Adult Education Frequently Asked Questions:
- Is Financial Aid Available?
Yes, Federal Pell grants and other forms of aid are available to those who qualify; which is determined by the federal government based on the person’s previous year W2. It is only available for programs that are 600 hours or longer. Current eligible programs include: Esthetics, Cosmetology, Practical Nursing (Full and Part-Time), and Machining Technology. Any questions contact: Claudette Knestrick at email@example.com or 440-746-8337.
OnLine Registration is now available. Click HERE to begin the registration process online!
- How Do I Register for Classes?
Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover Card required
Mail: CVCC Adult Education, 8001 Brecksville Rd., Brecksville, OH 44141-1296
Walk-In: Mon. – Thurs. 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. • Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Adult Education Office
Payment Methods: Cash (Exact Change Required During Pandemic), Personal/Company Check, Money Order, Visa, MasterCard,
American Express, and Discover Card Make checks payable to Cuyahoga Valley CC/AE
- What Credentials or Certifications Are Received Upon Program Completion?
- CVCC is not a credit granting institution. We are part of the University System of Ohio through which students can receive credit for certain education programs completed at CVCC. Articulation agreements are in place with degree granting institutions which give students credit for selected coursework they complete when applying it toward a degree in the same field.
Career Development programs have an industry credential that students acquire after completion of the program and an industry exam.
Career Enhancement programs prepare students to acquire or advance skills and prepare for entry level positions. These courses do not have an industry credential offered. The student gets a certificate of completion from CVCC for the program.
- Are Discounts Available for Senior Citizens?
Discounts are given for District Resident Seniors only; there are NO Free classes. Required age is 60 years or older and living in school districts served by CVCC. They include, Brecksville/Broadview Hts., Cuyahoga Hts., Garfield Hts., Independence, Nordonia Hills, North Royalton, Revere and Twinsburg.
- Who is Considered a District Resident?
District residents are members of the 8 districts we serve who pay taxes to those school systems. (Brecksville/Broadview Hts., Cuyahoga Hts., Garfield Hts., Independence, Nordonia Hills, North Royalton, Revere and Twinsburg).
- Are GED/ESOL Classes Available?
GED/ESOL classes are available through a partnership with Cuyahoga Community College. Classes are free but you must register online for an orientation prior to starting classes.
Click here for GED/Aspire Program Orientation
Click here for English for Speakers of Other Languages Orientation
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.
Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Telephone: 770-396-3898 / FAX: 770-396-3790
Training Programs Approved by:
Ohio Board of Nursing
Ohio Board of Cosmetology
Ohio Department of Public Health
Ohio Department of Public Safety
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs