Please join us in welcoming Rhonda Fischer as the newest member of the Community Education Coalition (CEC) team as she takes on the role of EcO Network Manager. In this role, Rhonda will be responsible for facilitating industry sector networks in Southeast Indiana, supporting manufacturing, healthcare, IT and other emerging industries critical to our region’s economy. Rhonda [...]
The Republic: Matthew Kent, 9/27/2018 A program designed to assist students with mental health and other needs has gained a foothold in the 11,500-student in the Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. The Counseling Counts program is a two-tiered approach focused on prevention and providing acute care to students from prekindergarten through high school. With the launch [...]
The Republic: Julie McClure, 9/8/2018 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 [...]
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.
EcO Healthcare Network Radio Interview
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 [...]
BY MARAH HARBISON Dec. 8, 2017 Managing high-risk situations as a new nurse can be stressful. Imagine the pressure of performing advanced cardiac life support on a patient for the first time or the intensity of caring for a baby born addicted to opioids who is experiencing withdrawal. These situations leave little room for nurses to [...]