To create a well-educated, skilled workforce, all stakeholder groups must work collaboratively.

In Lee's Summit, one of our biggest assets is community based leadership. City officials, business leaders and civic organizations come together  for workforce development solutions.

With a high performing school district and award-winning higher education system, Lee's Summit has a strong education ecosystem to foster a growing talent pipeline.

Today, the LSEDC, R-7 School District, Summit Technology Academy, Missouri Innovation Campus, Metropolitan Community College and University of Central Missouri are working together to provide a "Pathway to Success". Career Paths designed to include a wide-range of certifications and degrees to reduce the gap in employment.