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CONTACT INFORMATION

For more information or questions, email:

Breahna Crawford, College & Career Advocate

Sara Potter, Director of Community Relations and Development

or call the district office at 316.541.2577.

INDUSTRY & EDUCATION COLLABORATION

The Circle College & Career Ready program is made possible through successful community business partnerships and the Workforce Alliance of Kansas.

Benefits to joining the Community Partners program include:

  • ACCESS & INSIGHT TO FUTURE TALENT

    • Work-based learning gives you early access to future talent as well as a greater understanding of their needs, interests, and motivation.

  • EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT

    • Work-based learning engages your current employees--providing mentor and leadership opportunities.

How can your business partner with Circle Public Schools to enhance student learning opportunities? By giving support, hosting job shadows, and hiring Circle Public School Interns.

LIABILITY

Internship Liability Agreement

SUPPORT

There are many different ways your business can help support work-based learning experiences at Circle Public Schools such as:

  • a mentor

  • being a guest speaker

  • sharing real-world experience

  • real-world project collaboration

  • workplace tours

JOB SHADOW

A job shadow is a one-day experience observing at a company or job site.

Objectives of a job shadow are to enable students to see day-to-day responsibilities, experiences, and work environment.

Your commitment:

  1. Participation in the Circle Public Schools Career Expo.

  2. One 4-6 hour visit to your business showing basic day-to-day functions and responsibilities.

  3. Participate in a student-led interview about your business.

  4. Completion of the Job Shadow Evaluation.

INTERNSHIP

An internship is a semester-long experience. Students work according to their school schedule for approximately 60 minutes per session.

Internships provide in-depth, on-the-job experiences.

Your commitment:

  1. Participation in the Circle Public Schools Career Expo.

  2. Minimum one semester (16-18 weeks).

  3. Maximum of 9 hours weekly.

  4. Hourly pay is optional but encouraged.

OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Dustrol

Little Debbie

Butler Rural Electric

Littles Early Learning Center

PEC

KDWPT