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Education Organizations

What designation has the school district received?
Charlotte County Public Schools has been designated an "A" school district and a "High Performing District" by the Florida Department of Education? Visit the Charlotte County Public Schools website.

Where can I go to further my education in Charlotte County?
Charlotte County has twenty area colleges and universities within driving distance offering undergraduate and master degree programs in the arts, sciences, engineering, nursing and medicine.

Two schools, Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida SouthWestern State College, are within the Charlotte County limits. Additionally, there are schools that offer associate degrees.

Charlotte County also boasts two technical schools: Charlotte Technical College offers programs in Business and Office Technology, Health Sciences, and Service and Construction Occupations. The Charlotte Aerospace Institute at the Charlotte Technical Center is a partnership between Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Charlotte County Public Schools and is designed to enhance a student’s future success in college or professional trade schools.


Where can I get assistance with finding a career or job?
The Southwest Florida Workforce Development Board, Inc. offers many services for job seekers in this area. Visit

Can I get help with preparing a resume?
Goodwill's Job-Link centers help people with employment, skills training, and family strengthening. Our trained employment consultants can assist with resume preparation, interviewing skills, and access to online employment opportunities.

Where can I find listings for local government jobs in Charlotte County?

Where can I find job openings for the City of Punta Gorda?
You can view the city's employment opportunities on their website.

Where can I see the list of job openings for the state of Florida?
View state job openings and apply online.

I don't get the paper. Is the Classified Ad section available online?
The Charlotte Sun Newspaper classifieds are available online.

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