Credentials Lead to Employment and College

Adult learners have a unique opportunity to overcome barriers encountered along the way to earning the type of credentials needed to gain employment. Within the EcO Network in Southeast Indiana, the collaborative work of three Adult Education providers is developing the skilled workforce employers are seeking by skilling-up a population usually considered at risk. When an [...]

March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|


The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Second Degree Accelerated track began with its first cohort in May of last year, made possible by the collaborative effort of the Community Education Coalition (CEC), Economic Opportunities through Education (EcO) Network, Indiana University School of Nursing (IUSON) at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus (IUPUC), and East Indiana Area Health [...]

March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

CEC and EcO Attainment Network supports IUPUC and Ivy Tech’s Gateway Community of Practice

The Community Education Coalition recently awarded funds to the IUPUC Center for Teaching and Learning to manage the work of the Gateway Community of Practice. IUPUC, Ivy Tech Community College Columbus/Southeast Indiana, and the EcO Attainment Network are collaborative partners in this initiative with a shared goal to increase student success in gateway courses. Gateway courses [...]

March 2nd, 2017|Categories: News|

Challenge Statement for the IT Workforce Guiding Team

To be a collaborative partnership among education and employers that will identify high demand IT skills needed in our region and develop education pathways strategies to help increase the pipeline of students entering IT careers. Accomplishments to date are in three specific areas: employer and education survey development, interviews with employers and educators, and data gathering. [...]

December 13th, 2016|Categories: News|

Transition to Postsecondary Program in Collaboration with Department of Corrections

Madison Correctional Facility ("MCU"), the Clearinghouse (River Valley Resources -RVR), and Ivy Tech Madison partnered to develop a pathway to postsecondary study for all eligible women incarcerated at MCU. It is significant to note that every female incarcerated in the state of Indiana, except for a narrow class of offenders, such as sex offenders, is ultimately [...]

December 13th, 2016|Categories: News|
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