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Posted Sept. 23 - Serving and supporting students and the community remotely. Please do not come to campus unless you have an in-person class or a child at the Center for Families. Text us your questions at 425.243.0867.
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Worker Retraining

Upgrade your skills, or train for a new career.


The Worker Retraining Office will not be offering face-to-face services as a preventative measure against the spread of COVID-19. We are happy to work with you through email, phone, and Zoom.

Gina Certain | gcertain@edcc.edu, 425.640.1433
Linda Pendergraft | linda.pendergraft@edcc.edu, 425.640.1005
ZOOM appointments available by request. Email Gina Certain at gcertain@edcc.edu.

For the health and safety of our community, the college is serving students and the community remotely through Jan. 1, pending further announcements.

Employees are serving students and the community remotely during this time. Please check back for updates for access to services available online, by email, or phone. Fall quarter resources are available at edcc.edu/fall2020.

Register now for fall quarter. The fall class schedule is at edcc.edu/schedule. Fall classes begin Sept. 21. 

All college updates, resources, and information about COVID-19 is available at edcc.edu/coronavirus. Thank you for your flexibility and understanding.

The State Worker Retraining Program can provide job training for people who wish to gain additional training in their existing field or get started on a new career path.

Fill Out an Interest Form
Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to commonly asked questions about the Worker Retraining program.

View Frequently Asked Questions

Additional Funding Resources
Additional Funding Resources

Edmonds College offers many funding assistance programs to help with tuition, books, supplies, and childcare.

Explore additional funding resources

Career Action Center
Career Action Center

The Career Action Center provides assistance with career information, job searching, internship education, and recruitment opportunities.

Visit the Career Action Center


Qualifications and Services


  • Facing a layoff
  • Currently collecting unemployment benefits
  • Unemployed and exhausted unemployment benefits within the past 48 months
  • Displaced homemaker, a person who has recently lost his or her primary source of income within the past 48 months
  • Self-employed, now unemployed within the past 48 months
  • Discharged veterans within the past 48 months
  • Active duty military with a notice of separation
  • Temporary workers who were dislocated from a previous job
  • Vulnerable Workers

What Services Will I Receive?

  • Tuition and books
  • Career counseling
  • Early registration
  • Assistance applying for other funding resources
  • Job search assistance


Contact Us

Gina Certain | 425.640.1433 | gcertain@edcc.edu
ZOOM appointments available by request. Email Gina Certain at gcertain@edcc.edu.


Working Remotely: Sept. 28-Jan. 1

Mon., Wed., Thurs. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tues. 8 a.m.-8 p.m. (5-8 p.m. email max.morley@edcc.edu)

Fri. CLOSED (Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 9, Nov. 20, Dec. 11)

Closed: Nov. 11, 26-29; Dec. 19-27; Jan. 1