Hiring qualified employees has never been easier!
All KYAE programs have access to curricula to prepare students for Kentucky's top employment sectors. Click here to view the KYAE Lesson Bank.
Every adult education student has multiple opportunities to learn, practice and master the skills needed to get a job and keep a job. Click here to access Kentucky Employability Standards overview.
Through Accelerating Opportunity Kentucky (AOKY), qualified GED®-seeking students have the opportunity to earning college credit and certifications in high-demand fields.
When you hire an Accelerating Opportunity Kentucky (AOKY) student, you are hiring someone who has:
- In-demand workforce credentials;
- Training in college and career readiness; and
- The drive to be successful.
AOKY is a technical training program that combines contextualized GED® preparation with technical skills training to help prepare individuals for a high-demand job.
AOKY, a partnership between Kentucky Adult Education, the Kentucky Department of Workforce Investment/KY Career Centers and the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, offers an accelerated pathway to employment by allowing qualified GED®-seeking students to:
- Earn a GED® diploma while also being enrolled in college courses;
- Earn one or more certifications that help them get a better job now – one with a family-sustaining wage; and
- Earn college credit that can lead to a degree in the future.
To watch an AOKY student in action, click here.
Contact your local AOKY program coordinator for more information by clicking here.