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  • Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union opening in Goose Creek

    Thanks to Heritage Trust’s generous hard work students are ready to open the Goose Creek branch on August 25! #GCHS, #HeritageTrust, #Finance, #Business, #Gatorsatwork

  • SunTrust Foundation donates $25,000 to Workforce Academies

    Scott Woods, incoming Board Chairman Bryan Derreberry, President and CEO, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Mark Lattanzio, Charleston Region President, SunTrust Bank and Carol Barker, Benji Anderson, Dave Fichman, SunTrust Bank and Mary Graham, Chief Advancement Officer, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce

  • Regional Business Advisory Board notes 12.5.17

    Regional Business Advisory Board meeting notes 12.5.17 Attendees: Dustin Haynes/HTFCU, Donald Smith/ Hendrick, Caitlin Roark/Levelwing, Karen Thompson/CCPRC, Shari Shultz/Greater Summerville Chamber, Brittany Russell/SAOS, Patrice Lawson/Moultrie Middle, Maria Williams/FDHS, Sarah Buncum/SJHS, Jemie Meachum/Bank of America, Melonie Hazelton/Summerville HS, Gerald Taylor/FDHS, Ward Mungo/Mungo Homes, Patrick Withers/Stratford HS, Erin Queen/Berkeley HS, Chad Vail/CCSD CTE, Laganna Lawrence/CCSD CTE, Mindy […]

  • Wando Business Advisory 11.9.17

    Wando Business Advisory Board meeting November 9. 2017   Present: Tristan Robinson Julia Dewitt David Fralix Sharon Ansley – DECA teacher Michelle Coaxum Scott Sharp – TD Bank Caitlyn Roark – Levelwing Angela Gordon – HTFCU Jordan Johnson – HTFCU Two other teachers (getting their names)    Next meeting February 15 – will be CTE […]

  • DD2 Business, Finance, Management Advisory Board 2.13.17

    Present:  Gerald Taylor/FDHS, Karen Parker/ARHS, Dustin Haynes/HTFCU, Maria Williams/FDHS, Nadine Miller/DD2, DJ Mayer/Southeastern Freight, Evan Guthrie/Evan Guthrie Law, Angela Gordon/HTFCU Staff:  Suzi Raiford Dustin: Requested referrals for Academy Partners to serve on the Advisory Board. Reviewed the FDHS “Reality Town” financial literacy event.  HTFCU is planning to prepare and deliver “The Reality of Money” financial […]

  • Wando Business Advisory Board 2/16/17

    Wando Business Advisory Board Meeting February 16, 2017 Present: Tristan Robinson Robin Willis Caitlyn Roark Kaity Ditchfield Aaron Marx   Discussed March 16 Soft Skills Panel at 9 a.m. – Tristan reported that, after the January 19 panel, students had lots of questions for the panelists after the panel concluded. We discussed that setting up […]

  • DD2 BFM Advisory Board 2.13.17

    Present:  Melonie Hazelton/Summerville HS, Gerald Taylor/FDHS, Justin Buckingham/ARHS, Dustin Haynes/HTFCU Staff:  Suzi Raiford Dustin: Speaker requests for FBLA and YESCarolina. ·         Gerald: 10 winners in the FBLA regional and will compete in the state competition on 3.17 at N. Charleston Coliseum.  Students need interviewing practice, business acumen, and employability skills.   ·         Melonie: securing speakers for […]

  • Baptist Hill Advisory Board 1.25.17

    Present: Kylene Grant, Shirley Godfrey-Jackson, Florence Davis/LegalShield, Staff Present:  Suzi Raiford Suzi provided a brief overview of the advisory board structure and responsibilities for attendees. Welcome to new academy partner, Florence Davis with LegalShield.  Florence provided and overview of LegalShield-group policy pre-paid legal services.  She offers expertise in marketing, sales, entrepreneurship. Welcome to Shirley Godfrey-Jackson, Guidance.  […]

  • DD2 BFM Advisory Board 1.9.17 notes

    Present: Nadine Miller/DD2, Melonie Hazelton/Summerville HS, Gerald Taylor/FDHS, Karen Parker/ARHS, Henry Loundes/CT Loundes, Dustin Haynes/HTFCU, Montana Mawhaney/Whheeler Real Estate Investment, Ron Neil/ECPI, Mark Blacklocke/ARHS, Trey Hodges/FDHS Staff:  Suzi Raiford Dustin: Speaker requests for second semester curriculum. ·    Karen will determine speaker needs for spring. ·    Melonie needs speakers for Entrepreneur class topics: insurance, […]

