November 20, 2020

A Positive Approach to Teen Health (PATH) is an educational organization committed to equipping, empowering and encouraging teens to make healthy choices. Our philosophy is holistic, preventative & positive. Our programs help schools increase protective factors, promote school connectedness and increase developmental assets.

Curricula is developed with state standards in mind; aiding the schools in meeting many of the health education standards. PATH works with school administrators and faculty to implement programming that supports the individual school culture.

Positive Potential is an evidence-based classroom curricula designed for middle-school students providing an effective combination of positive youth development and sex-education. This curriculum offers 15 hours of age-appropriate and medically accurate information through inter-active and multi-media lessons. Curricula & facilitator trainings are available to schools and organizations interested in implementing the program. Virtual adaptations are available.

For more information contact Donna Golob, at

Al-Anon and Alateen—-Where You Can Find Help

Al-Anon is a mutual support program with meeting facilitated by members. Our program is for people who have been or are being affected by someone else’s drinking.

Alateen meeting are for young people, usually teenagers, who have been affected by a relative or friend’s drinking. While Alateen members conduct their own meetings, adult Group Sponsors are there for safety and guidance.

From Al-Anon Faces Alcoholism 2020, copyright 2019 by Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.  Reprinted by permission of Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

For more information contact Linda Straub, Indiana AFG (Area 17) Public Outreach at 317.696.7474 or at

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Now more than ever, our student’s mental health needs to be a priority.  Bring Change to Mind gives teens a club platform to share their voices & raise awareness around mental health. Our goal is to empower students to educate one another, their communities, & to create a culture of peer support. BC2M has opened up our waitlist for more Indiana HS clubs & has the capacity to do so virtually.  BC2M is proudly partnered with the Indiana DOE, IU & the ISMHI.

To find out how to launch a club at your school (it’s FREE), reach out to Emily Nichols, Regional Program Manager,

Built to Succeed is dedicated to informing educators, career counselors, parents, students, and community leaders about the educational and career opportunities in the Indiana Union Construction Industry.  Our mission is to build a new generation of construction tradespersons seeking high demand careers with strong salary potential.

Representing over 14 certified apprenticeship programs offered at 60 training facilities across Indiana, Built To Succeed is your direct link to the following apprenticeship training partners.

  • Boilermakers
  • Bricklayers
  • Carpenters
  • Electricians
  • Elevator Constructors
  • Glaziers
  • Insulators
  • Ironworkers
  • Laborers
  • Operating Engineers
  • Painters
  • Plasterers & Cement Masons
  • Plumbers, Pipefitters & Steamfitters
  • Roofers
  • Sheet Metal Workers
  • Sprinkler Fitters

For more info you may contact Lynn Busby, Director of Community Outreach at 574-526-1763 or

Covering Kids and Families of Indiana (CKF) is an organization that helps all Hoosiers apply for and understand healthcare coverage programs. Some of these programs include the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP), Hoosier Healthwise, Medicaid and Marketplace plans. Our goal is to simplify the process for getting covered and staying covered, helping consumers every step of the way. We work with professionals that help enroll Hoosiers in coverage, as well as school professionals invested in the health of their students. CKF also advocates for strong and inclusive public policies on healthcare coverage and related issues.

For more information, please contact Sarah Thompson, MPH, Regional Director of Southern Indiana or 317-441-0214.

Kuder is a career guidance solutions provider. We’re proud to offer comprehensive tools and resources for career planners at all life stages while supporting collaboration between education, business, and community stakeholders to drive economic success. Our customizable products and services reflect a commitment to encouraging lifelong learning, development, and achievement. Our partnership with Indiana Career Explorer gives all Hoosiers free access to Kuder Navigator and Kuder Journey and allows for additional access to Kuder Galaxy. Free virtual training is also provided.

For more information, please contact Mary Pouch, Indiana Field Trainer,, 877-999-6227.

The profession of court reporting is thousands of years old; its roots can be traced back to 63 B.C., when Marcus Tullius Tiro employed shorthand reporting as Cicero’s secretary. The careers of court reporting and captioning are in demand now more than ever.  The Indiana Court Reporters Association (INCRA) is committed to keeping this profession alive.  Contact us now to find out how we can teach our students about “The best profession they never heard of.”

For more information please contact Stacy Drohosky at

Inspire Success is a new Indiana nonprofit focused on helping those who help students succeed. For school counselors this means providing services and supports that help more students improve their social-emotional well-being, academic achievement, and college and career readiness. We are the new home of Counselor1Stop, a website for school counselors offering free, A-Z resources. Counselor1Stop receives an average of 5,000 visits per month. This month we are unveiling RAMP Ready, a robust online program to assist school counseling programs implement a comprehensive counseling model eligible for RAMP recognition by the American School Counselor Association.

For more information please contact Kelly Dunn at or at (317) 210-3555.

INvestEd is a FREE resource for Indiana families before, during and after college.  We are a not-for-profit company based in Carmel that has been serving Indiana for over 40 years. We help students and families learn how to access college and fund it wisely through live events, over the phone, meeting one-on-one, and online resources. Our free resources cover topics from finding the right career and major, choosing the right school, how to find scholarships, comparing college costs, and understanding student loan options.

For more information contact William Wozniak, Vice President of Marketing, at or at his work 317.715.9002 or his cell 317.403.3933.

The IU Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering is one of the world’s largest, broadest, and best technology and information schools.  Our programs range from the super technical to the highly applied, and many can be personalized. Because everyone needs technology skills, our degrees, minors, and certificates are great additions to any area of study.

The Luddy School is committed to meeting the needs of a diverse community and achieving inclusive excellence. Our goal is to foster sustained dialogue, engagement, and relationships across difference to provide a transformative and rewarding experience for all.

For more information, please contact our Director of Undergraduate Recruiting, Natalie or 812-856-1867.

Applied Learning is the key to the UIndy School of Business. From managing a portfolio of real money in the UIndy Student Fund to working directly with clients on project management, UIndy students “learn by doing.” Both undergraduate and graduate courses are taught by dedicated faculty, many of whom have many years of real-world experience they bring to the classroom. In addition to the classroom, students gain valuable internship experiences at nearly 100 different businesses each year and are well-prepared to enter the job market or advance in their careers upon graduation.

For more information, please contact Haley Ulmer, Student Recruitment Manager, University of Indianapolis, or 260-410-5656.