Education - Librarian Recommended Websites


Local Resources

Olathe School District Links to all Olathe school web sites as well as contact information for staff and faculty and other information about the district.

Blue Valley School District

Johnson County Community College

Kansas Department of Education Information about all state education programs, including assessment standards, teacher licensing, student scholarships, statistics and much more. The site includes staff, school and subject directories and links to information about all state colleges and universities.

Kansas School for the Deaf

Kansas Works

MidAmerican Nazarene University

Project Finish Adult Basic Education is offered through Project Finish, an educational program sponsored by Johnson County Community College and the Johnson County Library. ABE/GED instruction is offered in 5 locations throughout Johnson County. ESL instruction is offered at 3 locations.

Popular Education Websites

Information on tests like the ACT, SAT and GRE

National Center for Education Statistics school locater Find a public or private school or library anywhere in the United States. The information includes the correct name, address, telephone number, urbanicity (rural, large city, etc.), and other student and teacher information.

U.S. Department of Education

Scholarships and Financial Aid

FAFSA on the Web
Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid online.

Fastweb allows students to do a search for scholarships to match their background.

FinAid: The Smart Guide to Financial Aid
This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid on the web.

Student Guide to Financial Aid
From the U.S. Department of Education, a comprehensive guide to information about grants, loans, and work-study.

U.S. Department of Education Homepage
Links to many useful resources such as the FAFSA, Student Guide to Financial Aid, Federal (Title IV) School Codes and lots more.

Online Library Databases

Biography in Context  searches for biographies of individuals in a wide range of subjects, including business, politics, government, history, science, sports, the arts, and entertainment. The database also allows you to retrieve biographies based on specific sets of criteria such as ethnic background, nationality, and gender.

Learning Express. Want to take a practice ACT or SAT test? How about practicing for the GED or Civil Service Exam?