Enhancing education in our community


The Ponderosa Center’s vision includes education as one of its major focus areas. Since the organization’s beginning, steps have been taken to engage multiple partners to work together toward a robust offering of educational opportunities for the entire community. Whether your passion is higher ed, workforce development or unique opportunities to learn creatively, the Ponderosa Center is committed to providing a place to make that happen.

Our Community Relations Committee and its Education Taskforce is working hand in hand with representatives from universities, community colleges and other nonprofit groups to create an environment where learning is part of everyday life.

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Click the links below to see some of the exciting education opportunities that are available through our partners.

Boise State University

Boise State University announced its Rural Education Initiatives in November 2019 and McCall was chosen as one of the three communities that will participate in their pilot program. The members of our Education Taskforce are part of the larger Community Advisory Committee that has been set up to help guide BSU in creating a signature program for our region.

West Central Mountains Economic Development Council

The West Central Mountains Economic Development Council works to provide workforce development through career and technical education offerings, business development skills, apprenticeship matching and is the point organization for the higher education initiatives with Boise State University.

Photos courtesy of Boise State University and McCall Music Society

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