Preparing for a Career in Advanced Manufacturing

It's never too late to begin your career development in the high-tech manufacturing world. Technically skilled employees are needed now more than ever, contrary to what you might read or be told! Learn more about different career pathways to help you prepare for a wide variety of advanced manufacturing occupations. There are so many educational options available to help you pursue opportunities within your region, in your state and across the country.

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Tooling U
Cleveland, OH is the leading online training provider focused on the unique needs of manufacturers. Our roots are in manufacturing, and our business started by recognizing the industry's specific needs. While some may report that "manufacturing is dead," or that "all the jobs are overseas," we recognize instead that manufacturing faces a challenge. Today's manufacturers are ready to compete, but to do so successfully, they need the right people, and they need the right knowledge.

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Wheeling High School
Wheeling, IL

Programs: PLTW Engineering, Advance Manufacturing and HTEC

Wheeling High School is a comprehensive high school with a STEM focus. STEM literate graduates are problem solvers, innovators and logical thinkers. Our STEM for ALL focus means that skills related to STEM such as problem solving, teamwork, scientific inquiry, technology and communication are purposely taught and reinforced throughout the curriculum. It means the skills and content delivered throughout has a broader context and facilitates the diagonal movement of students along a career program of study—occupational, technical, and professional—alongside the traditional academic pathway—preparatory, average, honors, and Advanced Placement.


Michael Geist
Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Instructor

Phone: 847-718-7000

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