GPS Education Partners recognized

Freeman Staff

Nov. 26, 2014

Pictured from left to right: GPS Program Director Andy Hepburn, students Austin Schwulst, Tyler Helker, and Brady Michaelis, and GPS Program Administrator Don Patnode accept the certificate of recognition on behalf of GPS Education Partners. 
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WALES - GPS Education Partners was recognized Tuesday at the Kettle Moraine School Board meeting by the Wisconsin Association of School Boards.

GPS was one of six organizations named to the WASB Business Honor Roll, which recognizes businesses for supporting local schools. Other recipient included Generac, GE Distributed Power, Aurora Health Care, the Medical College of Wisconsin and ProHealth Care.

Kettle Moraine School District Superintendent Pat Deklotz said the district’s work with GPS is helping to transform learning opportunities for students.

GPS works with 35 school district in 12 counties. The nonprofit helps high school juniors and seniors prepare for continued education and meaningful careers through immersive, work-based learning programs.

“The GPS model of work-based learning impacts entire communities by re-engaging students in their education and equipping them with unique skill development that will prepare them for continued education and careers that meet the future needs of business,” GPS President Stephanie Borowski said.