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Mindy Pittis

Adult Diploma Coordinator
Main Campus

Kevin Brendler

Aspire, Teacher
Main Campus, Adult Education Center

Aimee Steiding

Aspire, Teacher
Main Campus, Lawrence County One-Stop Center


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The Aspire program in Ohio is a free program that provides adults with the skills they need to be successful in post-secondary education and training and employment. The program offers a variety of services, including:

  • Basic math, reading, and writing skills
  • Adult Secondary Education/High School Equivalence preparation
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Life skills, employability skills, and computer skills
  • Occupational skills training

Aspire programs are offered at flexible locations and times to meet the diverse needs of adult learners. All students are required to attend orientation, where an assessment is given to help determine the individual's educational plan and goals.

Aspire is a great opportunity for adults who want to improve their skills and advance their careers. The program is free and there are no eligibility requirements. To learn more about Aspire, visit the Ohio Department of Higher Education website or contact your local community college or adult education center.

Here are some of the benefits of participating in the Aspire program:

  • Improve your academic skills and earn your high school diploma or equivalent
  • Learn English as a second language
  • Develop job-ready skills in high-demand fields
  • Get help with career planning and job placement
  • Connect with other adult learners and build a support network

If you're an adult in Lawrence County who is looking to improve your skills and advance your career, the Aspire program is a great option. You can contact us at the information below.

How We Can Help

Our Aspire program provides three specific programs that can help you get on track to achieve your goals:

Aspire Location and Times

Collins Career Technical Center
11627 State Route 243
Chesapeake, OH 45619
(740) 867-6641 Ext 442
Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm

One Stop - Lawrence County OhioMeansJobs
120 N Third Street
Ironton, Ohio 45638
(740) 867-6641 Ext 442
Monday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday-Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Walk-ins welcome. Appointments encouraged. Please call (740) 867-6641 x442 to schedule an appointment at either location.