Workforce Development Services
Community members can receive complimentary help with job searches, advice, and referrals to programs designed to help you get back to work. We offer free reemployment services, youth services, continuing education classes, corporate training. Plus our Small Business Development Center provides complimentary services for local business owners. The Workforce Development Services supports the entire District 509 community.
ECC can help immigrants prepare successfully for application to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and to understand USCIS policies and procedures. Citizenship services are provided through a partnership of education, training, and social services specialists. Learn more about the citizenship program at ECC.
The homestay program promotes values of international friendship and cultural exchange and provides students with a clean, safe, and caring atmosphere in which to live while attending ECC. Learn more about the homestay program.
ICAPS Support Program
The Integrated Career & Academic Preparation System (ICAPS) enables a student to earn a certificate while also working to earn a high school equivalency or improve English language skills, reading, or math. Learn more the about ICAPS support program.
Apprentices learn while earning! Begin building your future with a paid, structured on-the-job training while completing your certificate or degree here at ECC. Be different—graduate with no college debt! Learn more about the apprenticeship program at ECC.
TRiO Student Support
This federally funded program encourages and assists traditionally underrepresented students. Learn more about TRiO student support services.
Expect personalized attention to help you select a program of study which incorporates the skills you learned in the military with work in a field you enjoy. Learn more about veteran services at ECC.