• Business and Education Partnership

    The Downingtown Area School District is a proud founding member of the Downingtown-Thorndale Regional Chamber of Commerce Business & Education Council (BEC). Coordinator of Career Readiness Dr. Troy Podell, and Career Center Adviser Mrs. Christine Wick, both represent the District on the BEC.

     The goals of the BEC are:

    1. Connect students with employment, internship, job shadow, and other work-to-learn opportunities in the region
    2. Create at least 1 annual event for the region, open to all students in the region, for the above
    3. Educate employers about the benefits and state requirements for these opportunities
    4. Gain input from the business community regarding needed workforce development efforts in our schools

    If you’re interested to find out more please email Dr. Podell at tpodell@dasd.org.
    For the Downingtown East Get Real Cougar Corporation web page, please click here.
    For the Downingtown West Get Real Program web page, please click here