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Washburn Tech East

Washburn Tech East, located at 2014 SE Washington St., will offer training in health care, construction trades, CDL and the General Education Diploma (GED). Set to begin in January 2019, these offerings will target adult students. This project is a joint effort involving Washburn Tech, Washburn University, GO Topeka and JEDO and will operate in partnership with the East Topeka community.

• Funded by $5.5 million from JEDO/GO Topeka
• Washburn Tech operating and staffing the facility
• Health Care programs include Certified Nurse Aide, Certified Medication Aide and Home Health Aide
• Construction trades include Building Technology
• Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) training
• GED offering through the Accelerating Opportunity: Kansas (AO-K) program
• call and ask about financial aid and scholarships
• Enrollment begins in Fall 2018 for Spring 2019 classes

Groundbreaking Ceremony

Hundreds of local leaders and community members turned-out to turn shovels at the Washburn Tech East groundbreaking ceremony on March 15. Relive the event and listen to the excitement and hope tied to this new educational facility.

Making Progress...

Construction Update

We will routinely give updates on the construction process via our contractor, Champion Builders. Check-in often to see how Washburn Tech East is coming together!

June/July 2018

  • Crews are marking wall locations, framing, install ductwork and running electrical
  • Crews are pouring the atrium's foundation
  • Committee work begins
  • Look for us at Fiesta Mexicana July 10-14