Education, Training and Workshops

Advantage West

AdvantageWest Economic Development Group is western North Carolina's regional economic development commission. Chartered by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1994, AdvantageWest is a non-profit...

Alleghany Developmental Day Program

We are a Developmental Day School offering services to children with special needs as well as typically developing children.

Alzheimer's Association of Western North Carolina

Serving 49 central and western counties in North Carolina, the Alzheimer’s Association - Western Carolina Chapter is here to help. We provide education and support to all those facing Alzheimer...

Appalachian State University

Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northwestern North Carolina, Appalachian State University has built a national reputation for providing outstanding academics. With a student/faculty ratio of 17:1,...

Ashe County High School

Welcome to Ashe County High School. The administration and staff is dedicated to providing a safe and orderly school climate and an environment that enhances the educational process.

Ashe County Middle School

Volunteers are needed on a regular basis to tutor individual students in math and reading. Also volunteers are needed to assist with filing, book check-out, and labeling in the library.

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Ashe County NCWorks Career Center

Types of services: We provide jobseekers with a variety of no-cost resources including workshops, networking opportunities, job fairs, coaching, and (depending on eligibility) training support to help you...

Ashe County Partnership for Children

Ashe Child Care Resource and Referral offers a variety of services for parents, child care providers and the community. Services for Parents * Referrals, not recommendations, to all legally operating...

Ashe County Public Library

Ashe County is located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in the northwestern corner of North Carolina, bordering Tennessee and Virginia. With one location and an outreach vehicle, the Ashe County...

Ashe County Transportation Authority

Ashe County Transportation Authority is community transportation designed to meet your transportation needs. If your needs require handling personal assistive devices i.e. wheel chair, walker, etc., we...

Ashe Developmental Day School

Five Star Day Care; Physical and Speech Therapy; Occupational Therapy. Transportation, field trips, meals, certified teacher, infant specialist. In house afterschool for school-age children.

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Ashe Family Literacy

Ashe Family Literacy is an Even Start Family Literacy Program funded through the Ashe Partnership for Children, Wilkes Community College and the Ashe County School system. The Family Literacy program...

Ashe Latino Center

Provides resource and referral services for the Latino population in Ashe County. Staffed by volunteers, call will be answered by volunteers that pick up messages. Provides referral to local agencies, job...

Ashe Services for Aging

Provides a broad range of services designed to improve the quality of life for older adults. Services include: certified Nurse Aid services, personal care, respite care, home management, case management,...

Asheville TEACCH Center

Consultation and instruction for parents in working with children who have learning or developmental disabilities associated with autism; information and referral to appropriate agencies; diagnostic...

ASU Charles and Geneva Scott Scottish Rite Communication Disorders Clinic

The Charles E. and Geneva S. Scott Scottish Rite Communication Disorders Clinic, a non-profit organization, is a unit in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the Beaver College of...

Avery County High School

We are dedicated to teaching our students to be good citizens. Establishing and maintaining a peaceful educational setting, with adults acting appropriately and setting the positive example is the basis...

Avery County Morrison Library

-A variety of books for all ages -Extensive reference collections -NC Local History/Genealogy collection with books and microfilm on this area and early settlement -Let's Talk About It series for adults -...

Avery County YO! Program

After school services include tutoring, mentoring, healthy snacks, community service projects, interactive play, etc.

Avery Middle School

We believe all students are capable of becoming life-long learners and all students should be provided with a variety of instructional approaches, strategies, activities, and assessments that meet...

Banner Elk Elementary School

Banner Elk School is situated in the heart of Banner Elk, North Carolina. The school was established in 1939 as part of the WPA project. Our beautiful stone building has been through many generations,...

Basic Skills/GED Program-Mayland Community College

It is the goal of the Basic Skills Program that our students will achieve one or more of the following outcomes: improve skills in reading, writing, and/or mathematics, earn a GED certificate, prepare to...

Bethel Elementary School

Public Education for Grades K-8

Birthing Center Education Office

Birthing services include classes in prepared childbirth and newborn parenting, infant CPR, hospital tours, and New Baby Day Camp. Other services include breast-feeding support, Babes in Arms and Babes on...

Blowing Rock Elementary School

Public Education for Grades K-8

Blue Ridge Elementary School

Blue Ridge Elementary School will encourage dreams, inspire hope, fulfill needs, and prepare for success.

Caldwell Community College-Watauga Campus

Provides Accessible, Quality Instruction in Curriculum and Continuing Education Classes. Supports Economic Development Through Comprehensive Resources to Business, Industry, and Agencies. Offers Diverse...

Children's Castle Child Care, Inc.

