Work-based Learning Opportunities Prepare Maury County Students for Success in the Workplace

In Grow Maury by Nicole Perry

Maury County Public Schools students are finding ways to gain workplace experience through school-organized programs and classes. As part of the seventh key of the “seven keys to college and career readiness,” work-based opportunities are giving students valuable exposure to work environments and helping them as they make decisions about their future. Anna Catherine Shepard, a senior at Columbia Central …

Studies Show Impact of Education Outside the Classroom

In Grow Maury by Nicole Perry

By Dr. Chris Marczak “A very large portion of a true student’s work must be done outside the classroom.” This quotation from George Washington Carver demonstrates an important concept Maury County Public Schools (MCPS) is working to integrate into our current education model. This school year, many students are acquiring knowledge and learning new skills away from their desks through …

View Post

Maury County Businesses Brighten Students’ Futures with Work-based Learning Opportunities

In Grow Maury by Nicole Perry

Businesses in Maury County are finding innovative ways to have a stake in education, and play a role in generating good education statistics that positively impact the county’s workforce quality and pipeline of skilled workers – which ultimately boosts the economy. On July 31, the Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance, in partnership with Maury County Public Schools (MCPS), launched …

View Post

Maury Alliance, Maury County Public Schools Announce Incentives for Students Attending Ready, Set, #BeAGoodStat

In Grow Maury by Nicole Perry

Maury County Public Schools students have two great incentives to attend this week’s education summit event. The Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance announced today that students attending the upcoming Ready, Set, #BeAGoodStat: Lifelong Learning, Inside & Outside the Classroom on November 16 at 6 p.m. at Columbia State Community College’s Ledbetter Auditorium will receive free admission to one home …

View Post

Maury Alliance Launches #BeAGoodStat Public Service Campaign in Start-Up to the New Academic Year

In Grow Maury by Nicole Perry

Soon, Maury County, Tennessee residents and visitors will see bright, familiar faces across the community and social media – all with one thing in common: advocating to be a good statistic toward Maury County’s growing pro-education culture. Part of a new public service campaign launched today, the “Be A Good Stat” – or #BeAGoodStat in social media – campaign utilizes …