Markville Secondary School has awarded Keating Technologies Employer of the Year in recognition of Keating’s contributions to the students in the Cooperative Education Program. This program integrates classroom learning with the workplace environment that best match each student’s field of interest. Completing this program provide students with credits towards their high school diploma.
Keating has partnered with the York Region District School Board for the past six years in this program to give students the opportunity to utilize their classroom knowledge in a workplace environment and gain valuable practical experience. Primarily focused in the accounting and finance departments at Keating, the program has been led by Keating’s Vice President of Finance and Administration, James A. Woolley.
York Region District School Board is the third largest school district in Ontario with over 123,000 students in 176 elementary schools and 32 secondary schools. York Region students consistently perform above average in provincial testing and the Board is one of the top achievers in Ontario. For more information about the York Region District School Board, please visit the Board website and follow @YRDSB on Twitter.
Keating Technologies, headquartered in Markham, Ontario is a three-time winner of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies Program. As Canada’s leading branch outsourcing service to the high technology industry, the company has been responsible for bringing more than $1 billion in technology products and services to Canadian businesses and consumers. Keating provides Total Market Management services, including sales, marketing, and customer support through its offices in Markham, Vancouver and Montreal. For more information, visit Keating’s web site at www.keating.com.