A Few Words About Us
The Business Education Partnership connects students, industry, and community partners to build career pathways. Career Counselors from Workforce Solutions for North Central PA are dedicated to helping students explore career options by matching interests and opportunities. We provide guidance through programs and offer information through social media and our career exploration website.
There will be 55 million job openings in the economy through 2020: 24 million openings from newly created jobs and 31 million openings due to baby boom retirements. (Georgetown.EDU)
Nationwide, three out of 10 high school grads who go to four-year public universities haven't earned degrees within six years. At four-year private colleges, that number is more than 1 in 5.(National Student Clearinghouse)
Students are more engaged in education and highly motivated about their future when they have a clear understanding of themselves and how they might live and work when they leave school. (Schlechty, 2001)
Your degree isn't always that important to employers. Despite what you'd like to believe, many employers won't care where you went to school, or even what you earned your degree in. They'll focus instead on your skills. (USA News, Lindsay Olsen)
Services & Activities
Carl allows even our youngest students excitement in a future career, Through his book, videos and meet and greets, students, experience the fun of career exploration
We help to connect business with education to promote hands-on learning today for jobs of tomorrow. Businesses can fill out the attached form to assist in this endeavor
The 16 career clusters with activities
A list of activities that can be used as artifacts for 3rd grade PA Future Ready Index
A list of activities that can be used as artifacts for the 5th grade PA Future Ready Index
A list of activities that can be used as artifacts for the 8th grade PA Future Ready Index
A list of activities that can be used as artifacts for the 11th grade PA Future Ready Index
A website for public and educational use to assist with Career Ready skills. Classes and certificates available at no cost.
We believe that career education is more than hearing about careers. We work with teachers, schools, and businesses to create interactive events. Contact us to find out more.
Camp Exploration is a day camp held for a week in the summer to explore careers in healthcare and social serve.
A new virtual camp for students interested in building and construction trades
Call To Action
Our career counselors work in remote locations, but information can also be obtained through our main office.
425 Old Kersey RD
Equal Opportunity Employment Program
Auxiliary Aids and Services are available to individuals with disabilities