Plus 50 Lifelong Learning
Wake Tech offers courses designed especially for adults 50 and over that can help you discover a new career, improve your job search skills, plan for retirement, or explore personal interests.
Check out these programs and resources:
Become an Entrepreneur
You may have dreamed of starting a business or turning hobbies or volunteer work into a money-making operation. Wake Tech's Small Business Center and Entrepreneurship Initiatives programs have resources to help get you started. Talk with an SBC advisor (live and in person!) in a free, confidential session, any time questions arise.
Retired to Re-hired!
Going back into the workforce can be daunting: You may wonder about your tech skills or generation gaps in the workplace - or you may be seeing a challenge you haven't identified yet. Wake Tech's Career Transitions Forum is a great place to start. This unique, weekly series of lectures and networking activities brings professionals together to share ideas and experience in a supportive environment.
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- gain a better understanding of a most basic material of clay/mud and its impact and relationship with North Carolina.
- Beginnings and Influences: An introduction and overview looks at early human use of this most basic material and what influenced the development of the resource.
- Early Clay in Carolina: Takes a closer look at the material and the impact of clay on the people and development of North Carolina.
- Colonial to 19c Carolina: Looks at the evolution of clay works, potters and commerce over the transition from colony to state into the 1800s
- NC Clay Today: Brings the story of Clay in North Carolina through the 20th century up to today’s notable artisans and the many outlets, high and low, for this jewel of humble origins.
- Attendance 90% or above