Program Name:  Hire Technology led by Conexus Indiana

Point of Contact:  Tracey Puckering, Workforce Development Specialist, Conexus Indiana

E-mail Address: tpuckering@conexusindiana.com  

Brief Description of Institution: 

Manufacturing and logistics have led Indiana out of the recession, but employers struggle to find qualified applicants. As factories and supply chain operations become increasingly high-tech, and the Baby Boomer workforce approaches retirement, the need for the next generation of skilled workers is becoming desperate.Conexus Indiana's Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics (AML) Curriculum Development Program, Hire Technology, addresses the changing AML workforce landscape by creating a high school - level curriculum for "middle skill workers." The program, rolled out in coordination with the Indiana Department of Education and Ivy Tech Community College, enables current students to complete industry-recognized certificates and earn dual credit, all while preparing for post-secondary programs and careers in AML. Hire Technology is a two-year turn-key Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics program delivered through Indiana high schools and career centers. The program facilitates student achievement by including contextualized math and science concepts to reinforce key academic STEM concepts while promoting the development of the applied problem-solving skills demanded by AML industry members.To maintain curriculum consistency, accountability, and high standards across Hoosier schools, Conexus provides all course materials and training, including project-based activities, formative assessments, and educator instruction.

Institutions: 

A.K. Smith Career Center
Anderson High School
Area 31 Career Center
Batesville High School
Blackford County High School
Brownstown Central High School
Calumet New Tech High School
Cascade High School
Center Grove High School
Central Nine Career Center
Central Noble Jr. Sr. High School
Decatur Central High School
Eastern Jr.- Sr. High School
Elkhart Area Career Center
Elwood Community High School
Excel Center - Decatur
Excel Center - Franklin
Excel Center - Kokomo
Excel Center - Lafayette
Excel Center - Michigan Street
Excel Center - Richmond
Excel Center - West Indy
Fairfield High School
Frontier High School
George Rogers Clark High School
George Washington Community High School
Gibson Southern High School
Greenfield Central High School
Greensburg High School
Hamilton Heights High School
Highland High School
Hinds Career Center
Hoosier Hills Career Center
Indianapolis Metropolitan High School
IPS Career Technology Center
Jay County High School
Jeffersonville High School
John Marshall High School
Kankakee Valley High School
LaCrosse High School
Lafayette Jefferson High School
Lakeland High School
Maconaquah High School
Madison Consolidated High School
McKenzie Center for Innovation & Technology
Michigan City High School
Mooresville High School
New Castle High School
New Tech Institute
Noblesville High School
North High School
North Putnam High School
North Side High School
Northwestern High School
Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High School
Peru High School
Pike High School
Plainfield High School
Shelbyville High School
South Bend Career Academy
Southwestern High School
Speedway High School
Sullivan High School
Switzerland County High School
TC Howe Community High School
Tell City Jr.-Sr. High School
Terre Haute North Vigo High School
Tipton High School
Tri Central Middle-High School
Tri-County Middle-Senior High School
West Central High School
West Side Leadership Academy
Western Boone Jr.-Sr. High School
Western High School
Westfield High School
Yorktown High School

Website Links: http://www.conexusindiana.com/hire  

Manufacturing Programs Offered:

Program Course Name Certification(s) Delivered Credit/Non-Credit
Hire Technology  Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing MSSC Certified Logistics Associate  Credit
Hire Technology  Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing MSSC Certificate: Safety
MSSC Certificate: Production
Credit
Hire Technology  Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing APICS Elements of Logistics
APICS Elements of Operations
Credit


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