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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Eleven Fifty Academy

Could a tech bootcamp help turn a career around? The founder of Eleven Fifty Academy thinks so. Why did you start Eleven Fifty Academy? A: It was evident that the Midwest was well behind in tech-trained talent. With my previous post for many years as the Chairman of the prodigious statewide Indiana Technology Partnership (predecessor to Techpoint), I realized that growing talent was one of Indiana’s most important and biggest challenges. I had spent years on both coasts hiring and helping create top tech talent in the world. Eleven Fifty…

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7 SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADULT LEARNERS

Indiana has more than 100 choices of colleges and universities to choose from, and even before the worldwide pandemic forced classrooms to close in 2020, most offered online education options, part- time programs and special options for working adults. In addition, the State of Indiana has several initiatives aimed at adult learners and career changers. There are so many, we only listed seven—if you don’t see what you’re looking for, check with your local community college or any university in your area. Indiana’s Adult Programs: Indiana wants to help you…

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Andrew May: Family, Work and Finally, a Degree

When Andrew May went back to school at Ivy Tech for a diesel technology degree in his late 30s, he knew he’d be learning about the latest technology. But he didn’t know how tired it would make him. The father of three suddenly was both a full-time employee and a full-time student. He would work 10-12 hours a day at his mechanic’s job before heading to four hours of evening classes. Keeping up with his studies meant missing some important time with his kids, who stay busy with swimming, track,…

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More Education, at Any Age, Anywhere

It’s never too late to advance your career and improve your life through education. In Indiana, there’s something for everyone, with more than 100 choices in colleges and universities. You can go big, go small, or stay home, thanks to online degree programs. Confused? Don’t be. There are so many resources available, starting with LearnMoreIndiana.org, which has special advice and options for adult learners. Get Started Get a high school diploma if you don’t have one. Visit in.gov.dwd for Indiana Adult Education sites near you. Research careers at indianacareeerexplorer.com to…

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