• Business & Education Partnership

  • The mission of the Business & Education Partnership is to provide a bridge between the Greater Dover business community, local schools and local learning centers to promote an educated, skilled workforce.


    Building the Workforce the Seacoast Needs

    Session 1~Big Picture | Listen & Learn

    October 26, 2017, 7:30 am to 9:30am

    Service Credit Union Victory Club at Wildcat Stadium

    Hear from New Hampshire's leaders on how the State is addressing our workforce challenge.  Presented and sponsored by the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce, New Hampshire College & University Council, and Great Bay Community College.

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    Building the Workforce the Seacoast Needs

    Session 2~Interactive Roundtables | Regional Experts

    December 5, 2017, 7:30 am to 9:30 am

    Granite State College, Rochester Campus

    A deeper dive into training, technical and program assistance, and support for your business. Sponsored by Granite State College, Great Bay Community College, and Dover Adult Learning Center

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    Educator of the Year Award

    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 Measured Progress


    Student Scholarship

    A $1,000 scholarship sponsored by 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.