First piloted in 2021, Making Inspiration is a program with the purpose to inspire and give students a sense of accomplishment with knowledge of manufacturing skills and careers. This program is funded by the Arconic Foundation and led by CodeJoy.
We are hopeful to continue this program into 2022 and beyond.
Pilot Program Participation
9 School Districts
Pilot Program Teacher Feedback
Roxie Furlong, Brownsville School District: “This was a great experience for us!”
Courtney Barbiaux, Burrell School District: “Thank you for the great class the other day! The kids loved it! Any ideas on how to extend it? They want to come back this week.”
Ian Finn, Moon Area Middle School: “Thanks so much for the interactive presentation on Monday. The engagement was great. It was nice that the kids could directly interact with your presentation.”
Manufacturing Innovation Challenge
WSCAM Middle School Video Contest
Today the Explore the New Manufacturing Team, accompanied by the IU1 Fab Lab Team, went to Nazareth Prep to speak with students currently enrolled in the IMT Pre-Apprenticeship Program. The morning was filled with a ton of information about careers in manufacturing,...