Southeastern Community College has invested several million dollars in recent years to expand its main West Burlington campus and install modern equipment for its thriving academic and vocational programs.
SCC also reaches out to the workplace, co-sponsoring regular professional development courses and crafting customized programs for industry to retrain workers for 21st
century skills. SCC also hosts classes for several four-year colleges and universities.
Area schools receive major support from the private sector—through partnerships between individual schools and major employers. The Future Workforce Committee has been a state leader in developing mutual support among classroom teachers, administrators and business leaders.