The mission of Harrison County Lifelong Learning is to provide access to a wide range of education and training opportunities for the residents of the Harrison County, Indiana area.
Harrison County Lifelong Learning partners with several educational institutions and community resources to increase the skills and abilities of local citizens while empowering and enriching their lives in an effort to promote a lifetime of learning. Please let us know if there is a class you would like offered.
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Harrison County Education & Job Fair Coming Soon!
In an effort to better serve our community, Harrison County Lifelong Learning is coordinating an Education & Job Fair. The free event will be Monday, March 11 from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM at the learning center. Local employers with potentially 100+ open positions will be available to speak with prospective candidates. Ivy Tech Community College, Indiana Tech, WorkOne Southern Indiana and others will be available with materials and information for students looking to advance their career training and education. Additionally, the learning center's computer lab will be open for immediate online applications. Please join us and bring fresh copies of your resume!
Free Classes for English Language Learners
In partnership with River Valley Resource's Adult Educatin program, Harrison County Lifelong Learning will be hosting classes for students who need to improve their English language skills. The classes aim to help students with reading, writing, comprehension and grammar skills. They will also help students improve their English fluency and offer additional support to ensure educational success. The classes will be conjuction with the Adult Education program and will meet Tuesday - Thursday, 8:30 AM - 1:10 PM. For more information on enrollement and assessment dates, call the Region 10 Adult Education office at (812) 981-3777.
Adult Education Schedule Changes
Beginning October 1, the Adult Education classse will meet on a Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday schedule from 8:30 AM - 1:10 PM each day. New students interested in enrolling in classes to work towards their high school equivalency or improve their skills for college or career advancement will be required to attend an 8-hour Orientation session. These Orientations sessions are scheduled every othe week on a Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Upcoming Orientation sessions are scheduled for February 12 & 13 and February 26 & 27 . Students do not need an appointment to attend but should arrive promptly at 9:00 AM to get started.
High School Equivalency Testing Cost Increase
Beginning January 1, 2019, the cost of the High School Equivalency across Indiana will increase to $19 per subtest; $95 for the initial test battery. Harrison County Lifelong Learning is the Test Center for Region 10 in Southern Indiana. We serve Harrison, Crawford, Clark, Floyd, Scott and Washington Counties with the new high school equivalency assessment that replaced the General Educational Development test. The new assessment ensures Indiana offers a high school equivalency (HSE) test that matches employer demand and is both affordable and accessible. Students who successfully pass the test will obtain an Indiana High School Equivalency Diploma. Upcoming tests are available in New Albany. Please visit the High School Equivalency page for detailed eligibility and registration information.
Lifelong Learning Houses WorkOne Express
Harrison County Lifelong Learning hosts a Career Coach from WorkOne on Mondays & Thursdays,
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM. Clients can stop in to conduct job searches, complete a skills assessment, develop a career plan and receive information on training, referrals, and placement services.