The Business of the Week program enables chamber members to familiarize
themselves with local companies, agencies and non-profit orgrnizations.
School-to-Careers (STC) Partnership of Broome and Tioga counties is a 501(c) (3)
not-for-profit organization affiliated with Broome-Tioga BOCES. its partners
include school districts, businesses, postsecondary institutions, community
agencies, professional organizations, and labor organizations in the region.
STC is governed by an independent board of directors under the leadership of
the executive director and is located at BOCES’ Leslie F. Distin Education
Center, 435 Glenwood Road, Binghamton, N.Y. STC operates within BOCES’ Division
of Instructional Programs, under the umbrella of the Center for Career and
The mission of the
School-to-Careers Partnership is to facilitate a comprehensive educational
partnership between local educational institutions and businesses, students,
parents and community agencies to provide youth with the employment skills
necessary to be successful in tomorrow’s workforce.
STC serves as the
funding conduit for the Southern Tier Construction Career Day (CCD) and the
Eastern Southern Tier STEM Hub. With the growing focus on science, technology,
engineering, and math (STEM), it recently established the Eastern Southern Tier
STEM Hub with seed money provided by Lockheed Martin in Owego. Since then, the
STEM Hub has provided nearly $60,000 to schools and other organizations for
STEM-related programs and events.