• Partnerships

    Edison State Darke County partners with multiple agencies to ensure well-rounded educational opportunities for the communities we serve. Through these partnerships we are able to foster excellent community relationships and build lasting connections to the residents of Darke County. For additional information about partnering with Edison State Darke County, please contact Chad Beanblossom, Dean of Edison State Darke County. Contact information is listed on this page. 

    Greenville Career Technology Education Center

    Edison State Community College and the Greenville Career Technology Education Center (C-TEC)  have partnered in a joint Use Agreement for the use of the Career Tech Education Center and Advanced Manufacturing Lab located at Greenville High School. This partnership allows Edison State to offer courses not previously available, creates additional training opportunities for companies in our region and provides training opportunities for unemployed/underemployed individuals.  

    Darke County Economic Development

    As the educational partner for Darke County Economic Development, Edison State Darke County is committed to providing the necessary training and coursework to create a qualified workforce. A collaborative effort between business and industry, education, local government and the economic development office ensures the county is an attractive location for companies to build and grow. 

    Adult Basic Literacy Education (ABLE)

    Edison State Darke County is a host site for the Adult Basic Literacy Education (ABLE)  program of Upper Valley Career Center’s Adult Division. Students can work toward earning their GED or attend classes to improve their skills. Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, with sessions in the morning, afternoon or evening. For detailed information, please contact the ABLE program at 937.778.1078. 

    Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

    Edison State Darke County collaborates with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services  to provide a site for workshops and individual consultations. Karen Brooks, Customer Service Representative, holds regular office hours at our facility, and can be reached at 937.564.9575 or karen.brooks@jfs.ohio.gov

    Darke County Board of Developmental Disabilities

    Edison State Darke County is partnering with the Darke County Board of Developmental Disabilities to create the Post-Secondary Transition Collaborative (PSTC) in effort to expand educational opportunities to individuals with disabilities in our communities. This collaborative will help to bridge the gap between a high school education and the employment needs of the region by providing support and appropriate workforce training to individuals pursuing their educational goals.

    Darke County Chamber of Commerce

    Edison State Darke County and the Darke County Chamber of Commerce work closely on expanding educational opportunities in our region. The Chamber's Agricultural Committee is a critical piece of our exploration into an Agribusiness program, and is working closely with us on our feasibility study. Edison State is a proud supporter of our area chambers of commerce and is currently a "Vision Builder" sponsor of this organization.