• Business & Education Partnership

  • The mission of the Business & Education Partnership is to bridge the Greater Dover business community with education providers to promote a skilled and educated workforce. 

  • EVENTS

    Building the Workforce the Seacoast Needs

    Work First~Apprenticeships

    Tuesday, December 10 2019, 7:30-9:30 a.m.

    Granite State College, 35-E Industrial Way, Rochester

    Connect with industry professionals in high demand occupational sectors and their education partners to learn about the value of apprenticeship programs, resources to support training and how you can develop an apprenticeship program for your business. 

    Bridge to our Future

    Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 3:30-5:30 p.m. (Snow Date: March 27, 2019)

    Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Garrison Wing Conference Center

    This event will provide high school students the opportunity to explore potential career paths, engage with future employers and contribute to the future workforce. 

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  • AWARDS

    Educator of the Year Award 

    2019 Winner-Jeff Leaf, Music Teacher, Dover Middle School

    Education professionals working in a chamber member school who plan to continue in their position next year are eligible.  Nominees must 1) have daily contact with students 2) employ innovative strategies to optimize student learning 3) make a positive contribution to the community by fostering civic participation among his/her students 4) demonstrate ongoing leadership in professional development activities and encourage cooperative relationships with colleagues.  A $1,000 stipend comes with the award, sponsored by AdvancEd | Measured Progress

    Member Schools/Education Centers

    Student Scholarship 

    A $1,000 scholarship sponsored by AdvancEd | Measured Progress is awarded annually to a student accepted to a post secondary education institution.  Eligibility requirements: 1) student is graduating from a chamber member school 2) works for a chamber member business 3) has a parent/guardian that works for a chamber member business.

    Member Schools/Education Centers

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      Bridge to our Future Sponsor
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      Building the Workforce the Seacoast Needs Sponsor
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      Scholarship & Educator of the Year Sponsor