Postsecondary Education & Training Resources

College Student Writing

Virginia Resources

State Council of Higher Education in Virginia
This site provides information regarding Virginia’s institutes of higher learning including information on accreditation, financial aid, military education information, tuition and fees, and much more.

Virginia Department of Education-Career Clusters
This website helps students investigate careers and design courses of study to advance their career goals.

Virginia Department of Education-Diploma Options
This website provides specific information regarding requirements related to diploma options in Virginia.

Virginia Interagency Transition Council: Postsecondary Education
This one page fact sheet, developed by the Virginia Intercommunity Transition Council, provides information and resources regarding postsecondary educational options for students with disabilities.


Additional Resources

Going to College
Going to College contains information about living college life with a disability. It’s designed for high school students and provides video clips, activities, and additional resources that can help students get a head start in planning for college.

Think College
Think College contains information about college options for people with disabilities.

A Guide to Visual Disabilities: How Colleges Help Visually Impaired Students Succeed
Obtaining a college education is no easy task, but for students with visual disabilities, the path to completing a degree program is lined with unique challenges and barriers. The following guide explores how visual impairments impact the educational experience, what colleges are doing for the visually impaired, and includes numerous resources, as well insight and tips from experts and a list of scholarships and grants.

Article from Association of American Colleges & Universities
It Takes More than a Major: Employer Priorities for College Learning and Student Success: Overview and Key Findings

This article provides an employer perspective on important skills desired from college graduates, beyond a college degree.