MAKE IT : MANUFACTURING!
Bring local manufacturing to the forefront by showcasing the variety of local businesses that manufacture + inspire the businesses to connect with their public school future workforce.
Teach educators how their local manufacturing companies function and to inspire them to promote career awareness in their classroom and school.
Inspire teens to think realistically about summer positions, future goals and working in manufacturing.
fine October day in Ferndale's manufacturing district
self-selecting Teen on a field trip
giving time and expertise to the
workforce of the future!
10 dedicated school staff
volunteers + PxE support staff
in the Iron Ridge Marketplace District
SHOWCASE HIGHLIGHTS &
supply chain = rube goldberg machine!
Students put on their problem solving hats to move a ball from one end of the table to the other with its own momentum using a variety of materials of their own choosing.
Just like the manufacturing Supply Chain model, a goal is determined, a product is made and each component along the way sets up a system of resources to move a product or service from supplier to customer.
178 teens explore a variety of manufacturing company's
in their local area:
Food, High Tech testing equipment, 3D Printing + Solidworks design software, personal grooming products (entrepreneurs).
Jupiter Aerials flys a mini through the room!
OHM PROFESSIONAL TECHNICAL SURVEYOR
SURVEYS, VIDEO, REAL ESTATE SITE TOURS + MORE!
2019 FAMILY EVENT
Melissa Wilson & Sarah Cook
Overview of first two events
introduction of speakers
resources to help parents be advocates for their students.
+ maker / manufacturer
Mike Haddad, Owner
Discovered a problem and created a resolution without any previous experience in manufacturing and product design and sales.
career & Technical educational school
Angela Haley, Guidance Counselor
Shared information about how middle and early high school students at FPS could attend OTEC in the future and what programs the school offers.