Community College Plan

Erie County is acting as the local sponsor for a community college application now under consideration by the Pennsylvania Board of Education. The board, in evaluating the county’s application for a community college, is consulting closely with the Governor’s Office and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

On July 8, 2020, the Pennsylvania State Board of Education officially voted 10-5 for the establishment of the Erie County Community College.

The Erie County Administration is currently seeking candidates for consideration to the board of trustees of the Erie County Community College. The dedication, knowledge, expertise and diversity of this initial board of trustees is absolutely essential to the long-term success of the college.

The deadline to apply is Friday, July 17, 2020. Submissions should be sent to

Follow along with the developments, including a timeline and supporting documents, on Erie County’s Community College page.