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Career Training

Peterson’s Career Prep

Receive career recommendations, create resumes and cover letters, search for jobs, get advice, and more.

Adult Education and Career Center

Connect live with a career coach, resume and cover letter review, and test preparation.

LearningExpress Career Center

Prepare for a career exam, explore occupations, and improve your workplace skills.


eBooks and audiobooks on careers for any major computer system or device.

Test Preparation

Florida Students

Resources from all over the web to support learning in language arts, mathematics, science, civics, and U.S. History.

LearningExpress Library

Test prep for college entrance and high school equivalency, workplace tools, reading, writing, math and science.

Gale eBooks

Unlimited access to nonfiction and reference eBooks with no waiting including the latest editions of College Blue Book and Scholarships, Fellowships & Loans.


LinkedIn Learning

An online platform that helps you learn business, software, technology and creative skills.
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Universal Class

Self-paced online courses for Continuing Education providing lessons, assignments, discussion boards, grades and feedback.


One-on-one live tutoring sessions for students, test preparation, and career coaching.

Mango Languages

Courses that prepare you for realistic conversations and everyday communication in over 70 languages.

GCF LearnFree

More than 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and 55+ interactives and games, completely free.

Hillsborough Literacy Council

Committed to helping adults achieve basic reading and writing skills as well as English comprehension and communication skills.

Hillsborough Virtual School

An online school choice option for students entering grades K-12 in Hillsborough County.

Florida Virtual School

Personalized learning with more than 150 courses, from Algebra to AP Art History and everything in between.