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Stream Global Manufacturing Events

Wed, Oct 07 – 3 PM STREAM World MFG Day Parent CafeJoin a conversation with education and industry leaders as we discuss career development through virtual learning and the future of work. Wed, Oct 14 – 3 PM STREAM World Women in MFG + Advanced Technology Panel Join a conversation with Women in MFG + […]

Access National Manufacturing Day Events

Oct 2 – 9 am PST Register here Creators Wanted: A Program for America’s Students Oct. 5 – 9 am PST Creators Wanted: National Teachers’ Day – A Program for America’s Teachers Creators Wanted: A Program for America’s Students The official anchor event for MFG Day 2020 events across the country, The Manufacturing Institute’s program–presented […]

Sierra College Applied Technologies to Locate in Renovated Building

Sierra College has started construction to renovate the “N” building on campus. As a result, Mechatronics, and Drafting and Engineering Support (DES) will relocate to the same facility as Welding and Advanced Manufacturing, making it easier for Applied Technologies students and faculty to collaborate. The project, funded through Strong Workforce, is expected to be complete […]

California Mobility Center will Train 500

The Sacramento City Council announced that more than $1.4 million in CARES Act funding will be used to launch the Workforce Training Career Pathways Program at the California Mobility Center (CMC). Over 500 people displaced from the labor force due to COVID-19 will access retraining through the center. The program includes job-readiness and technical training […]

Virtual Tours Offered on National Manufacturing Day

As part of National Manufacturing Day on October 2, 2020, over 260 Sacramento-area college and high school students will participate in 13 virtual tours of local advanced manufacturing companies. Across the country, manufacturers are hosting events on October 2 for National Manufacturing Day 2020. The goal is to attract students who like to create with […]

Shop Talk Sept. 8

The North Region Advanced Manufacturing initiative for California Community Colleges sponsors Shop Talk calls for educators. On Sept. 8, 2020 over 15 participants shared how they are engaging students remotely, and some of the technology they are using to offer instruction virtually. In addition, the group discussed how to attract women to manufacturing classes and […]

Tips for Attracting Women to Manufacturing

The California Community College Chancellors Office with CA Department of Education via Carl D. Perkins Special Populations Advisory Committee (JSPAC) has produced resources that can help employers and instructors attract women to manufacturing careers. Make a Difference for Nontraditional Students – Tools & Tips for Educators How to Attract Women to STEM Careers How to […]

September Edu2Mfg Update and Newsletter

In the September newsletter from the Advanced Manfuacturing North Region, we provide an update on: SVMI Virtual Manufacturing Career Day — Oct. 2 Shop Talk Virtual Meetups Support Remote Instruction Colleges Offer In-person Manufacturing Labs SVMI Partners to Offer Pre-Apprenticeship Program Continuing Education Offered by Business Partners Mini Design Competition Open to Students Carol Pepper-Kittredge […]

Recruiting Women to Manufacturing

National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology & Science (iWiTTS) will present a webinar on Recruiting Women to Manufacturing: From Intention to Action on Tuesday, September 8 at 10 am PT. Donna Milgram will present this webinar showing how two schools boosted female enrollment in Biotech and Automotive Manufacturing. Mount Wachusett Community College greatly increased […]