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Indiana Works Councils

Indiana Works Council Region 11

Region 11 Indiana Works Council

Region 11 Updates


Upcoming Postsecondary Pathways Events

Postsecondary Pathways is a regionally based discussion among K-12 counselors and educators, corporations, employers, youth-serving professionals, and state and regional government agencies about how best to connect Hoosier students with the education and careers that fit their skills and interests.

Through panel discussions, keynote presentations and group networking, attendees will be connected to resources that enhance their ability to educate and train students to successfully complete the postsecondary pathways that exist within their region and the state.


Road to Automotive Careers (includes tour of the Toyota Motor Manufacturing facility)
Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 7:30 AM - 1:45 PM (CST)
Time Toyota Visitors Center
4000 S. Tulip Tree Dr.
Princeton, IN 47670
Cost: $10 | Register

Partnering for Career Success
Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM (EST)
Huntingburg Event Center
200 E. 14th Street
Huntingburg, IN 47542
Cost: FREE (if registered before January 31) or $10 (after January 31) | Register

About the Indiana Works Councils

The Regional Works Councils were created by unanimous vote during the 2013 legislative session. Each of the 11 council are comprised of approximately 15 local education and workforce leaders from within their respective region. The Works Councils are charged with facilitating sector partnerships within their region and enhancing the career readiness of Hoosier adults and high school students through the development and support of innovative career and technical education (CTE) curricula. This is achieved by expanding new approaches toward earning industry-recognized certifications, increasing dual credits attainment, and creating both project-based learning and work-based learning opportunities designed to align curriculum with regional workforce needs.

The Regional Works Councils staff provides each council with administrative support, consultation services, grant administration, project management, and board instruction and development. The staff also collaborates the efforts of each council through the development of best practices and the planning of regional and statewide conferences.

Two Plan A's

"All students deserve the same opportunity for success, whether they want to go to college or start their career right out of high school. This is not about a Plan A and a Plan B –this is about two Plan A’s.” ~ Governor Mike Pence