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Literacy and Workplace Skills

History:  Who We Are

Helping all individuals reach their full potential is central to Metro's mission. The college has a long tradition of offering developmental education services that assist students who are at a pre-college level attain the skills necessary to be successful in college-level coursework. This focus is emphasized through the Literacy & Workplace Skills' commitment to student success, student-centered learning, and teaching excellence.



Our Mission Statement

The mission of Literacy & Workplace Skills is to strengthen students' basic literacy, academic and workplace skills through high quality classroom experiences and learning community support systems. 



Our Programs and Descriptions

Academic Offerings:

  • Workplace Skills
    Workplace Skills for credit classes offer instruction in basic employability skills and strategies for personal and workplace success.
  • GED
    General Education Development offers Continuing Education instruction in basic skills and GED preparation. In addition, the department offers GED testing services.

           Continuing Education ESL is intended for literacy level non-English speaking

           students.  The classes focus on basic English skills and survival English skills. 





MCC Express


MCC Express is a neighborhood based location that provides individual instruction, formal credit and noncredit classes, industry training programs and a computer center that is open to public use. 





Department Contacts

Sue Raftery, Dean of Literacy and Workplace Skills

Diane Good-Collins, Academic Affairs Associate

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