This partnership has gained praise for the way it prepares students to fill high-skilled aerospace manufacturing positions. It was named a 2013 Georgia Youth Apprenticeship Unique Private-Public Partnership of the Year and a finalist for the 2012 Georgia STEM Partnership of the Year.
Read what ACTE members have to say below:
“The latest profile in the ACTE Taking Business to School series answers the call for increasing apprenticeship as a pathway to career and economic success, closing the skills gap in manufacturing, and eliminating the disconnect between industry, education, and post-secondary training. This is the result when all players are at the table and engaged.”
-Alex Gromada, ACTE Trade & Industrial Education Division Leader
“This article effectively illustrates the importance of work-based learning partnerships that allow students to develop real world engineering, technology, and critical thinking skills. The ACTE eTED division membership envisions STEM related skills as the cornerstone of innovative practices and a sound vibrant economy.”
-Paul Asunda, ACTE Engineering & Technology Education Division Leader
The latest profile in the ACTE Taking Business to School series demonstrates that its not business as usual in our nation’s schools when it comes to partnerships that matter for our student’s success
-Juli Gilyard, ACTE Region II Leader
Previously in our Taking Business to School series:
Learn more about how ACTE works with Business and Industry at our Business and Industry partnerships page.