The Berks Business Education Coalition actively seeks avenues for interested businesses, organizations, and individuals to engage directly with students. The Coalition partners with other community organizations, including the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance and the Berks County Workforce Development Board to support student achievement and expanded career awareness.

Opportunities are also provided to donate resources, cash and in-kind, to support educational improvement initiatives identified by the Coalition.  Donations to the Coalition are tax deductible.  Contributions through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit program constitute 40% of the Coalition’s operating budget.

Representatives from education, business or community-based organizations interest in educational improvement are eligible for membership in the Coalition.  For information on getting involved or joining the Coalition, please contact Dr. Solomon Lausch, executive director at or 610-372-6114.