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Employers Education Foundation

Mission: The Employers’ Education Foundation is committed to working with business, educators, students and parents to facilitate the development of a world class workforce.

Scholarships: The Foundation manages two scholarship funds.  These are advertised annually in High Schools throughout the region.  Scholarship monies from these funds are given to a South Central PA High School Seniors who are accepted in to a technical or trade curriculum.  These are given for one-year only in the freshmen year of college.

Program Activity:

YES Program: YES is the Your Employability Skills Certificate Program a globally competitive pre-employment training program providing employers with certified applicants who are capable of meeting the demands of a quality work team environment while building a standard for life-long learning. High school seniors participate in the coursework at their participating high school.

iExplore Career Education: A website for students, parents and educators where you can find out all you need to know to make it big in an exciting manufacturing career. Our website includes a series of videos along with links to articles and educational resources intended to help you find the career that will put you in control of the newest technology; look to you to meet the biggest challenges; and, put the best pay checks in the pockets of those who make it happen. A career where you can really make it… BIG!

The website tool helps local youth learn more about some of the most in-demand jobs in Central Pennsylvania manufacturing. There are 9 founding members of iExploreManufacturingCareers.com including BAE SystemsDentsply, Glatfelter PaperHarley-DavidsonJohnson ControlsR.H. Sheppard, Snyder’s-LanceVoith Hydro, and Weldon Solutions. The initiative was funded in-part by the South Central Workforce Investment Board (SCWIB).