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College and Career Consultants

College and Career Coordinators (CCCs) support the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education goal that all students graduate from high school, college and career ready.  They are organized regionally and provide services to nine designated regions of the state.  CCCs operate under the direction of the Office of College and Career Readiness.  A local education agency (LEA) serves as the fiscal agent for each position.


Vision of Career Education for All Students

All Missouri students will have the knowledge and skills to make successful transitions to postsecondary experiences based on their educational and career goals.


CCCs Mission

To empower school districts to enhance their K-12 instructional process leading all students to a successful post-secondary experience through the development and implementation of a rigorous and relevant personal plan of study.


CCCs Job Responsibilities

Services Provided

K-12 Career Development

Guidance System of Support

Awareness, Recruitment and Retention of Nontraditional Students in Career Education Programs

 Missouri Connections


Region I - Northwest Missouri
Region II - Northeast Missouri
Region III - Greater Kansas City
Region IV - Central Missouri
Region V - East Central Missouri
Region VI - South Central Missouri
Region VII - Southeast Missouri
Region VIII - Southwest Missouri
Region IX - Greater St. Louis



Charlene Piel

Region I - Northwest Missouri

Hillyard Technical Center

3434 Faraon Street

St. Joseph, MO 64506-5100

Ph: (816) 671-4170, ext. 154

Fax: (816) 671-4479


Susan Hazen
Region II - Northeast Missouri
Kirksville Area Technical Center
1103 S. Cottage Grove
Kirksville, MO 63501
Ph: (660) 665-2865
Fax: (660) 626-1477
Lori Mann
Region III - Greater Kansas City
Northland Career Center
1801 Branch St.
Platte City, MO 64079
Ph: (816) 718-0256
Fax: (816) 858-3278
Janet Bagby
Region IV - Central Missouri
Columbia Career Center
4203 S. Providence
Columbia, MO 65202
Ph: (573) 214-3800
Fax: (573) 214-3801
Tanya DeGonia
Region V - East Central Missouri
Mineral Area College
P.O. Box 1000
Park Hills, MO 63601
Ph: (573) 518-2255
Fax: (573) 518-2163
Michele Charlebois-Didreckson
Region VI - South Central Missouri
Ozark Technical Community College
1001 E. Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, MO 65802
Ph: (417) 447-6970
Fax: (417) 447-6906
Becki Shrum
Region VII - Southeast Missouri
Poplar Bluff Technical Career Center
3203 Oak Grove Road
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Ph: (573) 785-2248
Fax: (573) 785-4168
Laurie Woolfolk
Region VIII - Southwest Missouri
Scott Regional Technology Center
Two David Sippy Drive
Monett, MO 65708
Ph: (417) 235-7369
Fax: (417) 235-8270
Michelene Moeller
Region IX - Greater St. Louis
Lewis and Clark Career Center
2400 Zumbehl Road
St. Charles, MO 63301
Ph: (636) 443-4955
Fax: (636) 443-4955



Career Education Coordinators