Crowder College Provides Middle School Students with Career Exploration Opportunities

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(Neosho, MO)Crowder College’s Technical Education Center is hosting 130 middle school students in its summer program at the Dell Reed Technical Education Center on the Neosho campus.

Students from Diamond, East Newton, Neosho, and Seneca who completed fifth to seventh grade are selected by their respective school districts to attend the program. During the four-week session, students are able to choose from six different career paths: Agriculture, Computers, Construction, Criminal Justice, Health Science, and Teacher Education. Students spend a week in the selected program with hands-on activities.

“The partnership with the school districts provides career explorations as well as English and Math embedded in the classes,” stated Cindy Brown, Director of Public Information. “Each district provides instructors as well as transportation to and from Crowder daily.”

CTEC is the area Career and Technical Education Center that provides career ready training and credentials for students. These classes may be taken during their junior and senior years of high school with opportunities to continue their education at the college or enter the workforce. For more information, please click here.

About Crowder College: 

Crowder College was established in April 1963, as the voters of Newton and McDonald counties passed the issue to create a community college (formerly junior college) on the land formerly known as Camp Crowder. Today, the college provides services to a nine-county service region in southwest Missouri with locations in Neosho, Cassville, Joplin, McDonald County, Nevada and Webb City. The student population exists from within the four-state region, and around the globe. With over 80 degree and program options, the college is a great place to train for a career or transfer to a university.


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