  • Wando Business meeting notes

    Wando Business Advisory Board November 17, 2016 Present: Robin Willis Tristan Robinson Julie Dewitt Caitlyn Roark   The October hurricane forced us to postpone the Soft Skills Panel until January 19. This will take the place of our January Advisory Board meeting Here are the details: January 19 – 9 a.m. Each panelist will give […]

  • North Charleston HS Academies Advisory Board 11.2.16

    Attendees: Ms. Southall/NCHS, Leslie Hutson/SteelFab, Joe Rodgers/O.L. Thompson, Be a Mentor, and Suzi Raiford/Charleston Metro Chamber.  pulled it together.  Joe/O.L. Thompson is coordinating via email to assist students with the bridge building competition.  Leslie Hutson, SteelFab, will deliver her presentation to Ms. Southall’s Entrepreneurship class and Be a Mentor offered to provide speakers/mentors, too (class […]

  • Baptist Hill Advisory Board notes 10.26.16

    Present: Jennifer Brown/Palmetto Community Action Partners, Bernard Scott/School Counselor, Andrae Sabb/Entrepreneurship, Kellie Johnson/Early Childhood/Teacher Cadet, Morris Harrington/Master Hair Care, Okechia White/PLTW/Computer Science Staff Present:  Suzi Raiford Suzi reported that the Chamber is hosting an Academy Partner recruiting session in November to fill gaps on the Advisory Boards. Suzi reviewed the AGC Scholarship, Youth Apprenticeship Program, and […]

  • Baptist Hill Business Information Management Advisory Board 9.21.16

    Present: Jennifer Brown/Palmetto Community Action Partners, Bernard Scott/School Counselor, Andrae Sabb/Entrepreneurship, Kellie Johnson/Early Childhood/Teacher Cadet, William Harrington/Master Hair Care, Chad Vail/WBL/CCSD, Staff Present:  Suzi Raiford Suzi provided Talent Demand Study handouts and overview, 2016-17 Career Academy Manual and Intranet instructions. ·         Academy Partner update: past partners have not renewed for various reasons.  Chamber staff is holding […]

  • Wando Business Adivsory Board notes 9/15/16

    Wando Business Academy Advisory Board notes 9/15/16 Attended:  Tristan Robinson Julia DewittCaitlin CrodianKaty DitchfieldLucy BrennerRobin Willis   Tristan will choose date for a 2 hour school tour, may invite Math, Science and Engineering Advisory Board to join. Robin discussed Talent Demand Study update, Intranet and utilizing Academy Partner Share in this year’s meetings.  Tristan handed […]

  • Congratulations to the Ms. Southall, North Charleston HS

    Congratulations to Ms. Southall of North Charleston High School’s Business Academy. She was named YesCarolina’s 2016 Teacher of the Year. Last year she told the brand new Career Academy Partners at North Charleston that she would like help to get students ready to participate in YesCarolina’s Business Plan Competition. Academy Partners Be A Mentor, Cajetan […]

  • Berkeley County School District Business and IT Advisory Board minutes

          Educators Present: Sonya Addison-Stewart/BCSD, Monty Polk/BHS, Tiffany Brown/CBHS, Suzann Blanchard/CBHS, Carly Honea/CBHS, Murton “Jaz” Hudson/CBHS, Natalie Moultrie/CBHS, Melissa Rooney/GCHS, Kyristal Milton/CHS, Randolph Pugh/GCHS, Chrystal Bryant/GCHS, Heidi Guerry/BCSD, Doris Simmons/GCHS, Erin Ward/CBHS, Paul Lautier/GCHS, James Gaskins/GCHS Academy Partners:  Jennifer Brown/Palmetto CAP, Becky Jennings/Kelly Services, Michelle Jones/Santee Cooper Credit Union, Jemie Meachum/Bank of America, […]

  • Wando Business plan 2016/2017

    Tristan Robinson will decide if Business and STEM can share meeting dates, probably right after school Moondog can work with Animation, AP CS Principles and AP CS. Robin will reach out to Wild Dunes and some sports teams for Sports Marketing We will have a panel talk about soft skills monthly in the Cypress Room. […]

  • BCSD Business and IT Advisory Board notes 3.23.16

    Berkeley County School District Business and IT Advisory Board Minutes March 23, 2016 Location: Berkeley High School Attendees:   Michelle Jones/Santee Cooper Credit Union, Angela Gordon/HTFCU, Monty Polk/BHS, Erin Ward/CBHS, Michelle Sharp/GCHS, Mona Boleman/CBHS, Natalie Moultrie/CBHS, Russell Austin/BHS, Carley Honea/ CBHS,  Paul Lautier/GCHS,  Jennifer Brown/Palmetto Community Partners, Martha Dixon/BHS, Winston Williams/BHS, Michelle Sharp/GCHS, Maria Abrash/GCHS, Veronica […]

