BLOOMINGTON – Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus will host a two-day workshop on June 11-12 to train K-12 educators on how to build and program Lego Mindstorms® EV3 robots, develop classroom activities, and borrow Lego Mindstorms® equipment and software for classroom usage.

The workshop is open to all K-12 educators including homeschools. The cost is $137.85 and educators will earn one course credit upon completion. The workshop will be held at the Ivy Tech Bloomington campus on June 11-12 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Teachers will participate in six hands-on activities concentrating on programming robots and will get assistance to develop an age-appropriate lesson for their classroom.

Upon completion of the workshop, teachers will have the opportunity to borrow 20 Lego Mindstorms® EV3 educational kits and 20 laptop computers with the EV3 programming software to use in their classrooms for a three-week period during the academic year. Current Ivy Tech students in engineering technology, information technology, and advanced manufacturing will assist teachers in their classrooms.

Educators must register by Friday, May 25. To register, contact Sydney Courtad at or 812-330-6239.

Ivy Tech Bloomington is located on the west side at 200 Daniels Way and is open Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.