We understand the necessity of having a successful local economy, which requires the equipping, preparation and continuing development of a solid workforce. Through the wonderful partnerships within the community, a good education is encouraged throughout the region. The graduation rate of Brush High School has been 93% for the past two years, and 80.2% of Brush! citizens have graduated High School or continued with their education. From the basics in primary education, to instruction on new career opportunities, we work closely with our education providers to ensure we have tools and people in place to continue making this community thrive.
CollegesMorgan Community College
A public two-year college that is a member of the Colorado Community College System (CCCS). MCC serves a rural geographic area of 11,500 square miles, the largest service area of any of Colorado's thirteen community colleges. MCC has received numerous prestigious awards across the nation from it's faculty to student sucess. Fort Morgan (8 miles west of Brush!) is home to the main campus and MCC's administrative offices. Additional MCC Centers are located in the Eastern Colorado communities of Bennett, Burlington, Limon, and Wray.
- Ranked #1 community college in Colorado, by WalletHub, published in the Denver Business Journal
- MCC was named a "Great Colleges to Work For" by The Chronicle of Higher Education, for the sixth consecutive year.
- MCC received a $250,000 award from the Colorado Community College System for achieving the highest minority completion rate among other rural community colleges in the state.
- The El Pomar Foundation donated $40,000 and FMS contributed $10,000 to the MCC Foundation to help fund the MCC's Business Partnership Program. The program, which has taken place four years, helps sustain the popular Entrepreneurship Business Plan class, which contributes to the economic development in northeastern Colorado.
- The first two years of the Small Business Partnership Program helped create 35 new jobs and infused $1,000,000 into the economy.
Northeastern Junior College
A two year junior college located in Sterling, less than 40 miles away. NJC offers moree than 80 programs of study. This includes degrees that transfer to 4-year institutions and degrees or certifications that can be completed in two years or less.
University of Northern Colorado
Located in Greeley, about an hour away, many of our local professionals and leaders obtained the skills they needed, brought them back home, and are now quality assets within the community
Fort Morgan Workforce Center
426 Ensign Street
Fort Morgan, CO 80701
Fax: (970) 867-0226
Serving: Serving Morgan & Washington counties