  • Baptist Hill Business Information Management Advisory Board notes 3.23.16

    Baptist Hill Business Information Management Advisory Board Meeting MinutesMarch 23, 2016 Baptist Hill Middle/High School  Attendees:   Bridgett Mashore, Jackie Fickling, Kylene Gerrideau-Grant, Stephen Palo, Lauren Smalls, Dustin Haynes, Suzi Raiford Summary List 1. New Academy Partner Stephen Palo described his background as a business owner, banker and mortgage consultant. 2. Congratulations to three Baptist Hill […]

  • 2.22.16 DD2 Business/Finance Academy Minutes

    In attendance: Suzie Raiford (Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce), Gerald Taylor (FDHS), Karen Parker (ARHS), Melonie Hazelton (SHS), Maria Williams (FDHS), Ronald Neil (ECPI) The panel discussion will be held in the Media Center from 9:00 – 11:00 AM on the following dates: March 15 – ARHS March 16 – SHS March 17 – FDHS   Mr. Taylor confirmed and distributed […]

  • BCSD Business and IT Advisory Board meeting rescheduled for March 23

    The Berkeley County School District Business and IT Advisory Board meeting originally scheduled for March 2 has been rescheduled for March 23, 7:45 a.m., Berkeley High School. #Business #BCSD #IT

  • BCSD Business and IT Advisory Board meeting rescheduled

    The Berkeley County School District Business and IT Advisory Board meeting originally scheduled for March 2 has been rescheduled for March 23, 7:45 a.m., at Berkeley High School. #Business #IT #BCSD

  • Baptist Hill Advisory Board meeting cancelled today

    The Baptist Hill Advisory Board meeting is cancelled for February.

  • DD2 Business, Finance and Management Academy Advisory Board Minutes 1/25/2016

    In attendance: Suzie Raiford – Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Gerald Taylor – Fort Dorchester High School Karen Parker – Ashley Ridge High School Melonie Hazelton – Summerville High School Dustin Haynes – Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union George Rabon – Common Wealth Financial Group Nadine Miller – Dorchester District 2 CATE Coordinator Opening Issues: Co-Chair Dustin Haynes welcomed those in attendance […]

  • DD2 Spring Business Panels

    Dorchester School District Two Spring Business Panels Ashley Ridge High School Media Center, March 15, 2016 Summerville High School Media Center, March 16, 2016 Fort Dorchester High School Media Center, March 17, 2016 Panel 1: 8:45 a.m. Panel 2: 9:45 a.m. #ARHS #FDHS #SHS #DD2 #Business

  • Baptist Hill Business Information Management Advisory Board meeting notes 1.27.16

    Baptist Hill Business Information Management Advisory Board Meeting Minutes January 27, 2016 Baptist Hill Middle/High School  Attendees:   Andrae Sabb, Bernard Scott, Lisa Jones, Bridgett Mashore, Jackie Fickling, Dustin Haynes, Suzi Raiford Summary List  1.  Suzi and Lauren met with students prior to the meeting to discuss the AGC Scholarship applications. Baptist Hill has nominated six […]

  • Berkeley County School District Business and IT Advisory Board 1.13.16 meeting notes

    Berkeley County School District Business and IT Advisory Board Minutes January 13.2016 Location: Berkeley High School Attendees:   Michelle Jones/Santee Cooper Credit Union, Mark Lester/SCSPA, Tiffany Brown/CBHS, Heidi Guerry/CBHS, Suzann Davis/CBHS, Sharon Roberts-Cooper/CBHS,  Monty Polk/BHS, Erin Ward/CBHS, Michelle Sharp/GCHS, Mona Boleman/CBHS, Natalie Moultrie/CBHS, Russell Austin/BHS, Carley Honea/ CBHS, Randolph Pugh/GCHS, Paul Lautier/GCHS, Sonya Addison-Stewart/BCSD, Veronica Deas/CBHS, […]

  • Baptist Hill Middle/High Academies November Advisory Board minutes

    Baptist Hill Business Information Management Advisory Board Meeting Minutes November 18, 2015 Baptist Hill Middle/High School Attendees:   Lauren Smalls, Andrae Sabb, Bernard Scott, Lisa Jones, Bridgett Mashore. Kylene Gerideau-Grant, Robin Horlback, Jackie Fickling, Dustin Haynes, Suzi Raiford Summary List  Suzi reminded everyone about the All Business Academies meeting hosted by the Chamber, December 7, 10:00 […]

