HOW TO APPLY
For funding and reporting purposes, students must be registered in a public school in the Bellevue, Everett, Issaquah, Lake Washington, Mercer Island, Northshore, Riverview, Snoqualmie Valley school districts. Private and homeschoolers, please register with your local high school and inform them you are doing so to participate in WANIC.
How to apply for a FULL YEAR WANIC course:
1. Find out details about the full year course you are interested in (course descriptions can be found here) and the times and locations for it. Most classes are designed for 11th and 12th grade students. Please note courses, descriptions, locations and times are subject to change. If you attend private school or home school, you must register with your local high school before you apply (Inform them during registration that you are applying to WANIC).
2. If you wish to apply for a Skill Center class that is located in a high school in your home school district, please consult with your counselor for your district's application procedure; you do not apply through WANIC.
Click Here For Online Application Applications are now being accepted for the 2019-20 School Year.
3. If required, the student must attend a Site Visit/Information Session.
--All first year DigiPen applicants must attend one of the DigiPen Information Sessions.
DigiPen WANIC Information Sessions 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Session 1: Tuesday, February 5
Session 2: Tuesday, February 19
Session 3: Wednesday, March 13
Session 4: Thursday, March 28
Session 5: Wednesday, April 17
Session 6: Tuesday, May 14
Session 7: Tuesday, June 4 (Subject to cancellation)
--If the program you are applying to is in the Northshore School District (NSD), you must contact the instructor to arrange to complete a Site Visit before May 15. For a list of instructors and contact details, go to: https://wanic.lwsd.org/about-us/teacher-contacts
--If you are applying to the Sports Medicine program at Issaquah High School, you must contact the instructor to arrange to complete a Site Visit before May 15. Mr. Parsons [email protected]
--If you are applying to a program located on the WANIC Main Campus at LWTech (Dental Careers, Medical Careers, Health Science Careers, or Fire & EMS), you are NOT required to attend a Site Visit. Contact WANIC directly to learn about dates of *optional* Site Visits.
--ALL other programs DO NOT require Site Visits. Your school's college and career specialist can help if you need assistance determining site visits.
4. Your counselor may request to meet with you to review credits so that you can obtain your school’s approval to enroll at WANIC.
5. Once your enrollment has been confirmed by the host district of the course you will be attending, you will receive a confirmation email. If you have any questions, please see your high school's career specialist, or contact WANIC at [email protected] 425-739-8400.
- WANIC Course Catalog, Course Descriptions and other Important Information
- Times, Locations & Course Equivalency for Programs Course times and locations
- Course Equivalencies - All WANIC courses earn Occupational Education (CTE); many offer course equivalency credits as well.
- WANIC contacts at resident high school Contact Information for College and Career Specialists, registrars and more.
- Instructor Contact Information A site visit is required for some 3 HS credit Skill Center classes before the enrollment process is complete. Apply online and then contact the instructor to let him/her know you need to schedule a site visit.
- College Credits Sheet
- DigiPen Information Session Flier (PDF)
- WANIC Application Agreement (PDF). By submitting a WANIC application the Student & Parent should understand the WANIC Application Agreement.