Partners in Education
Partners in Education connects the business community to the classroom, providing interactive opportunities for students to see the relevance and application of the curriculum they are learning to the business world.
CONNECT (C) - brings industry/businesses to the classroom
ENGAGE (E) - students are challenged and to find connections between the classroom and careers
IMMERSE (I) - students are placed into experiences where they can use what they have learned in the classroom in real world working experiences.
Lee’s Summit High School student Avery A. records measurements as part of her internship with Budget Blinds in Lee’s Summit. Employee Courtney Stoddard Laufketter (LSHS Class of 2007) also interned at Budget Blinds in high school, and she trains high school interns in office responsibilities and client support skills.