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Category: Education

Videos from the Summit are Live!

The long awaited summit videos are here! Each focus area is updated with the corresponding video, and there is a new About page with all of the videos from the summit. There are a total of six videos including the closing remarks from Pam Reid and the presentation by Rob Parker. Click here to be…
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2017 in Review: Connect, Advocate, Engage

This video was unveiled at the 2018 Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon. It portrays what the Chamber is and what Create Your Story in Fayette County means. This video was filmed and produced by Chamber Member, Malt Maker Media. The Chamber uses three pillars to build and develop community within Fayette County. These pillars are:…
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Education Update December 2017

2017 Accomplishments for Goal 1: Create a K-12 system that is recognized as a world-class asset Fayette County Schools continue to excel with an increase across the board on the Georgia College and Career Ready Performance Index – or CCRPI – with a score of 89.8.  That is 14.8 points higher than the state’s overall score of…
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Fayette Visioning Strategic Plan Summary

Education Fayette County will have an education system that is recognized as a national and international leader CREATE A K-12 SYSTEM THAT IS RECOGNIZED AS A WORLD CLASS ASSET Establish opportunities for exchange between schools, business and the community at-large Expand internship opportunities so every student will have the option to gain work experience before…
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Education Update – May 2017

Connecting Business and the Classroom This week, students at high schools across Fayette County are receiving their GeorgiaBEST certification for demonstrating the critical soft skills required to be successful in the workplace. Utilized this year in the Work-Based Learning program at every Fayette County high school, and in healthcare classes at McIntosh High School, the GeorgiaBEST program…
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Education Update – April 2017

Internship opportunities for business   Are you interested in preparing our workforce of tomorrow? Consider providing an internship or apprenticeship opportunity in which your business works with one or more talented high school juniors or seniors who are participating in the Work-Based Learning program through Fayette County Public Schools. Hundreds of local businesses or organizations…
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Education Update – January 2017

2016 Year in Review: Goals, Successes and Indicators

Education Update – November 2016

Hoshizaki Hosts Fayette Teachers for National Manufacturing Day By Paige Muh, Community Development Director, Fayette Chamber of Commerce On the morning of October 27, Hoshizaki America hosted engineering and business teachers from Fayette County’s middle and high schools to tour their facility and learn about modern manufacturing.  The educators discovered that Hoshizaki’s clean, safe, organized…
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Fayette Visioning Summit – December 9

Fayette Visioning’s Second Annual Summit will be held on December 9 from 7:30 – 10:00 a.m.  Come celebrate Fayette’s community superheroes who work to build Fayette County as the premiere place to be.  Learn what projects are on the horizon including inspired ideas from the recent Strategic Leadership Visit to Greenville, Rock Hill and Fort…
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Education Update – October 2016

Eighth-grade teams in Flat Rock Middle School’s Business Education & Computer Science Connections class participated in the school’s inaugural Shark Tank project.  This entrepreneurship project, inspired by the hit ABC show Shark Tank, required student groups to bring to life a product idea with a simple marketing plan, messaging and when appropriate, a product sample…
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