Education

HIGH SCHOOL/ ADULT EDUCATION

1025 Hospital Road, Edinburgh, 46124

  • Ages 16-24

  • Free for eligible youth

  • Opportunity to earn High School Equivalency Diploma

  • Apply online via website

  • Eligibility Requirements:

    • U.S. Citizen

    • Meets low-income criteria

    • In need of additional training, education or counseling

    • Have consigned consent from parent or guardian if youth is a minor

    • Have child care plan if youth is a parent of a dependent child

    • No behavioral problems

    • Does not use illegal drugs

  • Earn a credential or certificate in one of 14 areas:

    • Brick Mason

    • Carpentry

    • Cement Mason

    • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

    • Culinary Arts

    • Electrical

    • Glazing

    • Home Builders Institutes: Facility Maintenance

    • Heavy Equipment Mechanic

    • Heavy Equipment Operator

    • Office Administration

    • Painting

    • Security

    • Welding

  • There are 120 Job Corps centers in 48 states

14 reasons why Job Corps is a wonderful option: quality education, career training and credentials, real-world experience, expenses paid, three meals a day, dorms, lots of friends, earn confidence, community service opportunities, leadership skills, healthy living/recreational opportunities, clubs and activities, independence and a bright future.

1999 US 31 South, Greenwood, 46143 (317) 888-4401

High School Student Education - After enrolling through one of Central Nine's partner schools, students attend their selected program during either the morning or afternoon session every weekday to gain career and technical educational experiences.

  • Partnering Schools - Beech Grove, Center Grove, Franklin Central, Franklin Community, Greenwood, Indian Creek, Perry Meridian, Southport and Whiteland

  • Career and Technical Education Program (CTE) - most offer college dual credit and/or certifications

  • Programs Available:

    • Construction & Landscape

      • Construction Trades

      • HVAC

      • Landscape Management

    • Health Science

      • Health Science 1

      • Health Science II: Athletic Training/ Exercise Science

      • Health Science II: Medical Assisting

      • Health Science II: Nursing

      • PLTW Biomedical Science

      • Dental Careers

      • Veterinary Careers

    • Human Services

      • Cosmetology

      • Culinary Arts/ Hospitality Management

      • Early Childhood Education

    • Media & Information Tech

      • Computer Science II: Programming

      • Computer Tech Support

      • Visual Communications

    • Manufacturing

      • Welding Technology

      • Precision Machining

    • Protective Services

      • Criminal Justice

      • Emergency Medical Services

      • Fire & Rescue

    • Transportation

      • Auto Collision Repair

      • Auto Service Technology

      • Aviation Maintenance

      • Aviation Operations

      • Diesel Service Technology

    • Work Based Learning

Adult Education - Central Nine Adult Education offers many options for adults looking to begin an interesting new career or achieve other goals. Click on the link above to learn more. Classes are currently available in the following areas.

  • HSE (GED) classes and testing

  • ESL - English as a second language classes

    • Students 18 & older

    • Classes are good for students who are just beginning to learn English, as well as students whose English is more advanced

  • Online Courses - variety of courses available

  • Continuing Education

    • CompTIA IT Fundamentals

    • Quickbooks Online

    • MOS Word 2016

    • MOS Excel 2016

    • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

    • Dental Assisting with Radiology

    • Medical Assisting

    • EMT- Basic

    • Firefighter 1 & 2

    • Auto Brake Systems

    • Entry HVAC

    • Welding Technology

    • Hobby Welding

    • Culinary

129 US Highway 31, Whiteland, 46184 (317) 535-3241

Clark Pleasant Academy is a part of Whiteland Community High School and Clark-Pleasant Community School Corporation in partnership with Simon Youth Foundation. CPA accommodates students who are currently enrolled at Whiteland High School. Students must be referred by their school counselor and approved by the Principal.

CPA offers a fresh alternative for students on their educational path towards graduation. CPA utilizes the PLATO Learning Network to accomplish mastery of required credits. The curriculum covers all the major skills required by the Indiana Department of Education. Students work on a combination of classroom lessons, online learning, outside speakers and real life skills. Students earn vocational credits b y attending Central Nine Career Center or maintaining employment of 15 hours per week. Students also participate in community service on Fridays.

The Excel Center provides adults the opportunity and support to earn a high school diploma and post-secondary education while developing career paths that offer greater employment and career growth opportunities.

Multiple Locations Available: (Complete location list on their website)

  • 3919 Madison Avenue, Ste 100, Indianapolis, 46227 (317) 524-4420

  • 117 N. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, 46176 (317)524-4430

  • 5106 S. High School Road, Ste. C, Indianapolis 46221 (317) 524-3770

  • 3919 Meadows Drive, Indianapolis 46205 (317) 524-3750

Other Benefits:

  • Tuition Free

  • Leadership development and mentoring

  • Career exploration and counseling

  • Soft-skills and pre-employment training

  • Employment assistance and training

  • Resume preparation

  • ACT and other test preparation

  • College admissions guidance and counseling

  • Enrollment in pre-college programs for college credit and certification courses

  • College-level coursework

  • Financial aid counseling and scholarship research assistance

  • College application assistance/college placement

  • Vocational training placement

For more information or to apply online click here

For more information - Website

Multiple Locations Available:

  • Adult Learning Center 49 E. Monroe Street, Franklin 46131 (317) 738-4677

  • 530 Tracy Road, Ste 250, New Whiteland 46184 (317)535-6018

  • 401 State Street, Franklin, 46131 (317) 738-2833

  • 424 Tower Street, Trafalgar, 46181 (317) 878-9560

  • 1664 Library Boulevard, Greenwood, 46142 (317) 882-4117

Programs Available:

  • Free tutoring services for ages 18 & older

  • Access to free resources for education (Adult basic education, diploma and HSE Preparation) through print material, electronic material and Adult Learning Center resources

  • Access to free electronic resources focused on career transitions and resume writing

  • Access to free resources for self-improvement through Gale Online Courses

  • Access to computers internet and low cost printing

  • Access to free basic computer assistance

  • Free GED practice tests

  • Adult Learning Center serves adults 18 and over

  • Branches serve all ages

*Access to variety of free electronic resources is available with a valid JCPL library card ** Cards are available with proper ID and a responsible party signature for those under 18.

For more information - Website

10892 N. State Road 140, Knightstown 46148 (765) 345-1000

This academy is designed to offer its students a variety of educational opportunities as well as the necessary life skills to be successful members of their community, work and school.

Program Overview:

  • Free for any Indiana resident

  • Residential phase - live on site for 5.5 months

  • Focus on 8 Core Components:

    • Life Coping Skills

    • Academic Excellence

    • Job Skills

    • Responsible Citizenship

    • Service to the Community

    • Leadership/Followership

    • Health & Hygiene

    • Physical Fitness

  • Participant Requirements

    • 16-18 years old

    • Volunteer to come to HYCA

    • High school dropout, expellee or deficient in credits

    • Unemployed or underemployed

    • Drug free

    • No felony convictions or pending court cases

For more information - Website

TUTORING

1-877-45-STUDY

Free homework help by phone from retired teachers. See flyer for more information.

Available Monday- Friday

K-6 graders are paired with a general teacher. Students in grade 7-12 get a mentor with expertise in math, science, language arts and social studies.

(877) ASK-ROSE

Website

Free tutoring sessions in Math and Science by Rose-Hulman students via phone, chatbox or email

Available to students in grades 4-12.

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Library of practice and lessons covering math K-12 through early college, grammar, science, history, AP, SAT and more! Students practice at their own pace first filling in gaps in their understanding and then accelerating their learning.