Adult Education

Job & Career Training Open House

Polaris invites you to our upcoming Adult Education Job & Career Training Open House on May 8, 2024 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Learn about our program offerings, financial aid and tour our newly renovated labs and classrooms.

Our Adult Job & Career Training Open House will give you the opportunity to talk directly to our instructors and see the impressive learning spaces. Attend this FREE event and get into the enrollment pipeline EARLY. Learn what Financial Aid options are available and how you can gain the skills you need to succeed in the following programs:

You don't have to wait to get acquainted with us. We also offer personal tours and information sessions. Call Theresa Liska at 440-891-7697 to schedule yours today!

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Personal tours are available. For more information, please contact Theresa Liska, Transitions Coordinator at 440-891-7697.

Adult Job & Career Training Program Overview

Our Job & Career Training programs are designed to prepare you for employment in one of 13 in-demand career fields. Course offerings and content remain current with today’s changing technology and job market. Our Mission Statement reflects this goal.

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Starting a new career is easier than ever at Polaris. No matter where you are in life – whether you are entering the workforce for the first time or looking to change careers – your first step begins HERE. As a Polaris Adult Job & Career Training program student, you will receive hands-on training in a state-of-the-art lab setting and employability skills training that will help prepare you to find the job that's right for you!

Financial aid is available (to those who qualify) for most Job & Career Training programs. To learn more or to start the registration process, contact Theresa at 440.891.7697, email Theresa Liska or download our 2023-2024 Adult Education Job & Career Training Catalog.

Graduates of Job & Career Training programs will receive the following during instruction or upon completion

  • Career Portfolio – documentation of your capabilities

  • Certificate of Completion – 90% attendance and passing grades required

  • Job Readiness Assistance – training in job-seeking skills, resumé writing and interviewing techniques

  • Job Search Assistance

  • College Credit – Polaris Career Center is a member of the University System of Ohio which is governed by the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Polaris Career Center Job & Career Training programs offer the opportunity to earn college credit through the Ohio Department of Higher Education and are listed individually stating the amount of potential college credit earned through either the One Year Option or CT2 programs. It is important to note that college credit is granted by the institution the student plans on attending. Polaris Career Center does not grant any college credit and each program has specific requirements a student is required to meet to be eligible to earn college credit. Feel free to contact the Adult Education Office if you have questions regarding pathways toward earning college credit through a Polaris Job & Career Training Program.

Call 440.891.7697 for additional details.


  • Residents and/or high school graduates from the following communities are given a $100 discount on any of the Job & Career Training Programs: Berea, Brook Park, Brooklyn, Fairview Park, Middleburg Heights, North Olmsted, Olmsted Falls, Olmsted Township and Strongsville.

  • Polaris Career Center GED graduates are given a $100 tuition discount on any of the Job & Career Training Programs.