Middle College

Middle College Student WorkingThe Middle College is a program offered at Danville Community College that will help individuals 18-24 years of age obtain their GED and receive academic and career readiness training on the DCC Campus. Our goal is to help you further your educational background and prepare you to be successful in the work place.

The Middle College

1008 South Main Street
Wyatt Building, Room 213
Danville, Virginia 24541-4004

Our service area consists of:

  • The City of Danville
  • Pittsylvania County
  • Halifax County

Our Pledge

The Middle College commits to do the following for the participant:

  1. Provide assistance for the participant to obtain a GED.

  2. Motivate participants and encourage the development of outstanding employability skills and work-ready attitudes.

  3. Provide assistance for the participants to improve their basic and employability skills.

  4. Provide assistance in overcoming barriers which may be experienced in securing a quality job.

  5. Maintain regular monthly contact with the participant during the follow-up phase of the program.

  6. Maintain contact with employers with the intent to help this participant stay employed and achieve a significant change in status during the follow-up period.

Steps to Success

  • Step 1: Complete 8-week GED Preparation Class
  • Step 2: Complete preparation for Employment Class
  • Step 3: Complete Financial Aid Process
  • Step 4: Obtain Workforce Certificate
  • Step 5: Participate in Career Counseling
  • Step 6: Select Desired Program of Study
  • Step 7: Complete a Certificate, Diploma or Degree Program at DCC

The Middle College Offers 8 Different Components in the Program

  • GED
  • Career Exploration and Development
  • Workforce Readiness Certificate
  • Leadership Development
  • Employment and/or Expected Outcome
  • Educational and/or Training Opportunities
  • Community Involvement