Education & Training

Get the education or training necessary to meet the requirements of your chosen career. From high school to college, we have the tools to help you climb the career ladder.

HIGH SCHOOL/GED/HiSET

  • Career Online High School: Get your high school diploma completely online through this accredited program. You must meet certain admission criteria and be accepted in the program.
  • Learning Express Library: Take online practice exams for the GED or HiSET and you'll be ready for test day (Library card and PIN required).
  • In-person test prep: The North Kansas City School's adult education and literacy group offers free, in-class test prep classes for those interested in obtaining their high school equivalency credential. Other prep classes throughout the state of Missouri are also offered.
  • State of Missouri—HiSET requirements: Learn what you need to study for the test, eligibility requirements, testing locations, and how to register for it.
  • Test prep library resources: "Check out" these practice books for all kinds of tests and certification exams.

VOCATIONAL & TRADE SCHOOLS

CAREER LICENSURE

Once you graduate from an accredited vocational program you may be required to take certified exams for state licensure. Here are resources that can guide you in the right direction.

TECHNOLOGY TRAINING RESOURCES

  • Northstar: Knowing how to use a computer is increasingly important in our world. This resource can assess your digital skills. Earn Northstar certificates and prove to future employers you have the digital skills necessary for employment.
  • DigitalLearn.org: Sign up for a Digital Learn account with your library card number to learn about computer basics, Microsoft Office apps and more.

Need additional information?

Contact the Library's Career Resource Specialist:

Email | Phone: 816.701.3663

SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT TODAY