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CONNECTING BUSINESS AND EDUCATION

Career Day: This program is designed to bring career information to students
and help them determine their career path by highlighting opportunities in Elkhart County. To register for Career Day, use this form.

Business & Education Partnership Award: This award is given to Chamber member businesses demonstrating an ongoing relationship with a school in the Elkhart area through the use of time and resources. To nominate, click here

New Educator Welcome: To increase communication and interaction between school corporations and the business community, we have organized an event to welcome new educators to the Elkhart community. To donate promotional items to the New Educator Welcome bags or sponsor the bags please click here.

MISSION

To improve our education system, worker training and instructional programs to help our
citizens meet the demands of the future.

GOALS

Sustainability: To encourage greater representation from business and educational institutions to help maintain the balance.

Regionalism: To increase the level and quality of communication and interaction between Pre-K and K-12 school corporations, higher educational institutions, businesses and government agencies.

Leadership & Technology: To increase awareness of educational opportunities for all residents of Elkhart County through the Chamber's and outside media tools.

Education Council Meeting Times: 2nd Thursday 7:30 am

Council Co-Chairs: David Bird, Elkhart Community Schools and Bart Fore, WorkOne Northern     

Board Liaisons: Andrew Asma, Edward Jones Investments; Steve Eller, Beacon Health System; and Andy Kominowski, Welch Packaging Group

Council Liaison: Kathy Cardwell

 

 



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