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.
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.
Building the Workforce the Seacoast Needs
Thursday, December 6, 2018, 7:30-9:30 a.m.
Granite State College, 35-E Industrial Way, Rochester
Connect with Sector Partner Initiative (SPI) advisors and learn about solutions to your current workforce. Circulate among employers and workforce development experts who have built critical partnerships necessary to develop your labor pool.
Educator of the Year Award (Deadline: May 10, 2019)
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
Student Scholarship (Deadline: April 26, 2019)
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.