Our mission is to be the leading provider of quality child care in Avery County. To be the place where you can leave your children with complete confidence that they will be cared for and watched over by...

Children's Council of Watauga

The Children's Council of Watauga County is a local nonprofit that works to build a strong foundation for children's learning and development by strengthening families, the early childhood system,...

Children's Development Center-First Baptist Church of Blowing Rock

We are a three star center with a one teacher per eight children ratio. We operate as a pre-school with children being enrolled at 3 years of age and potty trained. The center provides two snacks a day....

Cooperative Extension 4-H

4-H offers programs to North Carolina’s young people in their communities; 4-H programs include clubs, special interest programs, summer camps, school enrichment and after school child care.

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Cove Creek Elementary School

Cove Creek School serves 300 students from the Sugar Grove and Vilas communities in Watauga County. Students are assigned to Cove Creek School in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade.

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Cranberry Middle School

Cranberry Middle School, through supportive relationships and rigorous, relevant curriculum, will prepare every student to transition to and succeed in high school and beyond. . .

Crossnore Elementary School

The mission of Crossnore Elementary School is to promote: a strong work ethic with rigor for all, an internalization of positive social skill, a positive commitment to each other and a global society! Our...

Crossnore School & Children's Home

Crossnore School & Children's Home is a 100+ year old child welfare agency in western North Carolina, offering residential and community-based foster care, outpatient and school-based therapy, and a...

Employment Security Commission of North Carolina

-Employment services for employed and unemployed persons seeking full or part-time work, temporary, or odd jobs. -Services for employers who list their job openings by providing professional interviewers...

Extended Learning Centers of Watauga County Schools

The Extended Learning Center (ELC) after school program offers supervised educational, recreational, and enrichment activities 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. for Watauga County Schools students in grades K-5 at...

Freedom Trail Elementary School

Freedom Trail is a unique school located in an area rich with tradition, history and culture. Our students excel in all areas. I believe that our students can grow up to be anything they want. They simply...

Good News Preschool - Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church

Students ages 3 through entry into Kindergarten enjoy this program filled with learning readiness, socialization skills, art, music, and play in a loving, Christian environment.

Green Valley Elementary School

At Green Valley we are committed to academic excellence¸ understanding diversity¸ and the development of every child´s social¸ emotional¸ and intellectual well being. Our...

Hardin Park Elementary School

Located in the mountain of Boone, North Carolina, is Hardin Park Elementary School. Hardin Park houses approximately 720 students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. The students come to the school...

Healthy Carolinians - Ashe County

Vision - "A Healthy Ashe County shows value for all by providing a social, physical, economic, emotional and spiritual environment that supports health, healing, and happiness through open, active,...

Human Resources Development Program-Mayland Community College

The Human Resources Development program is designed to provide employments skills training to unemployed and underemployed adults.

Intermountain Children's Services, Inc.- Intermountain Head Start

Education, Parent Involvement, Social Services, Services to the disabled, Health, Nutrition, Mental Health, Crisis Intervention, Counseling, Transportation, Parenting Classes

Juvenile Mediation

Length of service:

1 to 3 months

The program provides mediation to juveniles to prevent violence and other negative outcomes by resolving conflicts with peers, school personnel, parents...

Labor Ready

Each year, Labor Ready dispatches approximately 350,000 Temporary Associates to jobs in construction, manufacturing, hospitality, events, restoration, auto services, logistics and warehousing, retail...

Learning & Fun Preschool, Inc.

We are a 4-star child care and preschool center. We are also part of the federal food program - serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks.

Lees-McRae College

Lees-McRae College is an engaged learning community where students are inspired to pursue excellence and make a difference in the world. We offer a challenging intellectual environment for every student...

Mabel Elementary School

We are extremely proud of our school and enjoy introducing new friends to our community. Visitors are not only impressed by the school facilities and high academic standards but also with the warm, caring...

Mary Mckinney

Length of service:  4 to 6 months

General Systems Theory is helpful for this exploration in determining more about available resources. I provide a safe environment to examine and understand...

Mayland Coummunity College

Mayland Community College is located in Blue Ridge section of the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina on the Avery/Michell county line. MCC is chartered to serve Mitchell, Avery and Yancey...

Mountain Pathways Montessori School

Mountain Pathways School (MPMS), a Montessori school, was founded in 1987 by a group of parents and educators who wanted for our region's children an opportunity for interdisciplinary education that met...

Mountain View Elementary School

On behalf of the staff, I take pleasure in welcoming you to Mountain View Elementary School. You are providing us with bright, creative, enthusiastic and individualistic children who will become excellent...

NC Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Cooperative Extension gives our residents easy access to the resources and expertise of NC State University and NC A&T State University. Through educational programs, publications, and...

