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MCC excited for next summer after successful STEM teacher externship

Plans are underway to repeat a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) teacher externship model that was launched this summer by the Career Education Consortium (CEC) in conjunction with Metropolitan Community College and Missouri Career Pathways. The teachers were “thrilled” by the opportunity, says Linda Washburn, director of the CEC. “It exceeded their expectations.” The three-day …

Hangin’ with an MCC campus president on Presidents’ Day

About 20 elementary students from Kansas City Public Schools spent part of Presidents’ Day — a day off for them — having lunch with an actual president: Dr. Joe Seabrooks, who leads MCC-Penn Valley. Seabrooks worked with Melissa Robinson, a member of the KCPS Board of Directors, to host a group of 7- to 9-year-olds …