Education

Education is a fundamental factor in economic development. An educated community and workforce leads to an enhanced quality of life and is a catalyst for business growth, retention and entrepreneurship.

We have established a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) initiative to build a more skilled future workforce to combat the current shortage of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math majors and to influence a change in culture for student involvement in STEM activities, including Robotics.

Our Education Committee works to recognize schools implementing cutting-edge technology programs.
In STEM-related learning, new teaching techniques and innovative technology programs in the regions schools are promoted and supported by EDC Partners. School districts in St. Charles County are grooming the next generation of our area’s leaders and workforce by providing them with tools and resources necessary to gain the skills for jobs that don’t get exist today. Learn more on our area’s graduation rates and skilled workforce here.
Several programs, including Project Lead the Way, that specifically focus on engineering and science (medical) careers have been adopted by several districts.
The mission is to inspire young people to be STEM leaders by engaging them in mentor-based programs that foster well-rounded life skills.

Nominate a St. Charles County High School Student to be recognized at our STEM Celebration Breakfast on Friday, March 3 at Old Hickory Golf Club in St. Peters.