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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
We are enrolling now for Spring 2019 classes! Call 785.670.2200 to get started.

Opportunities at Washburn Tech East

Washburn Tech East will offer the career programs listed below as well as GED and ESL classes. Check-out our Fast Facts sheet for more information. All career pathways are included in the Accelerating Opportunity: Kansas program (AO-K) which is for students who are receiving both their GED and technical training. Costs are greated reduced for AO-K participants. For students who already have their high school diploma, financial assistance is available.

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!

July 2018

  • structural steel in place
  • crews are installing windows
  • roofing work beginning
  • drywall installation underway