Literacy and Workplace Skills
History: Who We Are
Helping all individuals reach their full potential is central to MCC'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
- Workplace Skills
Workplace Skills for credit classes offer instruction in basic employability skills and strategies for personal and workplace success.
General Education Development offers Continuing Education instruction in basic skills and GED preparation. In addition, the department offers GED testing services.
- Continuing Education ESL
Continuing Education ESL is intended for literacy level non-English speaking students. The classes focus on basic English skills and survival English skills.
Re-entry services are available at Metropolitan Community College for incarcerated individuals as well as individuals transitioning from facilities across the state. MCC helps these individuals make a successful transition into college or a career. Services include skill and interest assessments, career and educational goal setting, credit and noncredit classes, transition preparation, registration assistance, referrals to community agencies, continuous coaching, as well as financial aid and scholarship assistance. MCC’s Re-Entry Program is based out of the MCC Express. Contact us at 402-738-4059.
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.
Sue Raftery, Dean of Literacy and Workplace Skills
Jane Mulder, Academic Affairs Associate