1. Please use the information contained in the Central Nine Family Access Account Information email to set up your account. If you did not receive this email, please contact Central Nine at (317) 888-4401.
  2. Read through the email and make note of the User Name listed towards the bottom.
  3. Click on the Reset Password link in the email to reset your password.  

DO NOT click on the link for users that already have a Skyward password set up.

  1. You will be automatically redirected to a new page that looks like the one below.

Enter your New Password and Confirm Password in the prompts.

  1. Click on the Reset Password button to finish.
  2. You will be automatically redirected to the login page for Family Access.
  3. Sign in with your Username from the email along with the new password you just set.

Here is the link for Family Access for your reference:

The early years

Early 1970

Nine School Corporations join forces to establish the first area vocational center for Johnson and Marion County. 


April 28th, 1970

A temporary Governing Board is established and Richard Thomas is elected as the first (temporary) president. 

The board makes a proposal for a Continuous Feasibility Study for an area vocational school. 


September 21, 1970

Board members review (and choose a site for campus). 



October 8th, 1970

Board members vote to name the center; Central Nine Vocational Technical School. 

Other names that were up for consideration: “John-Mar” (or “Johnson-Marion”), “Central Nine”, “Leatherwood”, and “whetzel Trace”. 


April 15th, 1971

Architect, Ray Thompson, from James Associates presents the final site and building plans for Central Nine. 



May 13th, 1971

James E. Hixson is made the first director of Central Nine.