The success of our future workforce relies on powerful partnerships and collaboration between our school districts and business community. Investment in the Murray Works Foundation is a direct investment in the future of our local economy & workforce.
Workforce Partner Investment Levels
- Prime logo placement as Gold Investor on website, social media and all other promotions
- Mentioned in all press releases submitted by the Chamber
- Opportunity to participate in the Business Education Roundtable
- Business logo on SPARK shirts which will be given to 500+ students (2023)
- Business logo as Silver Investor on website, social media and all other promotions
- Business name on SPARK shirts which will be given to 500+ students (2023)
- Business name listed as Bronze Investor on website, social media and all other promotions
Programs of Investment
YOUR INVESTMENT IN MURRAY WORKS FUELS THE INITIATVES BELOW
SPARK is a career exploration experience designed specifically for eighth grade students in Murray & Calloway County School Districts. SPARK provides students a hands-on learning experience, intended to spark their interests and passions. SPARK introduces students to local career options they may not be aware of in an effort to strengthen our local workforce of the future. Nearly 500 students will participate in this one-day event.
Classroom to Career focuses on connecting students with employers. Through this program, students are given the opportunity to tour businesses and speak directly with employers about career pathways available in their organizations. Students learn about what careers are in demand in Calloway County and what skills and education they need to attain them.
Business Education Roundtable
Top tier investors convene with other public and private sector leaders, working collaboratively on workforce plans and agendas that improve the quality of our workforce.
Other Murray Works Initiatives
Career Pathway Roadmap to Success, Junior Achievement, Reality Store, Career Fairs, Mock Interviews, Job Shadowing/Internships (long-term goal), and more!