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Learning Express Logo Learning Express

Interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests. Also includes New GED test materials.



Mango Languages Logo Mango Languages

Learn a language from the following list: Spanish, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Greek, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, AND English for Polish, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish speakers.



Optimal Resume

Use this website to create resumes and cover letters, take skills assessments, practice interviewing, and post your resume to a job board at no cost to you. 




Universal Class Logo Small Universal Class

Offers approximately 500 courses of interest for continuing education and general interest. Courses are offered online and are self paced. Instructors are available for questions. Search the site today and sign up for classes from computers to the cosmos.

 Jobs, Career and Education Websites

Bureau of Labor Statistics - statistics on inflation, consumer spending, unemployment, wages, benefits and productivity. - connecting students to information that will help them succeed in getting to college.

College in Colorado - offers information and planning strategies for education and careers. Includes information on scholarships.

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment - find information on employment services, unemployment benefits, worker's compensation, labor standards.

Colorado Job Bank - Search for job listings in Colorado including jobs in: state government, libaries, teaching, Colorado Workforce Center...

Colorado Mountain College - offers 2 and 4 year degrees + non degree classes. Programs that help job seekers are offered, as well.

Colorado Workforce Center - provide a variety of free services to assist employers and job seekers alike. These include: job listings, computer & internet access, career counseling & training for job seekers; and recruitment of workers, pre-screening & referral services, tax credits, and training reimbursement for employers.

Connecting Colorado - a state and county supported website with job postings for job seekers, a website where employers can post job openings, and special services for veterans looking for jobs.

FastWeb - search for scholarships. To get the most out of this site, it is best to register and create a user profile so that you can be matched to available scholarships.

Free Test Prep - find ACT, SAT and GED practice tests and study help on this free website developed by an educational consultant. - a single source website for job seekers.  Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages from this site.  Search all jobs in Vail by using the 81657 zip code (and do not insert any keywords).

Occupational Outlook Handbook - find information about different types of jobs including education requirements, earnings and expected job prospects. search job postings from newspapers, the web, and company websites using this one website.  To search all jobs in Vail, just input 81657 into the location box (and do not insert any keywords).

The College Database - use the interactive map to find tuition, enrollment and accreditation data for up to date information about specific colleges, universities and technical programs.  

Tuition Funding Sources -  this database contains information on general scholarships that can be used at any school, as well as information on  millions of scholarships that are school specific, meaning they are only available at the sponsoring school.  Next to federal and state grants, this scholarship category is the largest pool of scholarships available and is one of the reasons the TFS scholarship database is so large. New scholarships are added to the database every month.  This database is made available to Colorado Public Library patrons for the first time in 2012.

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