Program Pathways are revised and/or designed based on industry need as identified by area businesses and workforce development data. As a business partner, you will have the opportunity to share your insights and concerns with educators.
HOW TO GET INVOLVED...
Become a member of your local high school's Business Advisory Board
Observe or participate in the classrooms
Invite classes to visit your company to see what students need to know to succeed in the workplace
Provide internships and other work based programs to local students
Business and industry will be full partners in the educational process
Advise on curriculum and other relevant topics will be sought and heeded on a continuing basis
Curriculum will be organized so that it is aligned to what is being taught in college and relevant to your industry
By expanding the local pool of skilled, knowledgeable workers, Program Pathways are helping to attract, retain and support the kinds of businesses that spur growth and foster a healthy local economy