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Second Cohort of Northland SEE to Present February 27

Northland CAPS in partnership with seven Northland school districts (Excelsior Springs, Kearney, Liberty, North Kansas City, Park Hill, Platte County and Smithville) and twelve business partners completed the second cohort of the Northland SEE (Summer Externship Experience) on July 12, 13 and 14, 2016. Seventy teachers from all seven districts, …

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iWerx: The Tip of a Clay County Iceberg

In less than a year, iWerx in North Kansas City has developed into an important Clay County asset that is also one of the Midwest’s largest co-working entrepreneurial centers. Extensive renovation and features like 10-gigabit connectivity are creating enhanced opportunities for new startup businesses and independent working space. Other features …

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How to Request an Intern from the Northland CAPS Program

This is a brief note from North Kansas City Business Council Executive Director Rich Groves. We share his enthusiasm about the Northland CAPS program. We had an intern ourselves last year. It’s an outstanding program that gives real world experience to teenagers as they begin to make the choices about …

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Northland CAPS Digital Media and Design

Northland CAPS is a program introduced to create a real life work experience in the field in which Northland schools students may be interested in later working. Northland CAPS strives to give students an experience before they commit to post-secondary education. The NCAPS Digital Media and Design strand was introduced …

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CEO Roundtable Targets Improved Workforce, Education

Area business leaders discussed ways to improve workforce access during a CEO Roundtable April 5. Sponsored by the Clay County Economic Development Council and its Northland Education and Business Alliance (NEBA), the event brought representatives from regional education and development organizations together with the CEOs of area businesses. “This is …

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Northland Teachers to Present Summer Externship Experience February 29

Northland CAPS

Northland CAPS in partnership with seven Northland school districts (Excelsior Springs, Kearney, Liberty, North Kansas City, Park Hill, Platte County and Smithville) and twelve business partners completed the first cohort of the Northland SEE (Summer Externship Experience) on July 21, 22 and 23, 2015. Seventy teachers from all seven districts, …

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Northland CAPS Student Associate Produces New Logos for The Northland News

  We’ve brought you several stories about the Northland CAPS program over the last few months. A couple months ago we were told about the Digital Media and Design strand. Honestly, we’ve never been too happy with the logo design that we launched with back in June. Over the course …

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Strategies and Success Celebrated at Look North Breakfast

A national venture capital consultant said Thursday that Missouri and Clay County are doing a lot of things right in order to attract and grow business. Addressing the annual Look North Award Breakfast held by the Clay County Economic Development Council, Travis Sheridan said he moved from California to Missouri …

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Shield Casework and Northland CAPS Present at Northland Coffee Connect

The Northland News occasionally visits the Northland Coffee Connect on Wednesdays down at the Armour Loft Event Space in North Kansas City. The Northland Coffee Connect is a free weekly networking meeting where attendees usually see two presentations from Northland businesses and watch portions of 1 Million Cups from the …

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Northland CAPS Students Compete in MECA Challenge

Northland CAPS MECA

The Northland News was invited by Pat Stidham of Northland CAPS to cover the MECA Challenge that was held Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at the Ambassador Building near KCI Airport. The events are organized by the Center of Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Development (CEED). According to their website, CEED’s goal is to …

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