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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Society of Manufacturing Engineers - Education Foundation
Dearborn, MI

The SME Education Foundation is committed to giving the next generation the proficiency they need to be successful in a world of unprecedented technological change and global competition.

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Monroe County Area Technology Center
Tompkinsville, KY

Programs: Welding Technology

Welcome to the Monroe County Area Technology Center website. It is our desire to provide up-to-date information on this site that will assist you.

The faculty and staff of Monroe County ATC are excited about the opportunity to serve the needs of all students pursuing technical education and skills training. As a student at the area technology center, one can obtain technical skills training that leads to a successful post high school transition. Training is provided in seven technical programs. These programs include automotive technology, carpentry, electricy, health science, office technology, welding, and woods manufacturing.

Each program at the ATC provides students with an opportunity to participate in a student organization. Recognized as an integral part of the technical education curriculum, career and technical student organizations provide a unique program of career and leadership development, motivation and recognition exclusively for secondary and post secondary students enrolled in technical education. Monroe County ATC is fortunate to have three active student organizations including Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), and SkillsUSA.


Lee Wall

Phone: 270-487-8261

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