With the highly contagious omicron variant now spreading, technical schools and occupational training programs are still working to ensure the safety of students and staff. But they’ve found ways to cope and keep hands-on instruction going as best they can.
State expands Next Level Jobs programs to help economy recover post-virus
Through the end of the year, Hoosiers with an associate’s or bachelor’s degree can also receive free training in high-growth, in-demand jobs. In addition, the state has expanded the money companies can receive to train workers.Read More
Indianapolis-based Republic Airways announced plans Thursday to start what it says is the state’s first aircraft dispatch training program.
The Hamilton County Council voted Wednesday to seed the proposed Hamilton County Center for Career Achievement’s first three years of planning with $425,000.
Since 1972, students from Hamilton County’s six high schools have traveled to the J. Everett Light Career Center in Indianapolis and the John Hinds Career Center in Elwood for career and technical education training. A coalition of educators wants the county to create its own vocational education system.
The one-semester program, which includes both on-the-road driver training and academic instruction, is set to begin in January at Ivy Tech campuses in Indianapolis, Lafayette, Fort Wayne, Evansville and Lawrenceburg.
The program traditionally combines in-school lessons from teachers with a two-day event at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, where more than 10,000 students explore interactive projects and exhibits set up by more than 100 companies and 1,000 volunteers. This year, it’s going online.
President Donald Trump is set to sign an executive order Friday to direct the federal government to overhaul its hiring to prioritize a job applicant’s skills over a college degree, administration and industry officials say.
The $14 million Hub & Spoke, planned for East 106th Street and Lantern Road, will connect building and design industry tenants to clients and makers all under one roof,
More than 2,000 IPS students will take part in work-based learning in high-demand industries through the program.
The 2019 College Readiness Report shows that 63% of 2017 graduates went immediately to college, dropping from 64% in 2016 and 65% in 2015.
After nearly four years away from Indiana, local tech luminary Scott Jones has returned to central Indiana. And he’s returned with gusto, supercharging Eleven Fifty Academy and helping advance a life-sciences company he says can “transform medicine on multiple fronts.”
In 2018, Holcomb boldly outlined specific goals, One year later, he has exceeded some targets, but hasn’t met other goals.
Gov. Eric Holcomb said he’s not disappointed to have fallen short on college re-enrollment and adult education initiatives, because the state had “set high goals.”
Valparaiso University and Middle Tennessee State University had approved transferring the struggling law school to the Volunteer State, but higher-education officials objected.
The first group of future pilots at the Leadership in Flight Training, or LIFT, Academy will begin training Tuesday at the school at Indianapolis International Airport.
Education Department documents show that students filed nearly 24,000 federal fraud complaints between President Donald Trump's Jan. 20, 2017, inauguration and April 30 this year, almost entirely against for-profit colleges.
Businesses are more willing to reach out to Goodwill, the Logan Center and other nonprofits that train individuals with disabilities to work in businesses.
Members of the City-County Council on Monday voted overwhelmingly in favor of appropriating $560,000 to get Indy Achieves off the ground, but they also expressed concern about its ongoing cost amid many city needs.