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 are classes you would like to see offered.
Learn Microsoft Excel
Beginning on Tuesday, May 23, Harrison County Lifelong Learning will conduct an Introduction to Microsoft Excel class. The class, held on Tuesday evening from 5:30-7:30PM until June 20, will teach students the spreadsheet technology that is an essential application to many industries. Students will learn functions and formatting, how to create formulas and how to generate charts and graphs. Conditional fomatting, data filtering and helpful shortcuts will also be explained. Tuition for the class is $115 per student and includes a reference book and access to data files. To register for the class, call Lifelong Learning at 812.738.7736 by Wednesday, May 17.
Lifelong Learnng Welcomes IU Southeast Classes
In August, Harrison County Lifelong Learning will again be hosting IU Southeast credited courses. The courses, in partnership with the Harrison County Economic Development Corporation, allow students to further their coursework toward IU Southeast academic degrees without leaving their home county. Three courses, Written Communication (ENG 131), Public Speaking (SPCH 121) and Quantitative Reasonong (MATH 110), will meet weekly in the eveings.
Harrison County Lifelong Learning hosts a career counselor 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.
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. 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.
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.