Articles » Elmbrook Schools and EchoSpan Partner for LAUNCH
BROOKFIELD, Wisc. - Elmbrook Schools and EchoSpan have formed a partnership
in support of LAUNCH, a program designed to connect student’s academic
knowledge to real-world business problems and projects. Partnership with
EchoSpan will ensure students in the program receive feedback on their
business and emotional skills and development opportunities upon completion
of the program. LAUNCH will offer students authentic ways to engage and be
creative in providing value oriented solutions to our regional businesses.
The program is structured in a way that will allow targeted interaction
between students, teachers, business mentors and organizations within our
“LAUNCH is a unique program that will be pivotal in building young leaders
across various industries and we are delighted to support this initiative
of Elmbrook Schools,” said Joe Vance, President of EchoSpan. EchoSpan, an
early supporter of LAUNCH, will provide the technology platform for
students, teachers, and business mentors in the program to give feedback on
the student’s project experience. “By partnering with EchoSpan we give our
students, teachers and business investors a comprehensive, high-quality,
and efficient tool that will support multiple sources of feedback on
employability skills needed for our students to be ready for life after
high school,” stated Dr. Bob Hall, Executive Director of LAUNCH.
LAUNCH will begin September 1, 2017 with a class of approximately 100
juniors and seniors from Brookfield Central and Brookfield East high
schools. For additional information on the program, visit
Learn more about EchoSpan and their software at echospan.com.