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Austin NARI: Building Bridges with Leander ISD’s Architecture and Construction Program

May 10, 2024
Posted by: WSRCA Team

Austin NARI: Building Bridges with Leander ISD’s Architecture and Construction Program

This week's Employer Partnership Nomination goes to Austin Nari, nominated by Leander ISD.

This week, Leander ISD directs the spotlight towards Austin NARI (National Association of Remodeling Industry) for their invaluable partnership in the district's Architecture and Construction Program of Study. Since 2021, Austin NARI has been a steadfast ally, facilitating over 30 classroom connections annually, providing student internships, scholarships, program grants, and direct donations. This collaborative effort between Austin NARI and Leander ISD underscores a shared commitment to bridging the gap between classroom learning and real-world application, ultimately enriching the educational experience for both teachers and students.

The impact of this partnership extends far beyond the confines of the classroom. Through Austin NARI's ongoing support, students gain invaluable exposure to industry professionals and real-world projects, laying the foundation for successful careers in architecture and construction. Leander ISD's Work-Based Learning Coordinator emphasizes the profound effect of this collaboration, highlighting how it has not only fostered industry connections but also enhanced learning experiences by providing students with hands-on opportunities to apply their knowledge in practical settings.

As Leander ISD celebrates the enduring partnership with Austin NARI, it serves as a testament to the transformative power of collaboration in education. By leveraging the resources and expertise of industry partners like Austin NARI, Leander ISD continues to cultivate a dynamic learning environment that prepares students for the challenges and opportunities of the future. As the partnership evolves, so too does the potential to inspire and empower the next generation of architects, builders, and innovators.

Attention School Districts in the Rural Capital Area! Do you have outstanding employer partners making a difference in your community? Nominate them today to showcase their contributions and inspire others. Click here to submit your nomination and shine a spotlight on the valuable collaborations driving success in education and workforce development. Let's celebrate the partnerships shaping the future of our region together.

Attention Employers! Are you passionate about shaping the future workforce and supporting educational initiatives? Whether you're already engaged in partnerships with school districts or eager to explore new opportunities, we invite you to take action today. Click here to connect and explore how you can make a meaningful impact on the next generation. Together, let's build bridges between education and industry for a brighter tomorrow.

Written by: Heather Thomas

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