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Questar III BOCES Business & Education Partnership Opportunities



Questar III BOCES is partnering with schools in Rensselaer, Columbia and Greene counties to develop collaborative opportunities between the business and education communities. We are seeking to offer school districts, students, teachers and administrators a variety of opportunities, including:

  • Student tours
  • Guest Speaking/Classroom Project Collaboration
  • Curriculum Development
  • Student Internships
  • Teacher Internships

What do our business partners get:

  • The opportunity to develop student interests in their industries
  • Create a pipeline of potential employees to address workforce development needs
  • Provide businesses with the ability to offer expertise that connects school curriculum to their business needs
  • Educate, inspire and get involved in preparing our students to be career ready
  • Create videos for business partners highlighting what they do and the skill set their work requires

Are you interested in working with local schools to better prepare your future workforce? If so, please contact:
Jim Church Director of Strategic Initiatives
(518) 479-6953
james.church@questar.org
www.questar.org

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