Governor’s Work Ethic Certificate

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Attention JELCC Seniors--

You have the opportunity to earn the Governor’s Work Ethic Certificate!

Please see directions below.

To earn the Governor’s Work Ethic Certificate, please follow the steps below: 

  • Step 2: Due by February 12, 2021: Turn in the items listed below to the Student Services office at JELCC by February 12, 2021. 

    • High school transcript, showing cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher (see your counselor to learn how to obtain a copy of your transcript)

    • Work Ethic Teacher/ Adult Verification form (click on this link to find a copy of form and print it:  Work Ethic Teacher Verification Form)

    • Community Service Documentation Form (click on this link to find a copy of the form and print it: Community Service Documentation Form)


  • Step 3: Due by June 1, 2021: Turn in a copy of your final high school transcript showing final high school cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher.

What is the Governor’s Work Ethic Certificate (GWEC)?

  • GWEC supports the Indiana Department of Education Graduation Pathways.  

  • High school seniors who qualify will receive a Governor’s Work Ethic Certificate after they complete step 3 of the application process (application steps listed above). 

  • This certificate demonstrates that a student is fully qualified and prepared for a trained or certificated position. 

  • The certificate should be part of a student’s portfolio and be presented to any employer showing evidence of being highly qualified. 

Make earning a The Governor’s Work Ethic Certificate one of your priority goals and target.  Best of luck!

 Supervisor of Student Services

Carrie Dodd

317.259.5269   x44018

As Supervisor of Student Services, I am honored to work with JELCC students, staff, and community. Together, we help our students pursue their college and career goals. It is a privilege to watch our JELCC students develop confidence in their technical skills and passion for their career interests. It is super rewarding to know that JELCC plays a part in helping our students reach their career dreams. 

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Indianapolis, IN 46240


It is the policy of the J. Everett Light Career Center not to discriminate on the basis of sex, race, or disability in the educational programs or activities which it operates or in employment therein or admission thereto.​