  • DD2 Business/Finance 11.16.2015 Advisory Board Minutes

    DD2 Business Finance Advisory Board Minutes   In attendance: Dustin Haynes, Gerald Taylor, Nadine Miller, Karen Parker, Maria Williams, Mark Blacklocke, George Rabon, David Floyd and Trey Hodges.   Dustin Haynes and Gerald Taylor welcomed attendees to the November Advisory Board Meeting Dustin Haynes addressed the attendees and asked for feedback about the recent “Recruit […]

  • BCSD Business and IT 11.4.15 Advisory Board meeting notes

    Berkeley County School District Business and IT Advisory Board Minutes November 4, 2015  Location: Berkeley High School Attendees:   Angela Gordon/HTFCU, Michelle Jones/Santee Cooper Credit Union, Mark Lester/SCSPA, Tiffany Brown/CBHS, Heidi Guerry/CBHS, Gwen Robinson/THS, Miriam Smalls/CHS, Suzann Davis/CBHS, Sharon Roberts-Cooper/CBHS, Maria Abrash/GCHS, Monty Polk/BHS, Erin Ward/CBHS, Michelle Sharp/GCHS, James Gaskins/GCHS, Mona Boleman/CBHS, Natalie Moultrie/CBHS, Russell Austin/BHS, […]

  • BCSD Business and IT 11.4.15 Advisory Board meeting minutes

    Berkeley County School District Business and IT Advisory Board Minutes November 4, 2015 Location: Berkeley High School Attendees:   Angela Gordon/HTFCU, Michelle Jones/Santee Cooper Credit Union, Mark Lester/SCSPA, Tiffany Brown/CBHS, Heidi Guerry/CBHS, Gwen Robinson/THS, Miriam Smalls/CHS, Suzann Davis/CBHS, Sharon Roberts-Cooper/CBHS, Maria Abrash/GCHS, Monty Polk/BHS, Erin Ward/CBHS, Michelle Sharp/GCHS, James Gaskins/GCHS, Mona Boleman/CBHS, Natalie Moultrie/CBHS, Russell Austin/BHS, […]

  • Baptist Hill Business Information Management Advisory board minutes

    Baptist Hill Business Information Management Advisory Board Meeting Minutes October 28, 2015 Baptist Hill Middle/High School Attendees:   Muriel Wallace, Lauren Smalls, Andrae Sabb, Bernard Scott, Lisa Jones, Bridgett Mashore. Kylene Gerideau-Grant, Robin Horlback, Jackie Fickling, O’Kechia Loring-White, Dustin Haynes, Emily Reynolds, Ginger Reijners, Suzi Raiford Summary List 1.  Suzi Raiford: Welcome, introductions and overview of […]

  • Business Speakers Tell it Like it is at Summerville High School

    Dorchester School District Two Business, Finance and Management Academy Partners talked to students at Ashley Ridge, Fort Dorchester and Summerville high schools this week.  Students were exposed to a range of topics from Entrepreneurship and Franchise ownership, Financial Services,  Personal Finance and Web Design!  They learned about what it takes to make it in these […]

  • Baptist Hill Business Information Managment Advisory Board meeting minutes

    Baptist Hill Business Information Management Advisory Board Meeting Minutes September 23, 2015   Attendees:   Muriel Wallace, Morris Harrington, Lauren Smalls, Andrae Sabb, Bernard Scott, Lisa Jones, Lucy Spears, Vanessa Brown, Chad Vail, Suzi Raiford Summary List 1.  Suzi Raiford: Welcome and overview of the agenda.  Happy Birthday to Mr. Harrington.  We are thinking about you, Bridgett […]

  • Dorchester School District two Business, Finance, Management Curriculum Guides

    Business Finance (Teacher: Gerald Taylor, Fort Dorchester HS) http://web.charlestonchamber.net/External/WCPages/WCWebContent/WebContentPage.aspx?ContentID=28687 Digital Desktop Publishing (Teacher: Sherry Hamblin, Ashley Ridge HS) http://web.charlestonchamber.net/External/WCPages/WCWebContent/WebContentPage.aspx?ContentID=28688 Entrepreneurship (Teacher: Marcia Edwards, Ashley Ridge HS, also offered at Summerville HS, Fort Dorchester HS) http://web.charlestonchamber.net/External/WCPages/WCWebContent/WebContentPage.aspx?ContentID=28689 Image Editing (Teacher: Karen Parker, Ashley Ridge HS, also offered at Summerville HS) http://web.charlestonchamber.net/External/WCPages/WCWebContent/WebContentPage.aspx?ContentID=28690 Integrated Business Applications (Teacher: Maria Williams, […]

