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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 workforce will be retiring in the next 10 years. In Geauga County, 193 manufacturers are...
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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 Together Foundation for its RoboBots program. Through the RoboBots program, students work with a manufacturing...
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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 walk away with a deeper, real-world understanding of science. Of technology. Of engineering. Of math....
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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 businesses, school districts, students and the general public to view and track experiential learning opportunities...
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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 at CWRU, but there’s an online version that’s about $29/month. Lakeland Summer Camps (STEM) –...
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