Education Update – May 2017

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...

Education Update – April 2017

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...

Education Update – January 2017

Education Update – January 2017

2016 Year in Review: Goals, Successes and Indicators

Education Update – November 2016

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...

Fayette Visioning Summit – December 9

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...

Education Update – October 2016

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...