Video about futurePREP Connections Program
Video with the President and CEO's of Haworth and Herman Miller
Student applications for summer programming now available on the IChallengeU.
futurePREP Connections is a unique public/private partnership between the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District, Local School Districts, Colleges/Universities, Economic Development Agencies, Chambers of Commerce and Businesses/Organizations.
futurePREP Connections is currently being implemented with seven districts and six companies from across the southern part of the Ottawa Area within Western Michigan through a collaboration between the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District , Lakeshore Advantage , the West Coast Chamber , and the Model Communities Initiatives .
See Connections Map
In the Media
New Partnership Program Connects School to Career for Area Students (Holland Sentinel, 11/3/13)
New Program Helps Kids Connect Link Between Classroom and Career Choice (WGVU, 10/31/13)
Supplier Envy: Southern States Set Sights on Michgan's Auto Suppliers (MiBiz, 10/27/13)
The Missing Link? Connections Program Matches Employers with Educators to Create a New Talent Pipeline (MiBiz, 8/5/13)
Preparing for Work: Lakeshore Schools, Business Partner to Expose 13,000 Students to Workforce (MLive, 5/14/13)
College Scholarships: Six Ottawa County Students win $1,000 Each at IChallengeU Competition (MLive, 7/20/13)
Students Take Part in Summer IChallengeU Career Development Program to Enhance Business Skills (Holland Sentinel, 7/11/13)