Levels Of Support

The Kansas Board of Regents Employer Engagement initiative asks collaborating institutions to submit the names of partners participating at the following levels:

Supporter Level

Sign Kansas Department of Commerce Skills Pledge + one additional opportunity

  • Participate in career fairs for colleges and workforce system
  • Provide guest speakers to college programs
  • Provide facility tours to instructors and students
  • Utilize KansasWorks.com
  • Advocate for education and/or workforce system at local, state or national level
  • Support student organizations
  • Complete the Kansas Department of Commerce Skills Pledge

Partner Level

Recognize Industry Credentials in hiring process + two additional opportunities

  • Assist education delivery by providing needed resources
  • Serve on secondary and/or postsecondary advisory committees
  • Provide professional development for faculty
  • Provide expertise in design of facilities and equipment needs
  • Assist program faculty with instructional delivery
  • Provide feedback to students through mock interviews
  • Assist with program design

Champion Level

Prioritize credentialed applicants + two additional opportunities

  • Provide paid/unpaid internships for students or faculty
  • Interview students prior to graduation
  • Refer unsuccessful job applicants to college education programs
  • Provide professional development and industry certifications for instructors
  • Formal advocacy for education and/or workforce system at state or national level
  • Utilize college system for incumbent worker training
  • Provide scholarships for students
  • Diversified regional business partnerships
  • Provide industry certifications for instructors

For more information about this initiative, contact us.