Did you know Florida has the number one state college system in America?
So, wether you are still in high school planning your future or an adult looking to embark on a new career path, there are numerous programs for people in the Glades to take advantage of. Here are some schools, resources, and programs we recommend to make your future brighter.
Hendry & Glades Counties
CareerSource Southwest Florida
Why we recommend: this state-wide program works with local community partners to provide job preparation services free of charge and also matches job seekers to training programs, financial aide, and job placement opportunities. Learn More →
Clewiston Adult School
Why we recommend: This conveniently located school offers several valuable courses - from GED preparation, Adult Basic Education and English Classes (for people who speak other languages), to skilled trade courses such as welding, substitute teacher, and security guard certifications. Learn More →
FSW Colligate High
Why we recommend: This one-of-a-kind program offered at Labelle and Clewiston High Schools provides dual enrollment courses to high school juniors and seniors, giving them the opportunity to earn an AA degree at no-cost while they earn their high school diploma. The program is operating and accredited by Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) and will soon launch in Glades county. Learn More →
FSW Hendry Glades Curtis Center
Why we recommend: Located in Labelle, this location of FSW State College offers a variety of courses and many of the amenities the main FSW campus provides such as: academic success center, open computer labs, career planning programs, peer tutors, a full service library, financial aid office, study rooms, a student lounge, and is staffed with professional and peer tutor, and more. Learn More →
Industrial Skills Training Program (ISTA)
Why we recommend: 3-year Technical Skills Training Program is like no other. It is not only free for those who qualify, it pays students for their time in class. Learn More →