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Vocational classes allow students to complete both their high school education requirements and, in some cases, also obtain certification in their field.

Employers partner with SCILL across the county to reinvest in their most valuable asset - their employees.

SCILL automotive technology students have the opportunity to train on some of the latest equipment available.

SCILL welding instructor Andy Odle presents the Top Welder Award to Tyler Wilke at graduation ceremonies last spring.


Thank you for visiting the Starke County Initiative for Lifelong Learning (SCILL) website. Our job is workforce development. Whether you're here for a specific reason or just to look around, we hope you find our site informative and helpful.

SCILL changes lives, one person at a time. Whether seeking to start a new career, obtain a better job or make your workplace more productive, SCILL has the necessary training for you.

Through SCILL and our partners, we provide Starke County and its neighbors with:

  • Customized training for area industries to meet their specific needs
  • Vocational high school programs in automotive and welding technology
  • An adult program in welding technology
  • Computer software training
  • Literacy programs

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