The Business Advisory Council is made up of 5 committees and various executive positions which are necessary to run the council. Each committee has their own page which you can get to by click the committee’s title. Below is a brief description of each committee and their role in the council.
The Executive “committee” is made up of the Council Chairman, Council Vice Chairman, Council Treasurer, Council Recorder, Council Business/School Liaison, and the Chairs and Assistant Chairs of each Committee. They are the driving force that directs the efforts of the Council and its members.
The Curriculum Committee assists with providing guest speakers for various events and programs. They are committed to connecting the workplace to the classrooms by bringing in business men and women in the IT industry to better prepare students for life after high school.
The Fundraising Committee is responsible for the Council’s signature event, TechFest, which occurs in March every year. They orchestrate all aspects involved with the event and are assisted by each of the other committees when possible.
The Job Shadowing / Internship Committee plans, organizes, and executes field trips for Juniors to various companies during the first half of the school year, giving students more of a glimpse into the technology workplace. During the second half of the school year, they organize the various aspects necessary for Crooms students to apply to, and accept, internships for the summer with companies in the IT industry.
The Marketing / Membership Committee is responsible for the website and other marketing materials used by the Council and its members. They also handle looking for and bringing in new members to ensure the continued growth and success of the Council.
The Scholarships Committee is responsible for all aspects related to the scholarships and grants that we give out each year. They handle the entire process, from application creation to choosing the best recipient.