John Jay Center for Learning, located in downtown Portland, Indiana, is dedicated to helping people achieve satisfaction and lifelong employability through education.
Traditional college courses
Vocational training courses
Training and certifications
John Jay Center for Learning provides services for Jay County and the surrounding areas. Our programs offer a variety of options, regardless of a person's age or education level. In order to deliver these services, John Jay Center for Learning partners with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Purdue Polytechnic, Vincennes University, Indiana Wesleyan University. Through a partnership with the Jay School Corporation we are also able to offer Adult Basic Education and High School Equvalency programs. John Jay Center for Learning also has valuable community partners who support our educational mission.
Board of Directors 2017-2018 President - Jeremy Gulley, Superintendent of the Jay School Corporation
Vice-President- Dave Hyatt, CEO of Jay County Hospital
Secretary - Douglas Inman, Executive Director of The Portland Foundation
Treasurer - Ken Fredericksen, Director of Manufacturing JRDS Industries
Other Members -
Mike Row, Director/CEO, Alliance for Strategic Growth
Carol Trimmer, Philanthropist
Barry Hudson, Philanthropist
Wes Schemenaur, Jay County Prosecutor
Dean Jetter, CEO of Fort Recovery Industries
Ex-Officio Members - Jay County Development Corporation executive director Bill Bradley, and Interim Chancellor/ Ivy Tech, Jeff Scott.
Staff Rusty Inman - Executive Director
Carolyn Carducci - Student Services Advisor
Becky Kelley - Administrative Assistant
Jennifer Inman - PayRoll / Accounts Payable
Rogina Prescott , Bobbie Taylor and Priscilla McFarland - Evening Receptionists
Priscilla & Michael McFarland - Building Custodian & Maintenance Coordinators
John Jay Center for Learning networks with organizations throughout the community and surrounding areas. The John Jay Center for Learning strives to provide new program enhancing the lives and well being of our residents.
101 S. Meridian Street Portland, IN 47371 Phone: 260-729-5525
Restoring our Past for a Brighter Future
Many generous contributions have funded the restoration of the historic Weiler Building in downtown Portland into a wonderful home for John Jay Center for Learning. On September 13, 2008, Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana presented John Jay Center for Learning, Inc. with the Cook Cup for Outstanding Restoration of an Indiana Landmark for John Jay’s superb restoration of the Weiler Building. If you...