have. 
  • Take a short-term training that leads to an industry-recognized credential and employment
  • Complete a certificate program that allows you to transition into a degree program
  • Add certifications and micro-credentials to degrees you have already obtained to move up the career ladder

Short-term Workforce Training


Our online education solutions -- in the classroom and online – are ready to serve all of our students today and in the future. Whether you are looking to expand your skill set, earn professional credits, or learn something new, our courses and certificates pair perfectly with a busy schedule. 

Earn ACE Credit®, HRCI Credits, IACET CEUs, PMI PDUs, SHRM PDCs

Certificate Programs


Workforce and industry certificate programs provide students the opportunity to earn a credential along with obtaining credits in an education and career pathway.

The programs are designed to support incremental progress and ideal for working adult learners, those that are unsure about committing to a four-year degree, and those that want to earn as they learn.

Apprenticeship and WEDnet PA


WEDnetPA
Pennsylvania offers qualified employers the opportunity to train new and existing employees through WEDnetPA. The progressive training program, funded by the Department of Community and Economic Development, provides qualified companies with money for training in a wide range of essential skills and high-tech topics.

NWPA 2-YEAR PLASTICS PROCESS TECHNICIAN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM
The Keystone Community Education Council (KCEC) has teamed up with Clarion University and the American Injection Molding (AIM) Institute to help bridge the skills gap in Northwestern Pennsylvania's manufacturing workforce. This state-registered program will allow the apprentices to advance their skills and help progress our region's manufacturing base.

Personal & Professional Development Courses


  • ONLINE 2021 TAX AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS

  • QUALIFIED APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS/COMPETENT LEARNER MODEL ADVANCED COMPETENCY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

  • INTENTIONAL ONLINE TEACHING: TOOLS  TO TEACHING ONLINE (2022 Dates TBD)

  • Kids in College Summer Camp (July 2022)

Testing Services


The following tests are offered as part of Continuing Education: PRAXISCLEP and CESP.

Questions?

 

Hope Lineman
Dean, Career & Workforce Education
814-393-1270

Amariliz Sanchez
Clerical support
814 393 1207

Last Updated 10/6/21