Guilford County Schools (GCS) is the third-largest district in North Carolina, serving nearly 72,000 students across 127 schools in urban, suburban and rural areas. High Point is home to 25 outstanding GCS schools. Our partnership with GCS helps the business community take pride local education.
Guilford Education Alliance (GEA) builds commitment to educational success for all Guilford County citizens, from Pre-K through postsecondary training and education, with emphasis on the success of the Guilford County Schools. This partnership allows our members to be actively engaged in supporting local education.
Guilford Technical Community College offers more than 80 programs of study and continues to support success through innovative education, training and partnerships. The college offers associate degrees, diplomas and certificates as well as noncredit courses in professional development, personal enrichment, job training, career development and basic education. GTCC provides a plethora of resources for businesses and their employees, which we happily promote to our members.
At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. Founded in 1924, HPU is a 92-year-old liberal arts institution located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. HPU has 48 undergraduate majors, 51 undergraduate minors and 13 graduate-degree majors. Business High Point - Chamber of Commerce proudly connects businesses with talented students for internships, job shadows, speaking engagements, experiential learning tours, and volunteer opportunities.
Say Yes Guilford is a chapter of Say Yes to Education, a national nonprofit organization that is working with an array of community partners to give students enrolled in Guilford County Schools access to tuition scholarships to college and other post-secondary programs, as well as academic and non-academic support services intended to ensure they are prepared for that opportunity. Together, Business High Point - Chamber of Commerce and Say Yes Guilford make our county a more attractive place to live, work and play.