Low income or laid off workers in St. Charles County affected by COVID-19 may be eligible to receive up to $4,000 each for short-term training to enhance their skills, thanks to funding from the CARES Act. Contact the Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County for more information at 636-255-6060.

Education

Education

 

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education. –Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Greater St. Louis area, including St. Charles County, is comprised of a well-educated workforce who have obtained a college degree from local colleges and universities. These institutions have more than 50% of their graduates in the St. Louis area workforce, which helps account for St. Charles County’s 2019 average unemployment rate of 2.5%.

Harris-Stowe State University graduates in the greater St. Louis area workforce
Lindenwood University graduates in the greater St. Louis area workforce
Maryville University graduates in the greater St. Louis area workforce
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville graduates in the greater St. Louis area workforce
Southwestern Illinois College graduates in the greater St. Louis area workforce
St. Charles Community College graduates in the greater St. Louis area workforce
St. Louis Community College graduates in the greater St. Louis area workforce
St. Louis University graduates in the greater St. Louis area workforce
University of Missouri - Kansas City graduates in the greater St. Louis area workforce
University of Missouri - St. Louis graduates in the greater St. Louis area workforce