Industry Partners

Why partner with Pathways to Prosperity of Southeast Tennessee as an industry leader? Because you have a vital role to play in preparing the future workforce. We are looking to you to help provide workplace experiences that adds value to students and to your businesses. Working with local educators and students strengthens your own business in several ways:

You can help ensure students are acquiring the skills and qualifications aligning with workforce needs.

Stay current in a rapidly evolving marketplace through innovative ideas from youth who are often energized and enthusiastic about meaningful work-based learning.

Gain positive publicity and goodwill in your community by contributing to student workforce development.

Strengthen communities and
encourage economic growth.

*List adopted from: Cahill, Charlotte and Jackson, Sheila. Jobs for the Future. “Not as Hard as You Think: Engaging High School Students in Work-Based Learning.” May 2015. Website. September 2015.

“Technology is changing the way we manufacture products and improving the workplace.  Great opportunities exist in advanced manufacturing so our young folks need to know what they can expect, and we have a responsibility to get them ready for the challenge ahead.  Pathways to Prosperity is helping us connect with great kids, offering them a path to further their education, and mentoring them to become the workforce of tomorrow.” ~ Tony Cates, HR Manager at Gestamp, Chattanooga

Ready to Take Action?

Choose from as many areas of partnership from the list below, and contact your local school district, or email Annie White, Business Project Manager for Southeast Tennessee Pathways to get things started!

GET IN THE CLASSROOM

• Guest speak at classrooms
• Join your local Career Technical Education (CTE) Advisory Council
• Donate equipment to a classroom in identified industry areas
Mentor Groups of Students
• Co-Teach a real world industry problem with an educator
• Follow us on Social Media to help spread the message of Pathways!

HOST STUDENTS OR TEACHERS

• Host a field trip for students/educators
• Conduct a job-shadow opportunity for students (3 hours total)
• Host, sponsor or participate in a Student Summer Camps
• Provide Summer Teacher Externships
• Provide Student Internships
• Follow us on Social Media to help spread the message of Pathways!

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Pathways Industry Sponsors

AdTech Ceramics
amazon
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Cleveland Bradley Chamber
CormetechLogo
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e&emanufacturing
EPB-Fiber-Optics
Gestamp
Komatsu
MARS (2)
Maxwell Industries Logo
McKee Foods Logo
TAM-Logo
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unum
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