The Republic: A group of Latino leaders with Columbus connections shared their journeys to educational and career success with students from five area high schools who hope to follow in their footsteps. Exito Latino, a one-day event at the Columbus Learning Center, brought 180 Latino students to the IUPUC and Ivy Tech Community College campus [...]
While career and workforce development continues to be an important issue to Hoosiers, the Jackson County Learning Center is providing necessary education and workforce support to enable Hoosiers to develop skills, grow their potential, and work toward a bright future.
Cub Manufacturing presentation by Jake Braley.
Congratulations to Columbus Signature Academy for receiving STEM certification from the Indiana Department of Education! The project-based school is one of 60 in the state that have received the designation.
Ivy Tech Columbus and the Indiana National Guard hosted a "cable-cutting" ceremony today at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Jennings County to celebrate the launch of the College's new Cyber Academy. Governor Eric Holcomb, Major General Courtney Carr, Ivy Tech President Dr. Sue Ellspermann, Ivy Tech Columbus Chancellor Dr. Steven Combs, and students from the inaugural Cyber Academy [...]
The Tribune: Seymour High School’s Owl Manufacturing program is getting a lot of attention. On Monday, U.S. Ninth District Rep. Trey Hollingsworth, R-Indiana, stopped by the student-led business to see firsthand how the school is training the future workforce to meet the needs of local employers. “The No. 1 issue I hear from every business, [...]
Hear from business leaders across Indiana talk about what a sector partnership is and how it brings together employers and educators to address the challenge of finding skilled workers to meet employers' current and future needs by aligning and leveraging resources. Kathy Covert with Schneck Medical Center (on our Healthcare guiding team) was interviewed and [...]
The Republic, By Matthew Kent 2/25/18 A Columbus North High School senior who is preparing for medical school is believed to be the only high school student in the state ever to complete scientific pathways for biomedical science and engineering at the same time. North student Hussain Saifuddin has been enrolled in the two pathways offered [...]
The Community Education Coalition's Latino initiative focuses on career exploration, high school and postsecondary success. Two of this spring's student and family activities included a campus visit to Purdue University and career exploration at Honda Manufacturing of Indiana. Latino Student Visit Purdue University Campus Latino Student Career Exploration at Honda Manufacturing
February 16, 2018 By Julie McClure - Indiana’s governor, state officials and lawmakers are receiving a one-day tutorial today on Columbus’ efforts to align its educational system to workforce needs, a process the state is considering for possible roll-out as a “best practice” on a wider scale. The 45-member delegation hosted by the Community Education Coalition at [...]