Partners in Education News

Building Relationships

The Chamber's Partners in Education Program continues to build strong relationships between businesses and schools.

Recently, C&S Business Services, Inc. spoke to Mid-MO Adult Learning Center students enrolled in the high school equivalency class, as part of their orientation.  Paula Benne spoke about C&S; what they do, types of job openings, how to apply, and what employers are looking for in employees, etc.  C&S plans to attend other orientations and possibly offer a tuition scholarship or be an award sponsor.  Another great example of a partnership building a stronger relationship.


Forming Partnerships

The Partners in Education program promotes the collaboration of the Jefferson City area business and education communities to provide programs that enable students to achieve academic excellence and enhance economic growth with top quality schools.

The partnerships are an exchange of ideas, personnel and available resources which serve to benefit both parties.  Participants are mindful that today’s students are tomorrow’s workforce;   strong schools benefit the entire community.

These local businesses have joined the Partners in Education program: 

Join this list of Business Partners

Align Chiropractic Clinic, LLC

Alpla of Jefferson City

Bartlett & West, Inc.

C & S Business Services, Inc.

Capital City Christian Church

Capital Region Medical Center

Central Bank - Holts Summit

Central Bank

Columbia College

CPU Payroll

Custom Screen Printing & Embroidery

Engineering Surveys & Services

First Baptist Church

First Christian Church

First Presbyterian Church

First United Methodist Church

Hawthorn Bank

High 5 Communications

Hy-Vee Food Stores

Jefferson Bank of Missouri

Jefferson City Autoplex

Jefferson City Police Department

Landmark Bank

Lincoln University


Mid America Bank

Mid America Bank - Holts Summit

Missouri Credit Union

Missouri Department of Mental Health

Missouri Department of Transportation

Missouri River Regional Library

Modine Manufacturing

MSPE - Engineers Club of Jefferson City

REACT / Jefferson City Area Board of Realtors

River Region Credit Union

Scholastic Inc.

SERVPRO of Jefferson City

SSM Health - St. Mary's Hospital


Union Hill Baptist Church

William Woods University 

If you would like more information on becoming a PIE partner, please contact Dana Struemph at the Chamber, 638-3589 or


Participating School Partners for the 2018 – 2019 School Year

Adult Education & Literacy/GED/ESL of JCPS District
Belair Elementary
Blair Oaks Elementary
Blair Oaks Middle School
Blair Oaks High School
Callaway Hills Elementary
Calvary Lutheran High School
Capital City High School
Cedar Hill Elementary
East Elementary
Helias Catholic High School
Immaculate Conception
Immanuel Lutheran School
Jefferson City Academic Center
Jefferson City High School
Lawson Elementary
Lewis & Clark Middle School
Moreau Heights Elementary
North Elementary
Pioneer Trail Elementary
River Oaks Christian Academy (formerly Concord)
South Elementary
Southwest Early Childhood Center
Special Learning Center
St. Francis Xavier School
St. Joseph Cathedral School
St. Martin School
St. Peter School
St. Stanislaus School
St. Thomas the Apostle School
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
Thorpe Gordon Elementary
West Elementary

Strong Schools = Strong Communities 

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