Career Technical Education

Ways to Partner

Ways to Partner in Education 

Ways to Partner 

Our business partners understand that they play a vital role in preparing today’s students for the workforce of tomorrow. Here are a few ways you can partner with Poway Unified School District and make a significant impact on our students.  

Investing your time

Whether it’s serving as a guest speaker at a school or hosting a paid or unpaid intern, our students depend on business engagement. One moment of your time to share your insights could make a significant difference in the careers our students select for their future. Examples include:‚Äč
  • Guest Speaker
  • Company Tour
  • Professional Mentor
  • Internship Provider 
  • Work Experience Provider
Click here to let us know how you want to get involved!

Investing your talent

PUSD Career Technical Education works closely with industry partners in order to deliver relevant course sequences, curriculum, student organizations, and work-based learning experiences to our students. Business and industry experts partner with Career Technical Education administration, teachers, and students to support the CTE mission and vision.  

  • Be a Guest Speaker

  • Provide a Company Tour or a half-day Job Shadow

  • Mentor a Student

  • Supervise Student Interns 

  • Provide Work Experience

  • Provide practice and informational interviews

Investing your resources 

The Poway USD Foundation provides resources to support world-class learners in every classroom by raising additional funds for enhanced programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math with a focus on College and Career Readiness.

Our Leadership Circle represents business leaders that provide corporate sponsorship to support students. Friends of the Foundation are individuals, and small businesses owners who donate funds annually through the annual giving campaign or by sponsoring a Foundation event.  PUSD Foundation Donation Page

Listed below are examples of some of the ways in which our Partners can get involved.

  • Sponsor field trips 
  • Sponsor competitions such as Robotics, DECA, or Science Olympiad
  • Support professional development for teachers
  • Host teacher externships
  • Provide instructional supplies and equipment
 
For more information, please contact Dolores Canizales, acanizales@powayusd.com

  
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