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Congressman Larson encourages CCAT Young Manufacturers Academy students to become pioneers

Congressman Larson encourages CCAT Young Manufacturers Academy students to become pioneers

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — Aug. 15, 2017 — Pointing to a future of manufacturing opportunities in the state of Connecticut, U.S. Rep. John Larson (CT-1) urged East Hartford and South Windsor students attending a program at Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT) to attain skills and jobs that will make…

Pratt & Whitney Ambassador Teaches YMA Kids About Rewarding Manufacturing Careers

Pratt & Whitney Ambassador Teaches YMA Kids About Rewarding Manufacturing Careers

Young Manufacturers got a glimpse into what it’s like to work in manufacturing from a talented engine mechanic from Pratt & Whitney. Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. (CTDIDI) Ambassador and Pratt & Whitney Lead Engine Mechanic Rhonda Leonard visited CCAT on July 27 to speak with the Young Manufacturers Academy students…

Letter to the Editor: Program changes perception of manufacturing careers

(New Haven Register, 7/26/17) The New Haven Register’s July 6 article, “Connecticut technical high school summer manufacturer’s academy teaches real skills,” was an enlightening look at the endless possibilities when introducing manufacturing to students at a young age. It opens their worlds to career prospects they may not have otherwise…

Young Manufacturers Learn To Code at CCAT

Young Manufacturers Learn To Code at CCAT

Future manufacturers are getting an early look into a widening field of opportunities by learning how to code at CCAT as a part of Connecticut. Dream It. Do It’s Young Manufacturers Academy. The Young Manufacturers Academy (YMA) is an innovative, customizable program for grade 6-8 students that develops awareness of and interest…

Congresswoman Esty Visits Young Manufacturers Academy

Congresswoman Esty Visits Young Manufacturers Academy

5th District of Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty visited a Young Manufacturers Academy program at Kaynor Technical High School in Waterbury, Connecticut this morning. YMA programs, run by CCAT in partnership with the Connecticut Technical High School system and supported with funding from the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development’s…

Young Manufacturers Academy

The 2016 Young Manufacturers Academy offered to 7th through 9th graders, is an innovative first-hand experience to the high-tech world of manufacturing. Led by the Connecticut Center of Advanced Technology, students will be given an opportunity to practice and participate in fun, hands-on workshops. At the Young Manufacturers Academy your child will learn how next generation manufacturing facilities operate.

The Academy is a free program made possible by the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development’s Manufacturing Innovation Fund.

The waitlist for the June 27-July 8 session at Prince Technical High School is open.