Pathways for Single Moms

Pathways: Career Technical Education for Single Mothers:
Apply to enroll in a 1-year certification program for fast-growing careers that pay a self-sufficient wage. 

Apply below (this application contains 55 questions and takes approx 30 minutes to complete. A red asterisk indicates a required question.)

If you require assistance in completing this application, please contact Emily Wilson; Pathways Program Manager at to schedule a time to assist.) 

Benefits of the Pathways Program: 

  • Paid tuition for one-year certificate in technical education
  • Quality-First/ Kindergarten-ready Childcare Scholarship(s)- Full time
  • Stipend (*$5,000)
  • Emergency Funds (up to $400)
  • Career Services (coaching and planning)
  • Internship opportunities
  • Pre-graduation Career Fair w/ Local industry leaders


  • Identify as a Single Mom
  • Complete Pathways application (below) and Intake Interview
  • Complete Pima College application
  • Completion of the Pathways: Prep for Success course OR meet PCC assessment requirements
  • Choose an eligible certificate program in technical education 
  • Pima County One-Stop (PCOS) approval
  • Complete PCOS Childcare Scholarship Voucher
  • Attend PCC iBEST info session and WFSA Pathways Orientation session

To learn more about the program and career opportunities, contact Emily Wilson: Pathways Program Manager  at or Desiree Maultsby; Director of Program Engagement at or Stacey Fox; Adult Education iBest Team- PCC at

Pathways for Single Mothers: Application

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Demographic Information

Your Date of Birth MM/DD/ YYYY(Required)
Please select the race/ ethnicity you identify with.(Required)
**(You may choose multiple options. If you do not see your race/ ethnicity listed, or you require further specificity for accuracy, please write it in Question 10.)**
Veteran Status(Required)

Current highest level of education:(Required)
If applicable, will you pursue the High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma during the one-year training?
Have you already begun your technical certification program at Pima Community College?(Required)
Do you identify as having a disability?(Required)
Which best describes your current marital status?(Required)
Who lives in your household? (check all that apply)