New Tech Institute in Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation in Vanderburgh County opened its doors in August 2010 to 108 ninth grade students as they implemented a New Tech magnet in an autonomous facility. This STEM-based school will begin with six Core content teachers, with 3 course integrations, and is the first school in Indiana to open with a separate school code. NTI in Evansville will be entirely textbook-free as every student will rent a wireless laptop as their access to relevant curriculum.
The EVSC New Tech Institute provides a rigorous Core 40 curriculum with a core emphasis of required and elective courses in concert with a project based methodology delivery that drive students to a better understanding of the concepts of innovation and entrepreneurial leadership. NTI students are given opportunities to think critically about the world around them and discover new ways of approaching today's challenges. It is the goal of NTI to help foster the education of the next great thinkers of the 21st Century. NTI students will be the innovators and entrepreneurs of tomorrow.