  • DD2 Business, Finance and Management 9.14.15 Advisory Board meeting minutes

    Dorchester School District Two Business, Finance and Management Advisory Board Minutes September 14, 2015  Location: Summerville High School Attendees: Maria Williams, Gerald Taylor, Karen Parker, Lenny Lawton, George Rabon, David Floyd, Emily Reynolds, Zenovia Frazier, Melonie Hazelton, Nadine Miller, Trey Hodges, Jonathon Rushin, Scherrie Blake, Mark Blacklocke, Dustin Haynes Chamber Staff: Suzi Raiford Summary List […]

  • Cajetan & Joseph at NCHS Business Academy

    Carolyn and Shanteisha, Richard White has an presentation he can give your students on Customer Service and employability skills, improving an employee’s value to an employer. Feel free to email him to set this up, hopefully there is a day he could do the classes together. CC me and I will add it to the […]

  • Berkeley County School District Business and IT Advisory Board minutes

    Berkeley County School District Business and IT Advisory Board Minutes September 2, 2015  Location: Berkeley High School Attendees:   Tracey Powers/CresCom, Angela Gordon/HTFCU, Michelle Jones/Santee Cooper Credit Union, Jennifer Brown/palmetto Community Action Partnership, John Black/Bayer Heritage FCU, Alicia martin/Bayer Heritage FCU, Mark Lester/SCSPA, Tiffany Brown/CBHS, Heidi Guerry/CBHS, Gwen Robinson/THS, Miriam Smalls/CHS, Brian Williams/THS, Suzann Davis/CBHS, Sharon […]

  • What are the hot jobs in Business?

    Click here to see the hot jobs in Business

  • Baptist Hill H.S. – GREAT THINGS ON THE HORIZON

    It was wonderful meeting the educators and fellow Academies’ partners at our 1st advisory meeting! Everyone is excited and ready to birth great things from this amazing initiative.  If anyone would like to meet prior to our next meeting next month to brainstorm, please let me know and we can schedule something. Bridgett.

  • Baptist Hill Middle High School Business Information Management Advisory Board

    #Business #BaptistHill #CCSD<br /> Baptist Hill Business Information Management Advisory Board Meeting Wrap up August 26, 2015 Baptist Hill Middle/High School  Attendees:   Muriel Wallace, O’Kechia Loring-White, Morris Harrington, Lauren Smalls, Kylene Gerideau-Grant, Andrae Sabb, Jackie Fickling, Bernard Scott, Lisa Jones, Lucy Spears, Bridgett Mashore, Rachel Rutledge Chamber Staff: Suzi Raiford Summary List Suzi Raiford, Chamber, […]

  • DD2 Business, Finance and Management Advisory Board meeting schedule change

    The DD2 Business Finance and Management Advisory Board meeting schedule has change due to the new school schedule.  The meeting will be held every other month, 3rd Wednesday, 8:00 a.m., Ashley Ridge High School Media Center (unless notified otherwise). The next meeting will be September 16. #DD2 #FortDorchester #Summerville #AshleyRidge #BusinessFinanceManagement

  • Green Wave students roll out Heritage Trust branch!

    It’s a new day at Summerville High School. Be sure to bring a towel because right inside the front door is a Green Wave of student pride and enthusiasm. Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union has donated countless hours of time and planning to opening a fully functioning student run credit union. Starting last spring students […]

  • Congratulations to Ben Davis of Moondog Animation!

    High five for Ben Davis of Moondog Animation for being named one of Charleston’s 40 under 40 for 2015. Moondog Animation is starting their 2nd year on the BCSD Business and IT Advisory Board and was a student fave! last year. #Baldisstillcool, #Moondog, #Business&IT, #40under40<br /> See the Shark Shallows video

  • GatorBankers! Heritage Trust opens the GCHS student run credit union!

    We could not be more proud of the first Heritage Trust student run credit union at Goose Creek. This fully functioning credit union branch will serve the Business and IT Academy at Goose Creek in dozens of ways for years to come. Heritage Trust has interviewed, trained and mentored students all summer. These students have […]

  • DD2 Business, Finance and Management Advisory Board planning meeting

    Welcome to the July Planning Meeting!

  • What is a Business Career Academy?