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How one teacher externship could impact hundreds of students

Blog post by Whitney Harmel Whitney Harmel is the Vice President of Membership at the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. Through her career history and past role as chair of the Emerging Leaders United Council, she has over a decade of sales, leadership, and relationship-building experience. The Maryland Chamber Foundation is scaling our 2020 teacher extern…

Growing the teacher externship program in 2020

Blog post by Whitney Harmel Whitney Harmel is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. Through her career history and past role as chair of the Emerging Leaders United Council, she has over a decade of sales, leadership, and relationship-building experience. Heading in to the new year, the Maryland Chamber Foundation…

Teacher Externships

TEACHER EXTERNSHIPS Are you looking for a way to give back to your community, while also helping to build the workforce of the future? Presented by the Maryland Chamber of Commerce Foundation Our Teacher Extern Program is a four-week program in July that bridges the gap between businesses and educators by pairing high school teachers…

Maryland Chamber Foundation Teacher Externship Spotlight: Volvo Group Trucks Operations

Kyle Thompson is an Algebra II teacher at Washington County Technical High School. He landed a spot in the Maryland Chamber Foundation Teacher Externship Pilot program and was paired with Maryland Chamber member and manufacturer Volvo Group Trucks Operations in Hagerstown, MD. What is the Teacher Externship Pilot program? The Teacher Externship Pilot offers an…

Maryland Chamber Foundation Teacher Externship Spotlight: Toroid Corporation

David Miles is an engineering teacher at Parkside High School in Wicomico County. He partnered with Toroid Corporation in Salisbury, MD, for his teacher externship this summer and is excited to bring what he has learned back to the classroom. “When I first came a couple of weeks ago they put me right in the…

Maryland Chamber Foundation Teacher Externship Spotlight: Stanley Black & Decker

WATCH THE PARTNERSHIP INTERVIEW Christopher Bunn is the technology education department chair at Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts. This summer he is working with Stanley Black & Decker as a teacher extern, through the Maryland Chamber Foundation Teacher Externship Pilot Program. Bunn has one year under his belt at Patapsco High School…

MD Chamber Foundation Gears Up for 2020 Teacher Externship Program

Blog post by Christine Ross Christine Ross, the president and CEO of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, has 20 years of leadership experience in the business community. She is a visionary coalition builder guiding the Maryland Chamber’s efforts to improve competitiveness, attract and retain talent, grow jobs, engage the community and provide legislative advocacy.  …

FOUNDATION FOCUS | Building Maryland’s 21st-century workforce  

June 18, 2020 The Maryland Chamber Foundation was revived in 2017 to enhance educational and workforce development opportunities for Marylanders. Take a look at the exciting ways our Foundation is investing in Maryland’s future. The Maryland Chamber Foundation hopes the June issue of Foundation Focus finds you safe and healthy as we take the next steps on the road…

Why externs are the new interns

The Maryland Chamber Foundation supports sustainable solutions that drive Maryland’s future economy including: talent, education, innovation, economic diversity, infrastructure, business climate, governance and quality of life.   By Chloe Mazzone Have you ever considered hiring an extern? You’re about to. Teacher externships offer teachers the opportunity to connect their classroom to the workplace. Teachers gain…

Maryland Chamber Foundation Update

“Sharing Solutions” to the Opioid Crisis Did you know that Maryland ranks in the top 5 states for opioid-related overdose deaths? It seems that all sectors of our workforce, in every corner of our state, have felt the effects of this insidious epidemic. That’s why the Maryland Chamber Foundation was pleased to be a part…