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DAYTONA STATE COLLEGE / FLAGLER TECHNICAL INSTITUTE Daytona State prides itself on offering affordable tuition and flexible course scheduling with an expanding array of online programs. For five years running, U.S. News and World Report has ranked DSC among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the country. In addition, the U.S. Department of Education cites DSC in the top 50 most affordable in the nation. Community College Week, a leading publication in higher education, consistently names DSC among the Top 100 Associate Degree Producers. Responding to the training needs of students and local businesses, DSC’s College of Workforce, Continuing and Adult Education helps thousands of people each year to learn skills or earn professional licensure for job placement and advancement. Through its Center for Business Development and Small Business Development Center, the college also provides customized and focused training for specific industries. Daytona State College maintains strong community relationships with local industry and agencies to keep abreast of workforce trends and continue to prepare diverse students for in-demand careers. For more information, visit www. DaytonaState.edu or call 386-506-3000. flagler Technical Institute T rain for a new career today. Flagler Technical Institute (FTI) offers career training programs accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE) in Patient Care Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Medical Administrative Specialist, Medical Coder/ Biller, Medical Assisting, Cosmetology, Facial Specialist, Nail Specialist, Early Childhood Education, Commercial Vehicle Driving, Water Treatment Technologies and Building trades such as Electrician, Heating and Air Conditioning and Landscaping. Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Adults wishing to obtain a high school diploma or learn English can take Adult High School, GED Preparation or ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes. Classes are available days and evenings as well as online. No matter how long you have been out of school, FTI’s highly qualified teachers can help you reach your academic goals. 2017 graduating Flagler County high school seniors can apply for free. In addition, FTI offers programs for Adults with Disabilities, including the Step-Up Sheltered Workshop and the Adult Activities Center. Parenting education is available through the New Beginnings program and the Teen-Age Parenting Program (TAPP). FTI and Community Education serve Flagler County in many ways, including the annual Flagler Home & Lifestyle show that is put together in conjuction with Flagler School district. For more than 30 years, the Home Show has brought businesses, artists, community organizations and residents together for an activity- filled weekend. Proceeds raised help fund student scholarships and support education in Flagler County. For more information about career opportunities, visit www.FTI flaglerschools.com or call 386-447-4345. Fantastic Flagler Visitor, Newcomer & Resident Guide   91