Businesses have a lot of opportunities to stay involved with education organizations and programs in our area. Here are some ways you and your business can stay involved:
Teach The Teachers
Explore Your Future
Career Exploration Day and Construction Career Day joined forces to create Explore Your Future, a two-day expo where more than 1,800 area middle and high school students explore what professions and opportunities await them after graduation. Businesses, nonprofits, higher education institutions and others introduce their organizations to interested students. This year's event was May 15 and 16.
Eastern Washington University hosted one of 55 FIRST Robotics Regional Competitions April 5 - 7, 2012. FIRST Robotics features high school teams using research, critical thinking, construction, teamwork and imagination to build robots to use in competitions.
Junior Achievement (JA) is an innovative partnership between the business community, educators and volunteers. As the world’s largest organization dedicated to empowering young people to own their economic success in the global marketplace, JA provides its partners with a skilled future workforce and a heightened profile in the community as a leader in corporate social responsibility. Students who participate in Junior Achievement K-12 develop the skills they need to be successful by enhancing the relevancy of education, bridging the gap between what student are learning in school and how it can be applied to the real world. Learn More