NC Works Career Center (Avery, Mitchell, Yancey)

Types of services: We provide jobseekers with a variety of no-cost resources including workshops, networking opportunities, job fairs, coaching, and (depending on eligibility) training support to help you...

Newland Elementary School

Newland Elementary School is a unique school located in an area rich with tradition, history and culture.

North Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation

Evaluation; physical restoration; training; vocational guidance and counseling; job placement.

Odyssey of the Mind

Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to...

On Track Financial Education and Counseling

Counseling/Education for individuals and families on budgeting and money management, avoiding bankruptcy, reverse mortgages, and debt collection.

Parent to Parent Family Support Network-High Country (FSN-HC)

We provide information and support for families who have a premature infant, a child with a disability or chronic illness, or a family who has experienced the death of their child. We can match a family...

Parkway Elementary School

There is a tremendous amount of pride associated with Parkway. We are committed to helping your child grow not only in academics but all facets of life. There is a strong sense of "family" at Parkway and...

Phillips-Gwaltney Child Development Center

Mayland Community College houses The Phillips-Gwaltney Child Development Center (PGCDC) a self-supporting laboratory school on the main campus in Spruce Pine, NC. The Phillips-Gwaltney Child Development...

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina

(PCANC) ensures prevention is a priority in our state and that all communities have the knowledge, skills and resources needed to prevent child maltreatment at the local level. We believe child abuse and...

Rainbow Center for Children

We provide five - 24 hour, residential group homes for children who are abused, neglected, dependent, undisciplined and/or delinquent. All programs use the Teaching Family Treatment model. Services...

Riverside Elementary School

Riverside is a Prekindergarten to 5th Grade school located in Avery County, NC. We are a small community based school with a wonderful staff and remarkable students. I am currently in my first year as...

SOAR Program-Mayland Community College

To qualified students, SOAR offers the following services: Study Skills Assessment/ Study Skills Training; Self-Esteem Building; College Adjustment/College Resources; Personality Type Assessment; Learning...

Sugar Grove Developmental Day School

We are a non-profit child care center in Watauga County. We provide child care services for children ranging in age from birth to 6 years old. As a 501(c)3 corporation, we are licensed to provide...

The Crossnore Academy

The Crossnore Academy is a K-12 charter public school, with four 45 day quarters for a total of 180 school days. Attendance is open to community students whose special needs can best be served by the...

The Crossnore School

Founded in 1913, The Crossnore School is a private, non-profit children's home and school in the western North Carolina mountains. Most residents live at Crossnore because they can no longer remain in...

Thomas O. Eller Preschool Language Classroom

At the Preschool Language Classroom (PLC) at Appalachian State University, we are concerned about preschool-age children (2-5 years old) who have communication delays or disorders.

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Two Rivers Community School

Welcome to Two Rivers Community School (TRCS). We began serving the families of Watauga and surrounding counties in the 2005-2006 school year. Governed by a Board of Directors, TRCS incorporates a...

U.S. Army-Boone Recruiting Station

The U.S. Army, a key component of the U.S. Armed Forces, is made up of the best-trained, most dedicated, most respected Soldiers in the world â protecting America's freedoms at home and abroad,...

Valle Crucis Elementary School

We are a K-8 school located in the beautiful Valle Crucis community of Watauga County and are extremely proud of our rich history, sensational scenery, and educational achievements. Our school houses more...

Vocational Rehabilitation Services

The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services provides counseling, training, education, transportation, job placement, assistive technology and other support services to those with physical,...

Watauga County Parks and Recreation

The Watauga County Parks and Recreation Department strives to provide a wide variety of quality recreational programming opportunities in the areas of arts, youth and adult athletics, special programs,...

Watauga County Public Schools

The Watauga County Schools system serves approximately 4,625 students in nine schools. There are eight combined elementary/middle schools for pre-kindergarten through eighth grade students and one high...

Watauga High School

We believe everyone can learn and deserves a fair and equal opportunity to learn. The mission of Watauga High School is to provide an environment where students, home, and community can work together to...

Watauga Literacy Association

The Watauga Literacy Association and the Watauga County Library have a natural partnership. Librarians have long been leaders in promoting literacy. In communities across the nation, the public library...

Westwood Elementary School

Westwood Elementary is a pre-kindergarten through sixth grade school located in Northwest North Carolina. We have 703 students with an additional 43 pre-kindergarten students located at the Ashe County...

Wilkes Community College - Ashe County

Welcome to the Ashe Campus of Wilkes Community College! We are delighted that you are interested in taking advantage of the many educational opportunities offered through our campus, and we look forward...