The mission of Harrison County Lifelong Learning is to provide access to a wide range of education and training opportunities for the adult 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 are classes you would like to see offered.
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High School Equivalency Testing
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. The new test is aligned to College and Career Readiness Standards and will gradually increase in rigor to better meet industry demand. Students who successfully pass the HSE test will obtain an Indiana High School Equivalency Diploma. Upcoming tests are available in Jeffersonville and New Albany. Please visit the High School Equivalency page for detailed eligibility and registration information.
Certified Nurse Aide Training
Done in partnership with Kindred Healthcare, Harrison County Lifelong Learning offers a CNA Training Program to prepare individuals for a career as a Certified Nurse Aide in the State of Indiana.
Prospective students are required to complete the admission process, including a pre-screening test, an entrance interview with the instructor and an enrollment agreement. Kindred Healthcare then administers the required instruction and coordinates state testing. Our next CNA class is scheduled to begin on April 20, 2015. Students interested in applying for the program should call the learning center. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 10.
Microsoft Excel Training
Join us to gain knowledge of the widely used professional software, Microsoft Excel 2010. Learn how to design, format and protect a spreadsheet, develop and audit formulas, format columns and rows, sort/filter data and view/print your spreadsheet. Students will also work with tables and create graphics and charts. Tuition includes a step by step manual with interactive exercies and instructions. Visit our Computer Education page for more information!
Scholarships Available to Harrison County Adults
The Harrison County Community Foundation has an Adult Scholarship Program to assists Harrison County residents who have completed at least 50% of the required credit necessary in obtaining a Bachelor's or Associate's degree. In order to be eligible, individuals must be at least 25 years old and need to demonstrate legal residency for the past 24 months. Scholarship awards may be used for tuition, course-related fees and books only. To submit an application, visit the Scholarship tab on the Harrison County Community Foundation website.
Help Build Our Future
Support the initiatives of Harrison County Lifelong Learning by making a donation to our Help Build Our Future fund at the Harrison County Community Foundation. Funds raised will help Lifelong Learning provide education and training opportunites to the residents of the Harrison County area.