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Seeking Host Companies and Educators for the 2024 Teacher Externship Program

A group of educators participating in the Maryland Chamber Foundation's Teacher Externship Program alongside employees from their host company standing in a group in front of large electrical transformers wearing safety equipment.

Blog Seeking Host Companies and Educators for the 2024 Teacher Externship Program Nov 6, 2023 The Maryland Chamber Foundation is excited to announce that applications are now open for our 2024 Teacher Externship Program! This unique four-week summer program builds a bridge between educators and top Maryland businesses, empowering students with knowledge on future careers.…

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Gaining Real-World Perspectives: A Teacher Externship with Kaiser Permanente

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Blog Gaining Real-World Perspectives: A Teacher Externship with Kaiser Permanente Oct 5, 2023 Alethea Smith, a business teacher at Owings Mills High School, recently took part in the Maryland Chamber Foundation’s Teacher Externship program, spending four-weeks working with Kaiser Permanente to gain a deep understanding of the work being done by a leader in the…

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Teacher Externship Program

A group of educators participating in the Maryland Chamber Foundation's Teacher Externship Program alongside employees from their host company, Whiting-Turner, standing in a group at a construction site with safety equipment on.

Teacher Externship Program Preparing Maryland’s future workforce by connecting educators and business Workforce developement program for high school educators and businesses The Maryland Chamber Foundation’s Teacher Externship Program is a unique workforce development program that pairs high school educators with leading businesses from across the state, equipping them with invaluable experiences and insights to prepare…

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Meet the Host Companies & Educators Participating in the Maryland Chamber Foundation’s 2023 Teacher Externship Program

A group of educators participating in the Maryland Chamber Foundation's Teacher Externship Program alongside employees from their host company, Whiting-Turner, standing in a group at a construction site with safety equipment on.

Blog Meet the Host Companies & Educators Participating in the Maryland Chamber Foundation’s 2023 Teacher Externship Program Jun 20, 2023 The Maryland Chamber Foundation is proud to announce the launch of its 2023 Teacher Externship Program, a unique workforce development program that pairs high school educators with leading businesses from across the state, equipping them…

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Teacher Extern Celebration

Honoring exceptional educators and host companies at the annual Teacher Extern Celebration SEP 26 Annapolis, MD Invitation only event SPONSOR REGISTER Teacher Externship Celebration  Join us at the exclusive Teacher Externship Celebration hosted by the Maryland Chamber Foundation, honoring the exceptional educators, host companies, and supporters of the transformative Maryland Chamber Foundation’s Teacher Externship Program…

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Our Programs

Our Programs Building a stronger Maryland through meaningful initiatives and opportunities National Civics Bee     Empowering our youth to be involved and informed citizens Each year, the Maryland Chamber Foundation proudly partners with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s The Civic Trust and local and regional chambers of commerce across the state to host the annual…

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About the Foundation

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Build a stronger future for Maryland with the Maryland Chamber Foundation Our mission 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. CONTACT Why our work is critical Policymakers and the public tend to focus too much on…

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Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Events Engaging policy discussions, roundtables, networking opportunities and more Maryland Business Outlook FEB 29, 2024 ∙ ADVOCACY Gain insights into Maryland’s economy and the initiatives that will make our state better for business as Governor Wes Moore, Comptroller Brooke Lierman and Treasurer Dereck E. Davis share their priorities at this exclusive event. LEARN MORE…

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Education & Workforce

Education & Workforce Development  Our policy focus on education and workforce development issues for Maryland Our focus: Education & Workforce We support an educational and vocational ecosystem focused on developing, retaining, and attracting a more globally competitive workforce. We believe in strategies that seamlessly link education and workforce development and embed skills-based learning into academic…

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How Partnerships Between Educators and Business Benefit Our Future Workforce

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Blog How Partnerships Between Educators and Business Benefit Our Future Workforce Apr 3, 2023 The world of business and industry is forever changing. New technologies and innovations are a constant — new jobs, new fields, new ways of working and a variety of career pathways that, in some cases, did not exist a few years…

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