Meet the Director
Supervisor,Community Continuing Education
Frankton High School (Frankton, IN) Class of 1984
Ball State University, Bachelor’s Degree, Education (Muncie, IN) Class of 1999
Ball State University, Master’s Degree, Education (Muncie, IN) Class of 2009
I have been the Supervisor of Community & Continuing Education in Washington Township since 2008. In the past decade, we have expanded as a program to better serve adults in our community in order to increase their education, English proficiency, or skill level across careers and through personal interest. I look forward to continuing to serve our community and the needs of adult learners.
Community & Continuing Education Leadership:
Lara Pastore, Assistant Supervisor
Emily Ferber, Lead ABE Teacher
Chrissy Matthews, Lead ELL Teacher
Diana Cochran , Front Office Assistant
Gretchen Capo, Front Office Assistant
J. Everett Light Career Center policy provides equal opportunity. All courses are open to all students regardless of race, color, sex, handicapping condition, or national origin, including limited English proficiency.
The main purpose of Washington Township Community and Continuing Education is to provide education, career training, and special interest classes to build the skillset, health, and wellness of the surrounding adult community.
Our goal is to expand the economic interest of all adults by creating and reinforcing a strong academic foundation leading to training and post-secondary opportunities. Classes are structured to fit adult schedules and responsibilities by providing options for different times, days, locations, and distance learning to move more quickly through the curriculums.
Washington Township Community and Continuing Education programs strive to provide a supportive and inclusive environment by respecting the integrity, dignity, and basic human rights of all students to learn and achieve in a safe setting.
Community & Continuing Education Mission Statement
Washington Township Community & Continuing Education, with the commitment of its staff, students, and community partners, prepares adult learners with the education and training for success in the workplace and college.
MSDWT Mission Statement
The mission of Washington Township Schools is to develop lifelong learners and globally-minded citizens by fostering the academic, creative, and social skills needed to achieve excellence in a multi-cultural environment.
In partnership with the J. Everett Light Career Center, Washington Township Adult Education provides career training classes on-site and at other sites through the city*. Career training opportunities are available in the following industries:
• Para Professional
Adults who have already earned their high school equivalency diploma, may be eligible for free career training programs. Please contact Washington Township Adult Education for more information.
*Students may have to meet minimum education requirements in order to participate in career training courses.