Partners in Education

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    Partners In Education are businesses and organizations which provide resources to enhance the educational experience and/or learning opportunities for our students, to increase student achievement. Educational partnerships benefit both the School District and the business or organization.

How Partners and Schools Benefit

  • How Partners Benefit

    • Increased exposure of your business or organization the community and schools
    • Opportunities to promote products and services
    • Increased employee satisfaction through volunteerism
    • Opportunities for future workforce recruiting
    • Opportunity to participate in the annual Manatee Chamber of Commerce Business Partner Awards

    How Schools Benefit

    • Expanded and enriched curriculum
    • New opportunities for staff professional development
    • Exposure to the “world of work”
    • Fulfillment of needs which may not be met through traditional funding resources

What Do Schools Need?

  • Needs differ from school to school.  A few examples of needs are:

    • Student and staff awards and incentives (complimentary product or service)
    • Scholarships (tutoring, lessons, programs)
    • Donation of funds, supplies or equipment
    • Mentoring or tutoring (no experience necessary)
    • Guest Speakers
    • Reading Buddies (You read to the student or the student reads to you)
    • Internships for school faculty; job shadowing for high school students
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