Turning Point Education Center


What is Turning Point?

Turning Point is an Adult Basic Education (A.B.E) & High School Equivalency (HSE) Preparation Program operated by Open Arms. 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)

  1. Persons behind on high school credits.

  2. Persons wanting to prepare for the HSE.

  3. Persons wanting to brush up on math, reading, or english skills.

  4. High school graduates who want to upgrade and enhance skills.

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

  6. Persons preparing for college & vocational admissions tests.

  7. Persons wanting to improve employment opportunities and gain confidence.

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

Turning Point Education Opportunities

Turning Point offers three educational opportunities:

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. WorkIN.  Microsoft Office Specialist course offered at Turning Point to earn certification in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. See WorkIN website for other certifications offered.

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

Turning Point Highlights

  1. All HSE classes are free of charge

  2. 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.

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

  4. 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:

  1. All of these trainings are 16 weeks or less.

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


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Phone: 812-659-2533      P.O. Box 271, Switz City, Indiana 47465          Fax: 812-659-2477      info@openarmschristian.com

USDA and Open Arms are equal opportunity providers and employers.