Alternative Education in Marion County
Liberty Christian Academy
Principal: James Curry
Administrator: Mark Maddox
email: Mark Maddox
Website - www.lCAGuin.com
Liberty Christian Academy is a local church operated, Bible based Christian school using the "School of Tomorrow" and "Abeka" curriculum. The Academy has been in operation since 1977.
Winfield Career Link - A satellite center of the North Alabama Skills Center
Contact: Dan Rayburn
Address: 1083 US Hwy. 43 - Winfield, AL 35594
Phone: (205) 487.8147
Web Address: www.northalabamaskills.org
The North Alabama Skills Center (NASC), a member of the North Alabama Skills Training Consortium, is an agency within the Alabama Department of Post secondary Education. The Skills Center is funded through the federal (WIA) Workforce Investment Act legislation via contract with the Workforce Development Division of Alabama's Department of Economic and Community Affairs. The principal officers of the organization are the elected members of the State Board of Education, the Chancellor of Post Secondary Education and the North Alabama Skills Center Director. The Alabama State Board of Education created the NASC by resolution, in 1978, to provide a comprehensive system of training and training related services to a selected target population. The center can trace its origin back to 1962, with the implementation of the Manpower Development and Training Act. Listed as Winfield Career Link, this is a satellite center of the NASC's main office, located in Russellville, AL (Franklin Co).
- worker retraining for dislocated workers
- adult basic education (GED)
- basic computer skills
- pre-employment work maturity training
For those not quite ready for a large university experience there are quality junior and community two-year colleges right in our neighborhood. These schools also provide our communities with technical degree programs, nursing programs, and the opportunity for Adult Continuing Education classes and free classes for the Senior Citizens.
Area Community Colleges:
Colleges and Universities
Quality educational facilities are within a short radius of our community. Depending upon you or your child's future career choices, from a noted "teachers" university, a noted Vet school, law school, or medical school, Alabama has it all. We've also included in our brief listing of our state universities two Mississippi universities within close proximity which are also popular local choices for higher education.
Four-Year Universities and Colleges within a 200 mile radius:
University of Alabama
(University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL)
University of North Alabama
University of West Alabama (formerly Livingston Un.)
North Alabama Skills (NASC)
University of Mississippi
(Ole Miss in Oxford, MS)
Mississippi State University
* Contact information is on each individual Web site