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Business Education Week 2017 is quickly approaching and we invite you to participate in either the Principal for a Day (full school day shadowing a Principal) or Business Professionals in the Classroom (1-3 hours in a classroom) programs. Business Education Week, sponsored by the Business Education Partnership (BEP), in partnership with the Springfield Education Association, allows Principals, Teachers, executives and business professionals the opportunity to build relationships and create meaningful dialog regarding how our schools operate, challenges, funding and achievement in Sangamon County.

Business Education Week is being held on October 17, 18 or 19.
The registration deadline is October 6, 2017.
For questions about the program or to register for a spot, please contact
Sarah Graham at (217) 525.1173 or at


The Regional Office of Career & Technical Education (ROCTE) and the Business Education Partnership presented a three series workplace skills DVD. This employment series give students the skills to find a job, successfully navigate the interview process, and how to keep a job after being hired. The DVDs are accompanied with a Classroom Guide which assists teachers with planning course curriculums and class activities.

CLICK HERE to view the DVDs online and to view the guide.

Connect is a web-based, career preparation and readiness platform that links area high school students to local employers, providing them with real workplace experiences. This online tool integrates career development tools, social media elements and workforce data into one seamless system to help companies, students, educators and parents connect efficiently and effectively.

The Connect program outlines the specific education and/or training necessary for student's career interests. Students can then connect their career interests with local companies and their employees who have registered with Connect to offer work-based learning such as job-shadowing, internships, company tours and summer employment. The program provides a customized information sharing and resource gathering environment where students may:


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