Partners in Education
Partners in Education promotes the collaboration of the Jefferson City area business and education communities, provides programs that enable students to achieve academic excellence and enhances economic growth with quality schools.
- Encourage collaboration among schools, businesses, students, parents and community leaders.
- Promote and reward academic excellence.
- Provide career education opportunities in all grades, including emphasis on workplace readiness skills.
- Communicate to the public the accomplishments of the partnerships.
View testimonials from some of our partners!
Partners in Education Appreciation Banquet
The annual Partners in Education Banquet will be held Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at the Truman Hotel & Conference Center. The banquet is to honor outstanding students and acknowledge a business and school partnership with the Program of Excellence Award. The Characterplus award, sponsored by Scholastic Inc., is given to one student who demonstrates all 12 character traits which include; respect, responsible, forgiving, compassion/kindness, motivation/hardworking, honest, accountable, trustworthy, self-discipline, polite, dependable and integrity.
Special thank you to the banquet sponsors: Alpla, Central Bank, Hawthorn Bank, Jefferson Bank, Lincoln University, Missouri American Water, Modine Manufacturing, Scholastic Inc., Unilever, and William Woods University.
Join over 70 other businesses partnered with local public and parochial schools. For information on joining the programs, please contact Dana Struemph at the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce, (573) 638-3589 or email@example.com.