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Mar

Blueprint for Your Future 2016

On March 11th, MEBA, SC Department of Commerce and the Building Industries Association of Central South Carolina hosted 130 students and educators from Midland’s school districts at the 50th Carolina Classic Home and Garden Show. Students participated in Blueprint for Your Future, a student field study designed for those interested in the architecture and construction …

17
Feb

Don’t Forget to Register for Partners Connect!

MEBA would not exist if not for the valued partnerships we maintain with businesses and organizations in the Midlands who share and believe in our mission. From time to time, we meet with our trusted partners to not only provide valuable information and updates on initiatives, needs and developments in our industry, but also to …

17
Feb

2016, Midlands Tech Student Engineering Expo 

On February 5th, career specialists, school counselors and educators accompanied their engineering minded students to Midlands Technical College for the Student Engineering Expo. Thanks to Engineering Technologies Department Head Dr.Clint Chandler and his staff, students were able to spend half a day learning about everything from Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear Simulation to Chemical Technology and …

17
Feb

2016 Applied Technology (STEAM) Immersion, Part One

On January 28th, educators participated in part one of the STEAM Immersion Field Study. This event focused on the need for applied technology across careers in demand to include: Advanced Manufacturing, Arts, Health Science, Information Technology and STEAM. Part one consisted of small teams of educators immersing in one specific industry for the day. They …

10
Feb

Transform SC, Spring Conference to be Held on March 17th, 2016

TransformSC, an education initiative of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness, is a collaboration of business leaders, educators, students, parents and policy makers transforming the public education system so that every student graduates prepared for careers, college and citizenship. TransformSC schools and districts are designing, launching, promoting and proving transformative practices in the classroom.  Currently …

18
Nov

MEBA and Marcus Lattimore Team Up Once Again

The Marcus Lattimore Foundation/ D.R.E.A.M.S., in partnership with MEBA and the S.C. Department of Education, hosted a Leadership Academy at Midlands Technical College last month. Student athletes, coaches and educators were all on hand to hear from Marcus and several other guest speakers about the importance of putting education first. “Your career after the game is important. …

30
Sep

Don’t Miss Career Specialist Networking on October 16th

Join us from 9am -11:30am on October 16th for a special networking event designed specifically for Career Specialists. The SC Dept. of Education will be updating the group on projects and requirements for 2015-16, the group will share “best practices” as well as hear from several business partners about partnership opportunities. Businesses partners and speakers will include: …

30
Sep

MEBA & Paul Mitchell “The School” Partner to Present a Mini Field Study

Join us on October 30, 2015 from 11:30-2:30 when educators will gather for a mini field study to learn about the school, its admissions process, get industry perspective and see a STEM demonstration about the cosmetology industry. This field study is perfect for all educators involved in career guidance, STEM programs and science clusters. Location:  Paul Mitchell “The School,” …

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