Partners in Education

Partners in Education
  • Edward Jones, Ryan Mitchell

    Ryan Mitchell is a financial advisor for Edward Jones. He helps individuals and small businesses with investment strategies. Much of his time is spent educating people about investing principles and strategies to reach their financial goals. He has been involved with the Northland CAPS program and has spoken with high school students about investing basics.  As a business partner with the Northland Innovation Center, Mr. Mitchell is willing to come periodically to speak with the students to give them some of these same investing basics. 

    Partnership Goal: To gain knowledge and receive support from an  expert in financial planning.  

    Eric Craig Real Estate Team

    The Eric Craig Real Estate Team is helping people all over the Greater Kansas City area. Whether you are looking for a specific type of home, location or school district to fit your needs, The Eric Craig Real Estate Team uses some of the most innovative and advanced technology to provide you with the best and most accurate information available.

    Partnership Goal: To gain knowledge and receive support from experts in business and marketing. 

    Park University

    Park, a four-year, private, nonprofit, liberal arts institution has helped students break barriers to education since 1875. Our motto, fides et labor (Latin for “faith and work”) is as relevant today as it was in the 19th century. A Park University education is an opportunity to find faith in yourself — by discovering your potential and working to realize it.

    Park University’s core values are academic excellence, inclusivity and social responsibility. Diversity is in our DNA — Park’s first graduating class included four women. Today, we welcome more than 260 international students from 60 countries.

    Partnership Goal: Host Park University international students as guest speakers for 3rd grade SAGE students.

    Solar Holdings, LLC

    As a leading source of Virtual Reality (VR), OmniLife VR provides the latest VR installation and service, incorporating cutting-edge software with industry leading technical and user expertise. Through our comprehensive, all-encompassing mission, we help dramatically enliven and enrich people’s lives, providing a wealth of breathtaking immersive experiences and innovative applications for: Fitness, Mental Health & Wellness, Therapy, Education, Public Safety / Military, Rehabilitation, Training, Recreation. 

    Partnership Goal: Develop learning opportunities for students with regard to virtual reality, specifically using the Omnilife system.   

    Weber Inc. 

    Weber for more than three decades has served red meat, pork, poultry and cheese processors from around the globe, with our solutions enabling a strong customer-base on all continents to accomplish maximum efficiency. Our experience and in-house manufacturing of virtually all machine components has allowed Weber - from its headquarters in Germany to virtually anywhere in the world - to be uniquely positioned to create ideal customer- and product-specific applications. Our unmatched ability to work efficiently with all packaging machinery makes Weber a valuable resource to assist in the custom design of your entire production line.

    Partnership Goal: To gain knowledge and receive support from an  expert in business and production through field trip experiences.  

  • For more information about becoming a Business Partner with SAGE, please contact Julie Goldsberry, SAGE Partners in Education Building Facilitator, at (816) 321-6215 or contact the Partners in Education office at (816) 321-5018.