Higher Education, Educational Tracks, Career Centers & Job Training

Falcon Industries
A student-run organization at Winchester Community High School providing opportunities to improve manufacturing, business, and leadership skills for our youth.

Winchester Community Early College
Accredited by the Indiana Commission for Higher Learning where students can earn a full year of college credits.

Muncie Area Career Center
An area career and technical education school dedicated to the development of academic and career skills to prepare high school students and adult learners for college and career.  It achieves this mission through two programs: Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Adult Education (AE).

IU East
Richmond, Indiana (29 minute commute)

Earlham College
Richmond, Indiana (37 minute commute)

Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana (34 minute commute)

Ivy Tech
Muncie & Richmond Locations


CT Certified Work Ready Communities (CWRC) empowers counties and states with process, data and tools deployed in a common workforce development framework to drive economic growth by certifying counties as work-ready communities when established goals are attained.

In Indiana, Delaware, Rush, Randolph, Wayne, Henry and Fayette Counties are taking part in a county-level pilot to directly engage with the ACT CWRC effort. They are pioneers in leading this initiative in Indiana.

Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC): Meeting The Demands of the Manufacturing Industry

Program organizers, class instructors and sponsors alike agree that the Winchester Advanced Manufacturing class set the bar high for future success.

The program, sponsored by the City of Winchester and WorkOne Eastern Indiana, prepares unemployed and underemployed people to meet the demands of the manufacturing industry. The course focuses on safety, production quality, ethics, production processes and maintenance in the workplace.