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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Thanks for a successful Education & Job Fair
In an effort to better serve our community, Harrison County Lifelong Learning coordinated an Education & Job Fair on March 11 from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM. We consider the day a great success with over 50 attendees. Local employers were able to network and speak with prospective candidates. Plus Ivy Tech Community College, Indiana Tech, WorkOne Southern Indiana and others were available with materials and information for students looking to advance their career training and education. If you would like to be part of our next fair, please give us a call.
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 May 7 & 8 and May 21 & 22 . 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
Each week, Harrison County Lifelong Learning hosts a Career Coach from WorkOne on Mondays and Thursdays from 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 workforce training, referrals, and placement services.