Prepare Your Students for Rewarding Careers in Manufacturing

These professional development offerings provide opportunities for K-16 educators to learn more about modern manufacturing, Industry 4.0, and the rewarding career opportunities the industry offers.

EXPLORE & INSPIRE

Learn about today’s manufacturing technologies and reinvigorate your teaching strategies to inspire your students to build their Industry 4.0 skills. Tour CCAT’s Advanced Manufacturing Center in East Hartford to see the latest technologies in action and explore available career and educational resources

Professional Development Opportunities

Part of CCATs mission is to support educators in encouraging students to consider careers in STEM and advanced manufacturing. We do this by hosting tours of our Advanced Technology Center in East Hartford. If you are a teacher, counselor, or administrator, learn more about the exciting advances in manufacturing technologies and how they shape jobs of the future.

See for yourself what cutting-edge machinery and tools manufacturers are adding to their shop floors. Meet CCAT engineers and get an up-close look at 3D printers, scanners, cobots, and lasers. Network and gain insights on the future of manufacturing and how this might align with your students’ talent, skill, and interest.

UPCOMING TOURS:
FALL DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED! 

For more information, contact Eileen Candels, Director of Partnerships at (860) 558-5796

Watch this engaging presentation online anytime! Hear established, and up-and-coming industry leaders discuss creating a network of “Manufacturing MAKERS” who serve as industry advocates in communities across Connecticut. Let’s bring teachers and businesspeople together to develop partnerships that benefit students and strengthen the local workforce.

For more information, contact Eileen Candels, Director of Partnerships at (860) 558-5796

The National Center for Next Generation Manufacturing is hosting 2022 Webinar Series for Educators: Careers & Trends in Advanced Manufacturing. This series will cover careers and trends in manufacturing technologies and an overview of opportunities in welding, lasers and Industry 4.0.

Million Women Mentors-CT & The Connecticut Afterschool Alliance hosted this Virtual Coffee event about STEM Pathways. Learn about statewide programs designed to expose and raise awareness of career paths and futures in STEM among students.

Celebrate CT Manufacturing Month every day! Learn how to engage Connecticut students, especially females and others underrepresented in STEM, to pursue careers in modern manufacturing. Help guide students in identifying their talent, continue their education, and train for careers in CT.

Session 1: PEOPLE
Hear firsthand from women in manufacturing leadership roles about growth in Connecticut companies.

Raising awareness of manufacturing careers for all students, focusing on increasing access and engaging those underrepresented in STEM.

Session 2: PATHWAYS
Learn about Connecticut College of Technology pathways and experiences of rising employees.

Raising awareness of manufacturing careers for all students, focusing on increasing access and engaging those underrepresented in STEM.

Session 3: TECHNOLOGY
Discover emerging technologies that may align with the interest of your students and learn more about resources available through Connecticut College of Technology.

Raising awareness of manufacturing careers for all students, focusing on increasing access and engaging those underrepresented in STEM.

INTRODUCTION TO MANUFACTURING CAREERS FOR EDUCATORS

Over 4,000 manufacturing companies in Connecticut employ more than 160,000 workers. Discover how the industry is evolving through the nine Industry 4.0 technologies impacting industrial production and learn about career and educational pathways available to your students.

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 INTRODUCTION TO 3D PRINTING TECHNOLOGIES FOR EDUCATORS

The world of manufacturing has exploded with advancements in 3D printing. Go beyond the basics of desktop 3D printing and learn the latest additive technologies used in aerospace, medical, sustainable energy and modern manufacturing industries to share with your students.

MODERN INSPECTION TECHNOLOGIES FOR EDUCATORS

Learn about the advances in non-contact inspection systems, fundamentals of how they work, and their application across a variety of industries. Discover how this technology is helping to streamline processes and the rewarding careers this technology promises for students.

CONTACT US

For more information or to set up alternative days or times, please contact us at education@ccat.us.