Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced Missouri will fully reopen and enter Phase 2 of its “Show Me Strong Recovery” Plan on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Citizens are encouraged to continue to practice social distancing and avoid large crowds, but there is no statewide health order about COVID-19 and local officials have authority to enact further rules.

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