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July 2016

Young Manufacturers Academy

July 25, 2016 - August 4, 2016
Kaynor Technical High School, 43 Tompkins St
Waterbury, CT 06708 United States
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Limited space available

The 2016 Young Manufacturers Academy offered to 7th through 9th graders, is an innovative first-hand experience to the high-tech world of manufacturing.

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Young Manufacturers Academy

July 25, 2016 - August 4, 2016
CCAT, Inc., 222 Pitkin Street
East Hartford, CT 06108 United States
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Limited space available

The 2016 Young Manufacturers Academy offered to 7th through 9th graders, is an innovative first-hand experience to the high-tech world of manufacturing.

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Coding Connections

July 25, 2016 - July 29, 2016
Simpson-Waverly School, 55 Waverly St
Hartford, CT 06112 United States
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CCAT presents the new 2016 Coding Connections program that will introduce young students to computer programming, reinforce math and science skills, and encourage creative problem-solving and teamwork. Coding connections students will participate in exciting hands-on workshops using LEGO WeDo software, building their own robots, and developing computer programs to control the robots! Real programmers and developers will show students how computer code is written and the variety of programs and applications that can be created. Coding Connections is open to…

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August 2016

Young Manufacturers Academy

August 8, 2016 - August 18, 2016
Emmett O’Brien Technical High School, 141 Prindle Ave
Ansonia, CT 06401 United States
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The 2016 Young Manufacturers Academy offered to 7th through 9th graders, is an innovative first-hand experience to the high-tech world of manufacturing.

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Young Manufacturers Academy

August 8, 2016 - August 18, 2016
Platt Technical High School, 600 Orange Ave
Milford, CT 06461 United States
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The 2016 Young Manufacturers Academy offered to 7th through 9th graders, is an innovative first-hand experience to the high-tech world of manufacturing.

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FOCUS Professional Development Program

August 9, 2016 - August 11, 2016
CCAT, Inc., 222 Pitkin Street
East Hartford, CT 06108 United States
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The 2016 FOCUS (Facilitating Ongoing Content Understanding in STEM) professional development program invites middle school STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) content-area educators to participate in this summer’s “FOCUS: Engineering and NGSS” workshops. Participants will learn how to incorporate engineering design into their curriculum and practice at this program. By using initiation phenomena, science and engineering practices, and crosscutting concepts, middle school teachers learn disciplinary core ideas in alignment with the newly adopted Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).  FOCUS is a…

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November 2019

New England Makers Summit 2019 – NEMS2019

November 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Makerspace CT, 960 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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The Maker Movement empowers people, businesses and communities across the U.S. and around the globe. We have greater access to the hardware and technology needed to design and make anything imaginable. Spirited and inclusive Maker communities are rising in urban areas everywhere, as the tools and tech available to passionate and creative people become more powerful, less expensive, and easier to use. How do these trends impact cities? New England Maker Summit 2019 brings together experts in city planning, Maker…

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ACM Aerospace Industry Future Workforce Opportunities Fair

November 20, 2019 @ 8:15 am - 11:30 am
Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Now in it’s 12th year, we welcome your school or educational organization to join us again at the ACM Aerospace Industry Future Workforce Opportunities Fair this November! This year, ACM is partnering with Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. to add interactive stations to engage students and raise awareness about manufacturing.  Last year, nearly 600 students, teachers and school counselors from over 30 schools attended and this year we hope to have over 1,000 middle school and high school and college students participate.…

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Intro to Additive Technologies for Educators

November 22, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
CCAT Advanced Manufacturing Center, 409 Silver Lane
East Hartford, CT 06118 United States
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This workshop is an excellent opportunity for any educator interested in going beyond desktop 3D printing and learning about the latest technologies and future of advanced manufacturing. Today’s manufacturing industry offers a variety of career opportunities for students with interests in art, gaming, inventing, building, and more. There are nearly 4,000 manufacturing companies in Connecticut that employ over 160,000 workers, and training for a manufacturing career is now easily accessible and facilitates a clear pathway for career growth. In this…

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December 2019

Intro to Manufacturing Careers for Educators

December 18, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
CCAT Advanced Manufacturing Center, 409 Silver Lane
East Hartford, CT 06118 United States
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This workshop will discuss manufacturing in Connecticut, how the industry has changed, and available career opportunities and pathways. Today’s manufacturing industry offers a variety of career opportunities for students with interests in art, gaming, inventing, building, and more. There are nearly 4,000 manufacturing companies in Connecticut that employ over 160,000 workers, and training for a manufacturing career is now easily accessible and facilitates a clear pathway for career growth. This workshop will discuss manufacturing in Connecticut, how the industry is…

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