Record Number of Students Walk with Ivy Tech Graduates

Record Number of Students Walk with Ivy Tech Graduates On May 11, 155 students from Elkhart Community Schools had the opportunity to walk across the stage with Ivy Tech Community College graduates in their commencement ceremony, held at the University of Notre Dame. The group of graduates includes 72 students from Elkhart Central, 47 [...]

Record Number of Students Walk with Ivy Tech Graduates2018-05-31T14:44:41+00:00

Meagan Irons, Awards for Excellence

Meagan Irons, Awards for Excellence Elkhart Memorial High School senior, Meagan Irons, along with her parents, EACC administrator, counselor, and instructor, will be attending an awards ceremony and luncheon at the Indiana State House in Indianapolis on Thursday, February 8th.She was selected out of 7 students in the area to receive the very prestigious [...]

Meagan Irons, Awards for Excellence2018-02-02T14:39:12+00:00

Vet Tech Students Find Success at Show

Vet Tech Students Find Success at Show Last weekend, seven Elkhart Area Career Center Veterinary Science and FFA members traveled to show their pigs at the Green and White hog show. It was held at the Michigan State University livestock pavilion, in East Lansing, Michigan. Students wanting to participate in the program are responsible [...]

Vet Tech Students Find Success at Show2018-02-02T11:17:22+00:00

Three Elkhart Schools earn full Early College endorsement

Three Elkhart Schools earn full Early College endorsement Last week, all three Elkhart Early College Programs became fully endorsed by Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL), the accrediting body for Early College programs. Elkhart Central, Elkhart Memorial, and the Elkhart Area Career Center are the first schools in northern Indiana to become [...]

Three Elkhart Schools earn full Early College endorsement2017-10-31T15:34:47+00:00

Culture series seeking stories

Culture series seeking stories This year’s Culture Series is focusing on Human Rights for the community. In addition to special movie screenings, photo exhibitions, and guest speakers, the community has the opportunity to share their own stories through Stage for Change. Stage for Change is a production that will feature students retelling anonymous stories, [...]

Culture series seeking stories2017-10-31T16:00:56+00:00

Lilly Endowment awards $1.27 million grant to ECS

Lilly Endowment awards $1.27 million grant to ECS Elkhart Community Schools has received a grant of $1,277,000 from Lilly Endowment Inc. as part of the Endowment’s Comprehensive Counseling Initiative for Indiana K-12 Students. Elkhart Community Schools is one of 52 public school corporations and five charter schools in Indiana selected to implement plans to [...]

Lilly Endowment awards $1.27 million grant to ECS2017-10-17T08:06:52+00:00

Carpentry apprenticeship partnership expands opportunities for students

Carpentry apprenticeship partnership expands opportunities for students Students in the Construction Trades program at the Elkhart Area Career Center have a new and exciting opportunity this year. The EACC has entered into an agreement with the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program. “This partnership allows our students to complete [...]

Carpentry apprenticeship partnership expands opportunities for students2017-10-02T12:10:58+00:00

PRIDE as a key component of Governor’s Work Ethic Certification program

PRIDE as a key component of Governor's Work Ethic Certification program In April 2017, the unemployment rate in Elkhart County was 1.9%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It’s been reported that Elkhart County currently has between 20,000 and 30,000 unfilled job openings. In The Elkhart Promise, Elkhart Community Schools commits to graduating [...]

PRIDE as a key component of Governor’s Work Ethic Certification program2017-09-18T15:12:16+00:00

Counselors collaborating to reach more students/parents

Counselors collaborating to reach more students/parents Each year, students from Elkhart Central and Elkhart Memorial visit colleges, attend college fairs, and complete financial aid forms, to help them prepare for the next steps of their college or career. In an effort to increase the opportunities for our students, the guidance departments from Elkhart Central [...]

Counselors collaborating to reach more students/parents2017-09-01T14:24:37+00:00

Over 20 EACC students graduate from Ivy Tech

Over 20 EACC students graduate from Ivy Tech Last Thursday, 22 students from the Elkhart Area Career Center walked in the Ivy Tech Community College graduation – over two weeks prior to graduating from high school. This is the second year for EACC students to walk with Ivy Tech through EACC’s Early College program. [...]

Over 20 EACC students graduate from Ivy Tech2017-05-19T12:46:00+00:00