WHY

Elkhart Area Career Center?

Students at EACC have better opportunities for their futures because they receive education and experience in career-specific programs!

WHY

Elkhart Area Career Center?

Students at EACC have better opportunities for their futures because they receive education and experience in career-specific programs!

College Credit

Students earn transferable college credit and some even earn associate’s degrees upon graduating high school.

Experience

All programs offer work-based learning opportunities like job shadowing, clinicals and internships to gain career-specific experience.

Opportunity

Students set themselves up to earn more income in their lifetime and start at a higher level after graduation compared to their peers.

WHO WE ARE

The Elkhart Area Career Center (EACC) was started in 1972 and serves juniors and seniors from twelve Indiana school districts and one Michigan school district, totaling sixteen public and private high schools. Traditionally, over 1000 high school students enroll in half-day programs at EACC. Students are able to gain real experience and earn college credits through Ivy Tech Community College and Vincennes University that can be transferred to other colleges and universities. Opportunities for juniors and seniors at EACC are unmatched anywhere else in the area!

“Students who choose EACC become motivated, focused, and career oriented…”

-Brandon Eakins, EACC Director

Who We Are

The Elkhart Area Career Center (EACC) was started in 1972 and serves juniors and seniors from twelve Indiana school districts and one Michigan school district, totaling sixteen public and private high schools. Traditionally, over 1000 high school students enroll in half-day programs at EACC. Students are able to gain real experience and earn college credits through Ivy Tech Community College and Vincennes University that can be transferred to other colleges and universities. Opportunities for juniors and seniors at EACC are unmatched anywhere else in the area!

“Students who choose EACC become motivated, focused, and career oriented…”

-Brandon Eakins, EACC Director

Programs

We currently offer one dual-credit course: ENGL 111 College Writing. This course gives students the opportunity to earn 3 tuition-free credit hours through Ivy Tech Community College, which can be transferred to any public college in Indiana and Southwestern Michigan College.

Classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the last 50 minutes of program sessions for the entire school year.

Course Description Guide

View our guide for more details about each program.

Programs

We currently offer one dual-credit course: ENGL 111 College Writing. This course gives students the opportunity to earn 3 tuition-free credit hours through Ivy Tech Community College, which can be transferred to any public college in Indiana and Southwestern Michigan College.

Classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the last 50 minutes of program sessions for the entire school year.

Course Description Guide

View our guide for more details about each program.

Testimonials

Graduates of EACC and local businesses appreciate the support, education and experience that EACC provides to their students.

Joshua
Walters

“Because of the training I received at EACC, I was hired as a systems administrator at a medium sized manufacturer right out of school.”

Computer Networking

Mike
Smith

“We are very thankful for our partnership with the EACC in providing full-time and college apprenticeship opportunities for their career minded students.”

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Mary
Wendzonka

“Attending EACC provided me with a way to try out my career choice and also give me a head-start on college.”

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Testimonials

Graduates of EACC and local businesses appreciate the support, education and experience that EACC provides to their students.

Joshua
Walters

“Because of the training I received at EACC, I was hired as a systems administrator at a medium sized manufacturer right out of school.”

Computer Networking

Mike
Smith

“We are very thankful for our partnership with the EACC in providing full-time and college apprenticeship opportunities for their career minded students.”

Lippert Components

Mary
Wendzonka

“Attending EACC provided me with a way to try out my career choice and also give me a head-start on college.”

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