Tag Archives: TIW

Volunteer with a teacher by being a Business Partner

Would you like to have the opportunity to show teachers the skills your company is looking for in the next generation of professionals? As a half-day Business Partner volunteer for BestPrep’s Technology Integration Workshop (TIW) you can showcase the skills your company is looking for and create a personal connection with a school and educator.

TIW is a professional development opportunity for educators interested in integrating

Does Your Curriculum Need a Boost?

Want to learn about the new ed tech devices and how to enhance your class with them? Ever wonder what is happening in business and if you are prepping students with what they need to know?   Join us this summer at the Technology Integration Workshop. Spend four-days modifying a curriculum unit, adding new technology […]

Volunteer Opportunity: Help Teachers Prep Students for Workforce

BestPrep is seeking volunteers to host a teacher at their workplace for a half day this summer. Volunteers, called Business Partners, are matched with attendees allowing them to witness the work environment they are preparing their students to enter. This first-hand glimpse into business and industry is crucial as teachers work to align their curriculum […]

March 2013 Newsletter

Check out BestPrep’s March 2013 Newsletter! Angie’s Kettle Corn Coming to BestPrep Annual Luncheon The 2013 Annual Luncheon will feature another Minnesota success story, Angie’s Kettle Corn. Dan and Angie Bastian began popping corn in their Mankato backyard 10 years ago, and their business has become the nation’s second best selling kettle corn with $20 […]

November 2012 Newsletter

Check out BestPrep’s November 2012 Newsletter! Students Learn from their Mentors Creating career bound and work ready students is the focus of BestPrep’s eMentors program. Already this school year more than 1,200 students have been paired with an email mentor. Students email their mentors weekly on a topic related to career skills. Mentors share their […]

Fall 2012 Newsletter

Check out BestPrep’s Fall 2012 Newsletter! 2012-13 School Year Programs Kick Off! During the 2011-2012 school year, more than 12,000 students were impacted by volunteers through BestPrep’s Classroom Plus program. From speakers visitng classrooms to tours through local companies, students gained first-hand experiences of the business world. (Read More) A New BestPrep.org! BestPrep is thrilled […]

June 2012 Newsletter

Check out BestPrep’s June 2012 Newsletter! Minnesota Business Venture 2012 Minnesota Business Venture (MBV) is right around the corner! Resident Business Leaders have been trained, speakers have been secured, and students are registered. What’s left? (Read More) David Krause is BestPrep’s 2012 Volunteer of the Year Almost 4,000 individuals volunteered for BestPrep programs this past […]