Congratulations on completing the ACDS program! As a graduate of the program there are many opportunities available to you for continuing your education. You may choose to continue your education by attending a college or university for your associate or bachelor’s degree. When choosing where you will attend and what you will major in, please refer to our Taking the Next Step Brochure. This brochure outlines for you how many college credit hours you can expect to receive at each program for completing ACDS. If you are applying to a college you may need to submit an official transcript from the ACDS office to confirm your attendance and completion in the program. You can inquire about your official transcript by contacting Sherrie Myers, at 303-523-0433, ext. 404. You can also email Sherrie at smyers@rvcds.org.

ACDS has articulation agreements with the following programs:

  • Blue Ridge Community and Technical College & Tech Center
  • Eastern WV Community & Technical College
  • Kanawha Valley Community & Technical College
  • Mountwest Community & Technical College
  • New River Community & Technical College
  • Pierpont Community & Technical College
  • Potomac State College
  • Southern WV Community & Technical College
  • WV Northern Community College
  • WV University at Parkersburg

Remember to contact the TEACH program to learn more about how the program can help cover some of your tuition costs. There is also a link to the TEACH program under the Financial Assistance tab on the home page of the ACDS website.

Also, the CDS Scholarship is available to 4th semester apprentices and graduates of the ACDS program. For more information pertaining to this scholarship click on the Financial Assistance tab at the top of the ACDS home page.

Again, congratulations on your accomplishment! If the ACDS office can be of any further assistance to you as you continue your early childhood education please call 304-523-0433.