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WANIC Skill Center
11605 - 132nd Ave NE #A108, Kirkland, WA 98034 | 425 739-8400
Washington Network for Innovative Careers
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Welcome to the Washington Network for Innovative Careers (WANIC)
WANIC is the Northeast King County Skill Center and provides advanced-level Career and Technical Education programs based on rigorous academic and industry standards, preparing students for post-secondary education and successful entry into high-skill, high-demand careers and employment. Serving students in Bellevue, Issaquah, Lake Washington, Mercer Island, Northshore, Riverview & Snoqualmie Valley School Districts.
Principal | Karen Hay, Director

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  • Tour the state-of-the-art classrooms and classroom labs on the Lake Washington Institute of Technology campus in Kirkland. Dental, Fire & EMS, Health Science (Nursing) and Medical Sciences.
  • 04.15.2015
    LWSD students and their parents are invited to learn about the many health care career options available from a panel of EvergreenHealth Experts. 4/15/15 6-8 pm. Evergreen Surgical Center Room Tan 100/01

 Summer Skills Academy

Confirmations have been emailed to the STUDENT email address. We have also emailed application status to all students on the waitlist if they applied more than two weeks ago. If you applied more than two weeks ago and the student has not received either email, please email
Dates: June 29 to July 17 Monday-Friday
No school Friday July 3
Times: 9:00-4:00 pm (may vary slightly by class)
Registration is now open. Classes available for all incoming 9th through 12th grade students. Free tuition. Class fee $50.
Applications are still being accepted for DigiPen Art & Animation (MIHS), DigiPen Video Game Development (LWHS, MIHS), Health Careers Exploration, Radio TV Broadcasting (Bellevue HS), Rock Your Ride: Mobile Electronics (Bothell HS), and STEM Guitar Building (Bothell HS).
Applications are no longer being accepted for Computer Science & Engineering, Culinary Creations, Digipen Art & Animation (LWHS), Digipen Cyber Security, Digipen Robotics, Digpen Video Game Programming, Dynamic DNA and Health. If you would like to be put on a waitlist for any of these classes, please email
Summer Academy applicants do not need to conduct a site visit or attend an information session. Register for your first choice and list your second and third choice in the comment field. If your student is currently in middle or junior high please register using your local high school and list their current school in the comments area.
Registration fee due by 6/15/15 – fee is nonrefundable. Class availability subject to enrollment.  Students earn .5 HS Credit.  Summer Flyer and Summer Course Catalog

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To see all school events, see our online Tandem Calendar.

 Contact Information

  • Contact Information for area high schools
    Contact information for instructors, career specialists and administration for the WANIC program in Bellevue, Issaquah, Northshore, Lake Washington, Mercer Island, Riverview and Snoqualmie Valley School Districts

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