PREPARE YOUR STUDENTS FOR REWARDING CAREERS IN MANUFACTURING

The Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Workshops for Educators Series provides 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 in a hands-on environment.

Upcoming Workshops

We are currently offering a series of FREE online workshops for educators. To register, please click on the specific date and time below.

BEST PRACTICES FOR INTEGRATING MANUFACTURING ACTIVITIES IN YOUR VIRTUAL CLASSROOMS

Become empowered to effectively lead and facilitate STEM engagements using best practices of online learning pedagogy to build your students’ Industry 4.0 skills. In this highly interactive workshop, Dr. Rory McGloin, Ph. D., owner and Chief Consultant of RPM Communication Consulting, LLC. will help you maximize student engagement while learning about modern manufacturing in Connecticut.

Friday, July 17 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Friday, August 7 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Promoting STEM/Manufacturing in the Virtual Classroom: A Deeper Dive into the Development of an Engaging Virtual Session

Join CCAT and RPM Communication Consulting, LLC. for a deep dive on using digital channels to implement manufacturing activities in your virtual classrooms. Learn strategies to empower you and your students to explore STEM in a virtual setting using features such as annotations, breakout rooms, polls, and video spotlights.

Tuesday, July 28 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Wednesday, August 12 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

The workshops listed above are in collaboration with RPM Communication Consulting, LLC. Space is limited to 25 participants per workshop. Preference will be given to Connecticut K-16 educators.

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. Career and educational pathways available to your students and resources for your classroom will be provided.

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Thursday, July 16 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Tuesday, August 4 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

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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.

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Monday, July 20 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

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, including aerospace, medical, consumer products, architecture and cultural heritage. Discover how this technology is helping to streamline processes and the rewarding careers this technology promises for students.

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Friday, July 24 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

In-person Workshops & Tours

Workshop Location: Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. •  222 Pitkin Street, East Hartford CT

Workshops and tours at our East Hartford locations are currently suspended due to COVID-19. Please check back later for future opportunities.

CCAT’s Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMC) is an export compliant facility. Please review the guidelines for all AMC visitors at ccat.us/AMC-visitors/. To view our refund, discount, and waiver policies, please visit ccat.us/workshop-policies/.

CONTACT US

For more information or to set up alternative days or times, please contact Kristi Oki at (860) 282-4907 or koki@ccat.us.