Youth Programs

Youth Programs

Youth programs at Parkland College prepare learners ages 16-24 for jobs and college.  In addition to free high school equivalency prep, students complete a career portfolio, tour the Parkland College campus, and gain valuable life skills. Eligible students have the opportunity toshadow college classes, jobs that interest them, and participate in WIOA programs and work-based learning that pay them to attend class.


Job Skills & Career Planning

Morning classes

Evening classes


Interested:  Contact us by phone or email.

Phone: 217/351-2580



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