Date Changed!! Registration time extended. New Date: Friday, March 3rd, 2017 Registration deadline is Thursday, February 23, 2017.River Valley Community College and NHSTA Invite you to the 2nd in a Series: When Worlds Collide: Developing Partnerships Between Industry and the ClassroomFriday, March 3rd, 2017 Machine Tool Lab, River Valley Community College, 438 Washington Street, Keene, NH 03431The 21st century is bringing challenges to both industry and education. While STEM initiatives abound, industry is asking why new employees are lacking in basic skills, both academic and “soft”.This workshop will bring together teachers, employers in advanced manufacturing fields, and community college faculty involved in career training opportunities and pathways. Teachers will learn what modern manufacturing looks like in NH and will tour the local Corning and Maxcess/Tidland industrial sites to get a "real-life" understanding of whereour students' educational paths can lead.K-12 teachers will have the opportunity to connect with college educators, career technical trainers, K-12 peers, and interact with those who work, train, and hire in the field. Teachers will also be presented with a hands-on design challenge that supports the STEM initiative and Engineering Design Process. This workshop is appropriate for all educators grade pre-k through 12. What you do in your classroom matters! No matter the age of your students, understanding where your classroom fits into the future is important! Do your part in helping your students be prepared for the fantastic clean and exciting career opportunities New Hampshire’s Manufacturing Companies have to offer! The workshop will take place at The Machine Tool Lab, River Valley Community College, 438 Washington Street, NH on Friday, March 3rd, 2017 beginning at 8:00 am and continuing until 2:30 pm. Breakfast snacks and lunch will be provided.Schedule of Events8-8:30am: Registration - Register, breakfast snacks 8:30-9am: Opening Remarks from Associate VP of Academic Affairs and Machine Tool Instructor9-11:00am: Design Process Hands-On Activity. To include hands on design challenge for teachers to demonstrate processes/skills that can be integrated into curriculum. 11am-12pm: Lunch and Industry Panel. Field any questions/comments/discussions regarding the program and our industry partners, the needs of manufacturing in the state, essential skills/skills gap, etc. This would just be a great opportunity for discussion between industry and K-12 educators.12-12:30pm: Travel time. Carpool to manufacturing facilities12:30-2:30pm: Tour of an Optical Fabrication facility and a manufacturer of customized chucks and spindles.Cost for members: $40.00, nonmembers $75.00 (includes a one-year membership).Limited to 20 participants.6 hours of professional development.Workshop site: Machine Tool Lab, River Valley Community College, 438 Washington Street, Keene, NH 03431WHEN: Friday, March 3rd, 2017 - Registration deadline is Thursday, February 23, 2017.If you have questions, comments e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org!
Friday, March 3, 2017 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Machine Tool Lab, River Valley Community College438 Washington StreetKeene, New Hampshire 03431888-748-3313 (messages only)
New Hampshire Science Teachers Association
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