Welcome to Continuing Education & Workforce Services (CEWS)!

Who We Are

Responding to both demand and need in the community, Dabney S. Lancaster Community College formed the Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Services (CEWS). Employers rely on the division's expertise to help meet their increasingly complex workforce training needs. Community residents benefit from our lifelong learning classes offered in many disciplines from recreation and dance to business seminars and technical training certificates.

What We Offer

Training plan development, assessment and testing, certificate and two-year degree programs - all are available in various workforce related areas - see CEWS Programs of Study for descriptions.

Computer Training

Hands-on instruction in the computer technology field is available in various application software programs and is taught in state-of-the-art computer labs at various locations.

Business Seminars

The College offers training in various soft-skill areas, which are designed to develop workplace skills that are critical to achieving positive business results.

Special Interest/Non-Credit Offerings

A variety of non-credit and special interest classes are designed to address the personal, recreational and vocational interests of individuals throughout the service region.

Where We Are

Our primary facility, the CEWS Center, is located on our main campus in Clifton Forge, Virginia, and includes state-of-the-art interactive technology. Our facility includes:

CEWS also provides training at the College's Rockbridge Regional Center, the Greenfield Education and Training Center in Botetourt County, and on-site at your business or industry.