Career Explorations Alliance

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Career Explorations Alliance (CEA) unites professionals with educators and students in the St. Charles and Lincoln Counties of Missouri. Join us today! We are looking for passionate professionals willing to donate your time and make an impact on the next generation.

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  • Job Shadowing – An experience where a student follows a professional for a short period of time to learn about a particular occupation.
  • Mentoring – An experience where a professional provides encouragement and support for academic and professional success.
  • Presentations – The professional presents in a classroom setting and shares their experience which adds an exciting dimension to a student's learning.
  • Externships – Peer-to-Peer experience where a professional partners with an educator to share experience and provide valuable insight into their field which will make learning more meaningful to students.

Check out the frequently asked questions to find out more about the CEA program.

All information shared will be kept within the Career Explorations Alliance and will not be shared with outside sources.

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For additional questions regarding the CEA program, please contact:

Laura Knight
Program Coordinator

Dawn Thornton
Program Manager

Career Explorations Alliance

c/o St. Charles Community College
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr., SSB 2108
Cottleville, MO 63376


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Interested in becoming a sponsor?

Contact Betsy Schneider
at 636-922-8473

  • Fort Zumwalt School District
  • Francis Howell School District
  • Lincoln County School District
  • Orchard Farm School District
  • St. Charles School District
  • Wentzville School District
  • St. Charles Community College

Students in these school districts can contact their administration office to participate.

Interested in becoming a participating school?

Please contact the CEA Program Coordinator for information on how to join.