Aspire Programs


Ohio's Aspire programs provide free services for individuals who need assistance acquiring the skills to be successful in post-secondary education and training and employment. Eastland-Fairfield's Aspire program serves adults in Franklin, Fairfield, and Pickaway counties and offers four programs that will empower people and support their personal and professional growth.

Our Aspire Programs

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English for Speakers of Other Languages

The English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program is designed to empower individuals from diverse linguistic backgrounds with the necessary skills to communicate effectively in English. This comprehensive course focuses on developing the four key language skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing, to help students become fluent and confident in the English language. This course serves as a foundation for further education and/or career advancement.

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High School Equivalency (HSE)

This comprehensive program equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully pass a recognized high school equivalency test, such as the General Educational Development (GED) test or the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET). Upon passing the test, they will earn a recognized credential that can open doors to higher education opportunities, better career prospects, and personal growth.

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OSHA, Fork Lift, and Aerial Lift

Eastland-Fairfield ASPIRE's OSHA and Lift certification program is an excellent way to earn credentials that are applicable in many industries. Adult learners can earn an official OSHA 10-wallet card from the U.S. Department of Labor and aerial lift cert and forklift certification from Eastland-Fairfield Career and Technical Schools. 

Adult Workforce Development Catalog

To view the Adult Workforce Development course catalog, click the image or the link below. Viewers may then swipe or click through the pages of the catalog or use the Table of Contents on page 3 to navigate to desired sections.

To download a PDF copy of the catalog, open the digital copy and click on the download icon at the bottom of the page.

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The District of Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, veteran status, or citizenship status.