Education and Schools
ESOL: Washington & Lee University
Facilitates communication within the increasingly diverse population in Rockbridge County. Works with speakers of all languages. Offers formal ESOL classes and one-on-one tutoring arrangements, Spanish classes for adults, free translation of documents (Spanish-English/English-Spanish), and a hotline to provide immediate interpreting services.
Edx Online Courses
Online courses from the world’s best universities.
Non-profit educational website created in 2006 by educator Salman Khan to provide “a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.”-Wikipedia
Online College Database
Compare colleges; filter by tuition, enrollment size, campus setting, male/female ratio, student to faculty ratio, ROTC availability and acceptance rate. Sourced from U.S. federal government databases including the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS).
Shenandoah Initiative for Adult Education (Includes Rockbridge County contacts)
SHINE provides opportunities for adult learning and growth with multiple instructional approaches: High School Equivalency Test instruction and preparation Workshops for Reading and Writing, Math, Science, and Social Studies Adult High School Completion National External Diploma Program (NEDP) English Language Acquisition (ELA) Academic and Workforce Transition Counselling PluggedInVA (training for high-demand job areas)