Turning Point Highlights

  • All HSE classes are free of charge

  • ABE & HSE classes require the Test of Adult Basic Education assessment. There is a pre-test prior to enrollment & post-test after 50-60 hours of instruction.

  • Learners receive individualized instruction by dedicated, state-licensed teachers.

  • Turning Point is open for enrollment throughout the year.


WorkIN Info

WorkIN (Work Indiana) is a vocation certification program. Students participate in a referral program and can receive instruction in the following areas:

  • All of these trainings are 16 weeks or less.

  • Courses include CNA, computer support services ASE brake repair, HVAC, CDL, welding, dental assistant, medical assistant, QuickBooks, and administrative assistant.


What is Turning Point?

Turning Point is an Adult Basic Education school offering High School Equivalency Diploma and Workforce Certifications. Our mission statement is as follows:

Turning Point Education Centers are dedicated to maintaining the highest degree of academic excellence within the context of a trusting, respectful, and moral environment. The environment will help students gain knowledge and goal setting skills necessary to make sound decisions regarding their futures and to become productive and responsible students.

4516 W SR 54, Bloomfield, IN 47424  (for GPS, use Switz City, 47465)

Who uses Turning Point?  (Adult Basic Education)

  • Persons behind on high school credits.

  • Persons wanting to prepare for the HSE.

  • Remediation for WorkIN.

  • Persons wanting to brush up on math, reading, or English skills.

  • Out-of-school youth (16 years & older).

  • Persons preparing for college & vocational admissions tests.

  • Persons wanting to improve employment opportunities and gain confidence.

  • Parents wanting to help their children with homework & success in school.

  • Persons wanting to prepare for the ASVAB.

Turning Point Education Opportunities

Turning Point offers three educational opportunities:

  • HSE Preparation (16 years and older). This program is designed to help increase basic skills in Reading, English, Writing, and Math. It is available in a classroom setting with one-on-one instruction as well as online to students who qualify.

  • High School Credit Classes (16 years and older). This program is a self-paced program that assists students to earn the credits they are lacking toward receiving their diploma.

  • WorkIN.  


Career exploration and resume building workshops are offered throughout the school year.

  • Career readiness.


  • Welding

  • HVAC: Heating, Vent, Air, Cooling

  • Administrative Assistant with MS Certification

  • CCMA Medical Assistant

  • CNC Operator

  • CDL

  • Electronics Fundamentals

  • ASC Automotive Brake Repair

  • Teaching Assistant with Para Pro Assessment

Career Pathways (click here for more information)

  • Healthcare Pathway with Greene County Community Hospital

  • My Cook Pathway with Cook Group

Thank you to the Greene County Foundation for a grant that helped us renovate the Turning Point building!

Switz City Location Phone: 812-659-2533     Switz City Address: 4516 West State Road 54, Bloomfield, IN 47424 

• Lyons Location Phone 812-659-2001    Lyons Address: 2417 S 800 W, Lyons, IN 47443

• P.O. Box 271, Switz City, Indiana 47465  •  Fax: 812-659-2477    


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