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NEXTWORK Since 2015, representatives from the manufacturing sector, K-12 education, and higher education have been working collaboratively to form a partnership to improve career and workforce development in Lake and Geauga Counties. Manufacturing is 40% of Lake County’s workforce, supporting over 33,000 jobs and it is estimated that 25% (or over 8,000 jobs) of the...
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Alliance for Working Together Foundation Receives AT&T Aspire Contribution for RoboBots Program Funding will help students understand how STEAM skills can benefit their future careers   MENTOR, Ohio (Oct. 19, 2017) — AT&T* was joined today by State Sen. John Eklund for the announcement of a $6,000 AT&T Aspire contribution to the Alliance for Working...
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AWT is so proud to be a part of the National Robotics League. The new brand, Full-Contact Innovation, summarizes why combat robotics is a big part of what we do. “Sparks fly. Metal crunches. A wheel pops free and ricochets off the Lexan barrier. Competitors grimace—then grin. And in the aftermath of battle, the participants...
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Recently it was announced that Knowtion was selected to create and build the platform for the Lake-Geauga Manufacturing K12 Partnership project. “Knowtion is proud to announce that it will be architecting, co-developing, and deploying a fully responsive experiential learning platform for K-12 (41 school districts). Set to launch in September 2017, the platform will enable...
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  Some of you asked me about other camps besides SMI  where kids get to build things, or learn STEM skills –   they are starting an SMI in Cuyahoga County soon! Here’s our list of STEM camps in the area.   ID Tech: Engineering, robotics, coding ect:  ages 6 & up – only available...
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We salute Tri-C for its innovation and commitment to manufacturing careers!  Here’s where we found the article, and here’s the text. Tri-C’s award-winning Manufacturing Technology Center of Excellence provides students with an accelerated pathway to completion and a pipeline to industry through training in high-demand areas. Through this Center, the College serves as the catalyst for...
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Sounds like a great name for a children’s book, doesn’t it? But thanks to the NRL’s relationship with Craftsman Tools, AWT was able to pass along word of the Craftsman Rumble. Craftsman Tools has offered to twelve National Robotics League teams $2500 in a Craftsman Tools Grant for tools, storage and more – all these...
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WIRE-Net asked us to let you know that on March 1st,  they will be having an information session regarding CNC apprenticeships.  WIRE-Net’s apprenticeship consortium model means that they handle the state paperwork with ODE.  It’s a pretty cool program!   “WIRE-Net plans to launch our second apprenticeship consortium to support employer training for CNC Machinists....
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