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Education & Training

With a high school graduation rate that exceeds the state and national averages and a higher than average educational attainment level, Monroe County’s workforce is ready-to-go. Learn more by the websites below:

Public School Districts

East Stroudsburg Area School District
Pleasant Valley School District
Pocono Mountain School District
Stroudsburg Area School District

Private Schools

Notre Dame Junior/Senior High School
Evergreen Community School

Our area also benefits from the educational offerings at East Stroudsburg University, Northampton Community College, and the Monroe Career and Technical Institute.

East Stroudsburg University
ESU introduced the nation’s first Bachelors Degree in Computer Security. Additionally, their business accelerator supports entrepreneurs while also offering internship opportunities for students. Current undergraduate student enrollment totals 6,159. Visit the ESU’s Web site for more details.

Northampton Community College-Monroe Campus

NCC Monroe offers recent high school graduates, as well as adult learners; a variety of credit and non-credit classes at an affordable price, without sacrificing quality of instruction. More information can be found at NCC’s Web site.

Monroe Career and Technical Institute
Since 1972, MCTI has been providing quality secondary and post-secondary career training in 22 areas of study. MCTI serves students from all area school districts, as well as adult learners from throughout the area. Visit MCTI online.

Educational Enrollment in Monroe County

Grades K-12 College
Public Public
23,502 14,327

Public High School Graduation Rates (2020-2021)

Total Graduates 2,067
Total Post Secondary Bound 57%

Higher Education Awards in Monroe County

Colleges and Universities Total 2-year and Certificate Awards Total 4-year Awards Total Post Graduate Award
East Stroudsburg University 1054 309
Northampton Community College 252

Training Programs

Monroe County Job Training, A PA CareerLink Partner
Tannersville, PA 18372
(570) 620-2850

Monroe County Job Training, A PA CareerLink partner, provides training to eligible individuals under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

Various programs to serve adults, youth and dislocated workers include Individual Training Accounts (ITAs) for classroom training, On-the-Job Training (OJT), GED programs, job readiness and computer skills training. Training provided is based on the availability of jobs in the workforce, so the focus for the job seeker is employment.

Job Seekers must enroll in the PA CareerLink website and then can apply for training services. Employers and job seekers can access these services at the PA CareerLink office in the Merchants Plaza on Route 611 in Tannersville, PA, call (570) 620-2850 or 24 hours a day at

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation