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Advanced Career Education (ACE)

ACE offers credentials, certifications, and licenses in growing industries across the state to make you more valuable in today’s job market.

Classroom 2 Career Navigator

Navigate to find information on careers, colleges, military service, entrepreneurship and on-the-job training.

College for West Virginia (CFWV)

CFWV helps students plan, apply and pay for education and training beyond high school.

Pathways to the Future

This site is a collection of resources, tools and people to help students, including those with disabilities, through the journey from youth to adulthood.

West Virginia Adult Education

Discover opportunities to acquire your high school equivalency diploma or ways to improve work readiness skills, English as a Second Language and U.S. citizenship test preparation.

West Virginia Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, Inc.(WVARF)

WVARF is a non-profit organization that handles service and commodity contracts for non-profit Community Rehabilitation Programs (CRPs) that participate in the State Use Program. These CRPs across the state provide employment and other services to people with various disabilities. services include vocational evaluation, training, extended employment, job placement, supported employment and follow-up consultation. 

West Virginia Assistive Technology System (WVATS)

WVATS provides services and resources to help West Virginia residents of all ages and abilities make informed decisions about assistive technology.

West Virginia Autism Training Center

Established in 1984 by the WV Legislature and housed at Marshall University, services are available to families of West Virginians with autism spectrum disorder, as well as their educators and others significant in their lives.

West Virginia Career Technical Education (CTE)

CTE programs empower students to explore potential careers in various hands-on, technical training programs. CTE programs not only teach students real-world knowledge and skills, but also provide opportunities for industry-recognized credentials and meaningful work-based learning experiences.

West Virginia Community and Technical College System (CTCS)

CTCS coordinates community and technical colleges statewide, partnering with businesses to meet workforce needs and ensuring a meaningful education for students.

West Virginia Department of Education

The government agency that oversees the K-12 public school system in West Virginia.

West Virginia GEAR UP

A federally funded program, the program’s goal is to help more students pursue their dreams of earning a college diploma or skillset certificate.

West Virginia Guideposts to Graduation

A website of the West Virginia Department of Education’s Office of Special Education, which provides information on the different pathways and supports available to students with disabilities on their journey toward graduation from high school.

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

The Commission consists of nine members and has the responsibility of overseeing public four-year institutions of higher education.

West Virginia Parent Training and Information, Inc. (WVPTI)

The WVPTI is a non-profit organization committed to improving the lives and education of children through a special emphasis on children and youth with disabilities and special healthcare needs. WVPTI strives to provide parents and families the tools to ensure that children, youth and young adults with special needs lead enriched lives as full members of their schools and communities.

West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED)

CED serves as a resource to the community in the areas of education, research and service as it relates to the needs of people with disabilities. CED has a variety of programs to help individuals with disabilities be as independent as possible in their own communities.

Work Incentive Planning and Assistance (WIPA)

The goal of the WIPA program is to provide information and expertise to beneficiaries of Social Security or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits to enable those beneficiaries with disabilities to make informed choices to successfully transition to work.

WorkForce West Virginia

WorkForce West Virginia is a one-stop center for workforce resources, including job opportunities, unemployment compensation, training and workforce development services.


WVABLE allows many people with disabilities a way to save and invest without losing public benefits.