Central Nine Career Center

When is Central Nines campus closed and using eLearning?

Our eLearning Schedule will proceed as follows: 

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday starting April 13th will be eLearning Days. (eLearning will continue until May 15th.)

Week 1: April 13th, 15th, and 17th

Week 2: April 20th, 22nd, and 24th

Week 3: April 25th, 29th, and May 1st

Week 4: May 4th, 6th, and 8th

Week 5: May 11th, 13th, and 15th 


(May 15th will be our last day of eLearning. May 18th – 21st are not official school days however Central Nine staff and Instructors will still be available online for students to contact if needed.)


(April 6th – 10th will be professional development days for our instructors. These days are for instructors to prepare curriculum, answer questions, and collaborate with other staff members.)

March 23rd – April 3rd is Spring Break. 

My Student has an IEP, 504 Plan, and/or is an English Language Learner (ELL), can they still receive help for eLearning?


If your student has accommodations these can still be arranged through our Resource Instructors. 

Marion County Students: Please contact Mrs. Amy Herbert for assistance. aherbert@central9.k12.in.us

Johnson County Students: Please contact Mrs. Christy Todd for assistance. ctodd@central9.k12.in.us


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Our Partner Schools

Central Nine provides its services to its nine partner schools in Johnson and Marion County. All enrollment is done through those residential school districts.
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Students have twenty-seven programs, in seven different areas of study to choose from. These professional programs offer college credit, certification, and other resume advancement opportunities.

Welcome to Central Nine Career Center

Central Nine Career Center is dedicated to providing its local high school students with life changing career and technical educational experiences that assist them in meeting Graduation Pathway requirements and lead them to the workforce and college as informed, innovative, and professional citizens with career goals.

As a community leader, Central Nine is renowned for nurturing student potential by providing high school students with an affordable higher level of education and has been repeatedly recognized for its efforts in building up the workforce of trained and distinguished young people. Central Nine is proud of its dedication to high quality career and technical education (CTE) programs and is actively enhanced by utilizing collegiate partnerships, providing the best college and career value in education. Most of Central Nine’s dynamic professional programs offer college dual credit and/or certifications that advance students education and career possibilities.

Central Nine’s top priority is to allow students to explore careers in a unique and innovative learning environment while also empowering students to meet their Graduation Pathways requirements. After enrolling through one of Central Nine’s partner schools, students attend their selected program during either the morning or afternoon session every weekday.  


Total dual credits earned in 2017-2018 = 4506
Cost Per credit at ivy tech (fall 2018) = $140.61

Estimated Total Savings

$ 200 +
in savings

Enrolling in a Central Nine Program means taking part in Career and Technical Education (CTE). This provides students with the opportunity to meet their Graduation Pathway requirements, earn college credit, and prepare for their career!   

Below is the Indiana graduation rate of students who took at least six credits in a CTE Pathway (2014-2015 data from 2016 Career Readiness Report)

+ 45 %
50 %
State Graduation Rate
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Health Awareness Update.

March 20, 2020

On Thursday, March 19, 2020, Governor Holcomb announced that all public schools will be closed until May 1, 2020. This decision does include the Central Nine campus. 

Central Nine leaders have created an eLearning schedule that will allow instructors and students to collaborate steadily while still utilizing our waiver days. 

Our eLearning schedule will proceed as follows: Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday starting April 13th will be eLearning days. 

Week 1: April 13th, 15th, and 17th 

Week 2: April 20th, 22nd, and 24th 

Week 3: April 25th, 29th, and May 1st

(April 6th – 10th will be professional development days for our instructors. These days are for instructors to prepare curriculum, answer questions, and collaborate with other staff members.)

Students should continue to communicate with their instructors for questions regarding course work. For information regarding eLearning, please visit our website at https://central9.k12.in.us/elearning/. We will be utilizing the Canvas LMS platform for all virtual instruction. Students should log into their Central Nine Canvas Course for more details from their instructor.

The overall safety of our community is the priority. Therefore, to further prevent the spread of colds, flu, and the coronavirus, Central Nine’s campus will NOT be open to the public until Monday, May 4, 2020.

June 4th, 5th, and 6th 8am- 11:30am


Central Nine is hosting summer camps this June for students who will be in 7th or 8th grade during the fall 2019 school year!

Students can choose to participate in two different camp experiences. Contact cvonderwell@central9.k12.in.us for questions.

Dates: June 4th, 5th, & 6th
Hours: 8am – 11:30am each day
Cost : $35 per student

Sign up at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfypoq2sJzYkywFURynlf2XRZUwOq3OpxsbDgzkXzpPiC0u7A/viewform 

MAY 4th 9AM - 3PM


Our Landscape Management program is hosting a plant sale on Central Nine’s campus! Stop by on Saturday, May 4th from 9-3pm to purchase.