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.



What is Turning Point?

Turning Point is a state approved Adult Education site 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, next level jobs, certifications

  • 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.

  • Persons wanting certifications for employment.

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 to earn a high school equivalency diploma. 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.


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

  • Career readiness.


  • Welding

  • CNC Operator Machinist

  • CDL

  • CNA

  • Automotive

  • Teaching Assistant with Para Pro Assessment

Career Pathways (click here for more information)

  • Boston Scientific

  • My Cook Pathway with Cook Group

Graduation is the last Friday in June. All students earning HSE Diplomas and certifications are encouraged to participate.

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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