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Intro to Manufacturing Careers for Educators

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 evolving, and available career opportunities and pathways. Participants will also receive a tour of CCAT’s Advanced Manufacturing Center. This is a great workshop for educators of grades K-16 interested in learning about what manufacturing looks like today and how their students can get a head start on preparing for a rewarding career in the industry.

Registration is required and the cost to participate is $100 per person. Schools registering a group of ten or more participants will receive a reduced cost of $75 per person. This workshop will need a minimum of six attendees to run.

To register, please click here. 

The workshop is part of CCAT’s Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Workshops for Educators Series and will be held at CCAT’s Advanced Manufacturing Center on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Light refreshments will be provided.

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

Intro to Additive Technologies for Educators

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 workshop, you’ll learn about cutting-edge materials and technologies used in Additive Manufacturing and the variety of career opportunities for your students. 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.

Registration is required and the cost to participate is $100 per person. Schools registering a group of ten or more participants will receive a reduced cost of $75 per person. This workshop will need a minimum of six attendees to run.

To register, please click here. 

The workshop is part of CCAT’s Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Workshops for Educators Series and will be held at CCAT’s Advanced Manufacturing Center on Friday, November 22, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Light refreshments will be provided.

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

Cutting-Edge Technologies Showcased at Waterbury STEM/Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Expo

Cutting-Edge Technologies Showcased at Waterbury STEM/Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Expo

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Nov. 5, 2019 – The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) led Connecticut Dream It. Do It. team-building activities and a unique Interactive Zone to showcase manufacturing and new technologies at the Waterbury Regional Chamber’s STEM/Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Expo held November 1 at Naugatuck Valley…

CCAT participates in manufacturing-themed Reality Store event at Hartford Boys & Girls Club

CCAT participates in manufacturing-themed Reality Store event at Hartford Boys & Girls Club

Nearly 20 middle and high school students attended a manufacturing-themed, interactive, financial literacy event at the Boys & Girls Club in Hartford called The Reality Store on Tuesday, October 29.  Working with the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT), students were assigned different manufacturing occupations and had to make certain…

Manufacturing summit for female students hosted at Sacred Heart University

(CTPost, 10/22/19) – FAIRFIELD — If the precision machining shop at Platt Tech in Milford was light on female students on Tuesday, it’s because nearly half of them were representing at a Girls & Manufacturing Summit at Sacred Heart University. It was a program designed to convince more girls that math,…

Girls & Manufacturing Summit inspires middle and high school girls

Girls & Manufacturing Summit inspires middle and high school girls

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – October 23, 2019 – Nearly 100 middle and high school girls from around the state gained new insight into manufacturing and future career options at the 6th annual Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Making It Real: Girls & Manufacturing Summit held Tuesday, Oct. 22 at Sacred…

CCAT Provides Hands-On Activities For Waterbury Regional Chamber’s Stem/Advanced Manufacturing Expo

CCAT Provides Hands-On Activities For Waterbury Regional Chamber’s Stem/Advanced Manufacturing Expo

The following press release was distributed by the Waterbury Regional Chamber: WATERBURY, CT, October 18, 2019 — The Waterbury Regional Chamber’s 2019 STEM/Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Expo, set for Friday, Nov. 1, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Naugatuck Valley Community College, will include new interactive activities for students…

Manufacturing Expo & Career Fair Attracts Students and Job Seekers

Manufacturing Expo & Career Fair Attracts Students and Job Seekers

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – October 18, 2019 –  Students, families and job seekers explored the exciting field of manufacturing and gathered information about jobs and creative career opportunities at the Manufacturing Expo & Career Fair, a free, public event, held Thursday, Oct. 17 at Vinal Technical High School in Middletown.…

6th Annual Making It Real: Girls & Manufacturing Summit Sparks Focus on Future Careers

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – October 17, 2019 – Inquisitive middle and high school girls will gather to explore the innovative manufacturing industry at the 6th annual Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Making It Real: Girls & Manufacturing Summit on Tuesday, Oct. 22 in Fairfield, Conn. More than 125 middle and…

Explore Technology at Manufacturing Expo & Career Fair

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – October 15, 2019 –   Students and job seekers eager to learn about careers in manufacturing will get their questions answered at the Manufacturing Expo & Career Fair on Thursday, Oct. 17 from 4-6pm at Vinal Technical High School in Middletown. The Connecticut Center for Advanced…