National Apprenticeship Week @ Burrell High School

It’s National Apprenticeship Week! Catalyst Connection celebrated this past Tuesday, November 15th at Burrell High School with students currently enrolled in our Industrial Manufacturing Technician (IMT) Pre-Apprenticeship Program. We also worked with a few...

IMT Pre-Apprenticeship Overview Video is here!

Thank you to Jenny from IU1, Randy from Nazareth Prep, and Tim from Blackhawk High School for participating in the creation of this video. Also, major thank you to Paul Ruggieri for creating this wonderful video for us! If you are interested in participating in this...

Interview with local company Ecotone Renewables

Who are you and what does your company make? Kyle Wyche | Chief Operating Officer at Ecotone Renewables. Ecotone Renewables is a Pittsburgh Pa, based startup company with the mission is to make sustainable food and agriculture systems more accessible and prevalent. We...

The Explore Team Visits Nazareth Prep

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,...

Blackhawk Students Complete IMT Pre-Apprenticeship

These five students have successfully completed our state registered IMT Pre-Apprenticeship program. This pre-apprenticeship program includes Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Safety and Quality modules. From all of us at Catalyst Connection –...