Two of the three bills East Central College’s administration hoped would make it to Gov. Eric Greitens’ desk failed to do so as Missouri’s legislative session came to a close Friday, May 12.
East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer believes time may be running out on several bills the college hopes will make it to Gov. Eric Greitens’ desk before Missouri’s legislative session ends Friday, May 12.
East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer met with Franklin County Commissioners Dave Hinson, John Griesheimer and Tim Brinker Thursday, May 4, to discuss workforce development.
East Central College’s Board of Trustees discussed and debated the college’s budget situation at it’s meeting Monday night.
Statewide, there are nearly 6,500 manufacturing facilities that need highly skilled workers. April 21, nearly two dozen local business leaders saw firsthand how the East Central College Business and Industry Center (BIC) is helping close that skills gap.
Missouri’s Community College Association (MCCA) outlined three issues in Missouri’s workforce and highlighted several ongoing efforts to address these issues in a report released Thursday, April 27.
An education proposal that would create tax-credit education savings accounts for some students and change the way students can transfer from low-performing districts and schools would have a negative impact on the Washington School District.
A longtime public school teacher and administrator has been named principal at St. Francis Borgia Grade School, Washington, for 2017-18.
After a contentious discussion weighing the pros and cons of raising tuition for the second time this academic year, East Central College’s Board of Trustees Monday night approved a tuition hike of $5 per credit hour, across the board.
The Washington School District has an explicit policy regarding its bathroom and locker facilities and is enforcing it, according to Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer.
As East Central College’s board of trustees and administrative team looks to cut costs and avoid a looming deficit, President Dr. Jon Bauer has proposed closing the college’s Sullivan location and raising the school’s tuition by $5.
Washington School District officials want students to “soar” this summer through hands-on learning and courses that delve into math, science and reading.
Union R-XI students in kindergarten through eighth grade will have an opportunity to earn money this summer by maintaining good attendance during summer school through a new program being offered by the district.
The Union School Board has taken another step toward cutting energy usage and creating plans for upgrading and maintaining the district’s facilities.
A proposal to fully fund Missouri public schools and provide more money for busing is being applauded by Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer.
A bill that could allow community colleges like East Central College (ECC) to award bachelor degrees to students in certain situations was scheduled to be debated on the Senate floor Tuesday, March 14.
East Central College Board of Trustee members Monday toured the now finished Hansen Hall renovations at the college, after adjourning their monthly meeting.
An education bill introduced to Congress in late January could shake up the country’s public education system by presenting “school choice” to parents nationwide.
East Central College’s National Education Association (NEA) team and college representatives are experimenting with a new bargaining style this year.
Each year, students are selected for the All-Missouri Academic Team by the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. Three East Central College students made the list in 2017.
A large group of students and parents packed the Washington School Board meeting Wednesday night in support of the NNDCC/NJROTC program.
Two local school officials were at the state Capitol Wednesday to stress the importance of a strong education system — early childhood through college.
The Washington School Board has approved a one-year contract extension for Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer.
The East Central College Board of Trustees Monday night approved retirement incentives for eligible full-time employees.
East Central College is looking to cut energy costs by upgrading outdated utilities on campus and utilizing an energy savings company to manage the work.
The annual Friends of the Foundation dinner, sponsored by the East Central College Foundation, will take place Friday, Feb. 3, at the Holiday Inn at Six Flags in Eureka.
Every morning at 8:15 a.m., the Beaufort Elementary Special Blend Crew’s watch begins. On a normal day, the pair working the blend beat will have at least 10 orders for coffee and pastries to deliver to administrators and staff members throughout the school.
The Union R-XI School Board is searching for ways to cut energy costs and prepare for future facilities issues through project management companies.
Union School District administrators and staff got a glance of what the summer school program could look like if the district chooses Catapult Learning to run the summer session.
The Union School District counseling department recommended several program changes in its annual evaluation, which was presented at the December board meeting.