Choose Your Own Career Path
A four-year college is just one of many options when it comes to a
fulfilling – and sustainable career.
The demand for Skilled Labor has never been higher. With shorter programs,
smaller classes, and abundant hands-on training, trade schools often lead to
well-paying jobs with higher-than-average salaries, job security and other
Streamline Your Career
Erie, Huron & Ottawa County have endless career opportunities – many of which don’t require a Bachelor’s degree.
Tech & Engineering
Explore Your Future
Explore and immerse yourself into local industries through video, worksheets, articles and more to find out which career is right for you.
The Benefits of a Trade/Tech
School v. Four Year College
At Firelands Forward, we want to inform you of ALL your options. Whether you choose a four-year degree pathway, trade/tech school pathway, or you enter the workforce after your high school graduation.
There are pros and cons to each route. Get in touch with your guidance counselor or contact our office to discover available options.
Schools & Resources Near You
Erie County Students!
Join the Erie County Alumni Network. Stay connected to job opportunities and other resources post-graduation. Scan or click on the QR Code with your phone or other device, fill out our simple intake form, and stayed connected.
Powered by the Erie County Business Advisory Council. Available to Erie County students as this time.
Jumpstart or Grow Your
North Coast Young Professionals aims to provide networking and social opportunities to professionals under the age of 45, who work and/or reside in the Shores & Islands, Ohio region. They are dedicated to finding new ways for young adults to grow socially and professionally.