For Educators

Is Technical Education right for your students? 


FAQ Sheet 

For counselors and educators of current and prospective Launch U students, please refer to the FAQ sheet for questions regarding Early Middle College. 

Launch U Champions

Team Kent ISD has created a campaign called 20x5 - the goal is for 20 employers to join us in supporting Launch U within their circle of influence.

Talent Champions

An organization who partners with Kent ISD to inform their internal stakeholders and external partners about Launch U and agree to refer a minimum of 5 students to the early college program:

  • Alliance CNC
  • Amway
  • ArtiFlex
  • Autocam Precision Components Group
  • Cascade Engineering
  • Custom Profile
  • DeWys Manufacturing
  • Enterprise Tool & Die
  • Lacks Enterprises
  • MEC Inc.
  • Michigan Turkey Producers
  • Paragon D&E
  • Plasan Carbon Composites
  • Pridgeon & Clay
  • Ranir LLC
  • RoMan Manufacturing
  • Swoboda
  • Wolverine Coil Spring

Talent Advocates

An organization who partners with Kent ISD to promote Launch U widely to their member populations:

  • Association of Human Resource Management
  • Discover Manufacturing
  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Hello West Michigan
  • Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids
  • Management Business Solutions
  • Northwood University
  • ResourceMFG / ProLogistix
  • West Michigan Works!
  • Western Michigan University
  • Wyoming-Kentwood Chamber of Commerce