Community Programs

Project Lead the Way

St. Louis Community College is the post-secondary support partner for the St. Louis area, and provides leadership and support to area schools. Through Project Lead the Way, students in high school can earn college credit through dual credit in biological technology, engineering technology, and computer and information technology.

Project Lead the Way students also are required to take rigorous academic courses while in high school that better prepare them for college-level coursework. For additional information on Project Lead the Way credit or other Project Lead the Way activities, contact the Dual Credit/Enrollment Partnerships department.

Workforce Solutions Group

St. Louis Community College Workforce Solutions Group (WSG) connects job seekers and employment providers through customized and accelerated training, and offers opportunities for lifelong learning through continuing education. WSG builds community through its Business Services, Community Services, and Continuing Education operating units and provides regional labor insights via its annual State of the St. Louis Workforce Report. All Workforce Solutions Group operating units are located at Corporate College, a state-of-the-art campus dedicated to corporate education and professional development. Learn more on the Workforce Solutions webpage, on X (@STLCCworkforce) and on Facebook (STLCCworkforce).

Advancing Employers: Business Services

Business Services offers customized and comprehensive solutions for dynamic workforces. As one of the largest providers of training and consulting services in the St. Louis metro area, this WSG unit helps advance more than 7,000 employees annually, representing more than 100 organizations. Business Services’ flagship Center for Workforce Innovation provides advanced training in aerospace, manufacturing, automated controls and industrial maintenance technology in its 32,000 square-foot, high-tech facility. The unit also offers enterprise-wide solutions for organizations with national and international footprints. Business Services at Corporate College through its Testing and Assessment CenterWorkKeys Solution Center and Meeting and Event Services. Visit Corporate Services webpage to learn more.

Advancing Communities: Community Services

Community Services partners with employers, community organizations, schools, educators and government to create job training opportunities for residents and a talent pipeline for employers. Community Services helps job seekers develop marketable job skills through accelerated training programs, usually with a duration of less than one semester, and specializes in strengthen underserved communities throughout the St. Louis region. Visit Community Services to learn more.

Advancing People: Continuing Education

Continuing Education (CE) enrolls thousands of participants annually in professional development and personal enrichment courses. More than 40 percent of enrollees complete professional development training in pursuit of a license or certification, while 60 percent seek personal enrichment opportunities. Each year, CE offers hundreds of courses at locations throughout the greater St. Louis region and online, often in partnership with other community organizations and non-profits. Learn more on the CE's webpage, on X (@STLCCce), on Instagram (STLCCce) and on Facebook (STLCCce).

Advancing the Mission: Institutional Development

Institutional Development advances STLCC’s mission to expand minds and change lives every day through working with faculty, staff and partners to secure funding and build capacity from federal, state and local sources. This work allows WSG to offer programs and services that best serve the needs of students and the community. Visit Institutional Development to learn more.