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Educators in the Workplace registration deadline Saturday

Knoxville area teachers interested in learning more about local businesses have until Saturday to apply for this year’s Educators in the Workplace program.

Since 2009 the Knoxville Chamber has sponsored a summer program that connects teachers across the Innovation Valley with local companies.

Teachers can learn first-hand about the skills their students will need when they enter the work force,” said Garrett Wagley, the chamber’s vice president of policy and public relations.

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Educators in the Workplace returns

Knoxville area teachers who want to learn more about the business world can sign up for Educators in the Workplace, an Innovation Valley program that allows teachers to spend time with local businesses in the summer.

Companies particpating this year include Capstan, Roane County Medical Center, Oak Ridge National Lab, Toho Tenax, Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network, Inc., 21st Mortgage, Y-12, Standard Aero and Covenant Health.

For more info contact Ahanna Esters at the Knoxville Chamber at 865-246-2658 or aestes@knoxvillechamber.com.

Here’s a video on the program.