Category: Adult Education

Winds of Change: Offshore Wind Power and Centura College

Written by Ashleen Brydum Last week President Biden released the details of an ambitious plan to increase offshore wind production drastically over the next ten years. Most of these commitments are to take place off the East Coast of the United States. Centura College is uniquely situated to provide...
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Everything You Need to Know About Being a Paraprofessional

Paraprofessionals play a vital role in the education setting. Often called instructional aides or teacher assistants, a paraprofessional provides key support to aid in student learning and help classrooms to be more inclusive. If you’re interested in becoming a paraprofessional here is a general overview of everything you’ll need...
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Norfolk Mayor Dr. Kenneth Alexander to serve as Chancellor for Centura College

Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Centura College, & Tidewater Tech (ACT) are pleased to announce the appointment of Kenneth Cooper Alexander as Chancellor of their institution. Dr. Kenneth Alexander will oversee policy development and provide direction for institutional mission, core values and vision while supervising external affairs for their 19...
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Think This is a Bad Time to be Looking for a Good Job? Think Again.

“Interesting Times” for Job Seekers These days, for people who happen to be exploring the idea of starting a career or finding a new line of work, a glance at current news can be, well, a bit of a downer. Global pandemic. High unemployment. Entire industries in trouble. Soaring...
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From the Desk of Dr. English: Happy Holidays

Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM), Centura College and Tidewater Tech’s Executive Vice President Dr. Joel English recaps 2020: The Year of Essential Skilled Trades Workers   Hello my friends,   The holiday season is the right time to stop, spend time with family, reflect on our blessings, and find...
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Centura College Hosts Virtual Graduation

Centura College offers essential career paths training and on Saturday, December 5th, the Chesapeake campus will hold a virtual graduation to honor the individuals graduating into the workforce. Written by Jul DeGeus This year’s pandemic brought with it the realization of essential workers; crucial operations and service employees who...
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Centura College Hosts 2020 Essential Career Training Expo

When the world hit pause, essential workers kept going. Learn what it takes to train for an Essential Healthcare or Skilled Trades Careers. Written by Jul DeGeus On Thursday, November 12, from 11:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. Centura College invites the community to attend their Essential Career Training Expo....
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Governor Northam Announces Mid-Atlantic Wind Training Alliance to Build Wind Energy Workforce in Virginia

New College Institute, Centura College, and Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy will join forces to position Virginia as leader in offshore wind industry training RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced the formation of Virginia’s first offshore and onshore wind workforce training collaborative, the Mid-Atlantic Wind Training Alliance. The program will offer industry...
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Centura College Offers Essential Allied Health and Trades Career Training

Centura College continues to provide training in allied health and skilled trades fields, so graduates have the opportunity for employment in essential careers. Written by Jul DeGeus The United States has experienced the suspending of “non-essential” career markets in order to decelerate the circulation of COVID-19. With this deferral,...
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