• Business Partnerships

    Connecting employees with meaningful volunteer opportunities has been shown toStudents with instruments help companies improve their workers' leadership skills, job satisfaction and even retention. Local businesses find creative ways to contribute to our Guilford County Schools each year that include: 

    • Job shadow, internship and apprenticeship opportunities
    • School partnerships to help a principal and staff meet school and
      student needs
    • Sponsorship of school and district events
    • Hosting a table at the annual district Career Fair
    • Judging science, business, robotics and other student projects for competition
    • Sharing their employees' expertise as research project mentors, club advisers and class speakers
    • Donating equipment to science labs, art studios, and other academic areas
    • Contributing to the purchase of musical instruments for band, orchestra and choral programs
    • Mentoring students through school and community organizations
    • Engaging teachers in summer fellowships in the workplace to help them connect classroom learning with real-world applications

    GCS welcomes business partnerships that accomplish the following:

    • Help us in our essential work to improve teaching and learning and create more relevant educational opportunities for young people
    • Address a need within a school, program or department
    • Allow our teachers opportunities to grow professionally
    • Help our district connect the future workforce with excellent career opportunities here in the Triad

    Partner with us and help prepare students to be your future workers! Get connected with departments and school programs that work most closely with career development for our students.