WANIC Skills Center Logo - 11605 132nd Ave NE, #A108, Kirkland WA, 98034 - 425-739-8400

Washington Network for Innovative Careers (WaNIC) is a regional skills center in North East King County that 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.

WaNIC services a consortium of seven school districts in the region northeast of Seattle. WaNIC's consortium has been in partnership for 24 years, and shares Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. Member districts include Bellevue, Issaquah, Lake Washington, Mercer Island, Northshore, Riverview and Snoqualmie Valley. As a state-approved interdistrict CTE consortium, WaNIC’s primary mission is to provide quality, diverse, and cost-effective career and technical education for all students through interdistrict cooperation.

Courses available to WaNIC students include the areas of Arts, Media, Communication and Design; Business Management; Natural Resources and Agri-Science; Engineering, Science, and Technology; Health and Human Services; and Information Technology. For detailed information and registration visit the WaNIC website 


2019 WaNIC Summer School Registration is NOW OPEN April 12-21


DATES:  July 1 – July 19, 2019 (NO SCHOOL JULY 4-5)

CLASS TIME: 8:00am-3:00pm

DAYS OF WEEK: Monday-Friday 

WANIC offers summer courses at various high schools in local districts. These programs are open to students entering grades 9 through 12 in Bellevue, Everett, Issaquah, Lake Washington, Mercer Island, Northshore, Riverview and Snoqualmie Valley School Districts.

Tuition is free. There is a $50 class supply fee; assistance is available for students who qualify for free/reduced lunch.

This one semester class is worth 0.5 high school credits. Credits and grade earned will be posted to the student’s permanent high school transcript.

Students provide their own transportation and lunch.

  • 2D Video Game Design

  • Audio Production

  • Biosystems, Genetic Research & Ethics (formerly Dynamic DNA)

  • Biotechnology

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) & 3D Printing

  • Computer Science & Engineering

  • Computer Science Intro

  • Culinary Creations

  • DigiPen 3D Modeling

  • DigiPen Art & Animation Intro

  • DigiPen Music & Sound Design Intro

  • DigiPen Video Game Development

  • DigiPen Video Game Programming Intro

  • DigiPen World Building

  • Digital Forensics

  • Entrepreneurship

  • eSports Streaming & Twitch

  • Family Health

  • Fire & EMS Careers Intro

  • Freelance Art

  • Health

  • Health First Aid/CPR

  • Healthcare Careers Intro (Dental, Medical, & Nursing)• Human Body & Behaviors

  • IT Academy

  • Personal Finance

  • Photography

  • Sustainable Green Design

  • Welding

Applications will be accepted online at wanic.org from April 12-21. Enrollment will be by lottery; rising seniors have first priority. You will be notified by email of your enrollment or waitlist status.

After you receive confirmation of enrollment, the $50 class fee is due by June 1 to hold your spot.

Class descriptions, locations and additional important information can be found on the Summer page of the WANIC website at https://wanic.lwsd.org/academics/summer-courses. Visit your high school’s College & Career Specialist for more information.

Class availability is subject to change.

WANIC Skill Center Office
11605 132nd Ave NE #A108 Kirkland, WA 98034 wanic.org