A federal/state government tuition assistance program is needed. Only provide tuition assistance to individuals who will receive the education needed to fill jobs available now and in the near future.
One of the most important factors to influence Pittsburgh manufacturing growth is the local workforce have the needed technology to match manufacturing needs .SME(Society of Manufacturing Engineers) is helping to provide this through PRIME. SME needs support to accomplish this effectively . When STEM is part of PRIME, STEM is more effective. PRIME does not only address education for engineering in manufacturing but addresses marketing,accounting, human resources and other company functions.
Indiana County Technology Center teaching STEM confirm their SME PRIME (Partnership Response In Manufacturing Education) Nomination for the 2016/17 school year. Our SME Chapter needs your support.
This will give you an idea of what ICTC will be doing to become a PRIME School.Your thoughts.
Society of Manufacturing Engineers Pittsburgh Chapter Chair
Society of Manufacturing Engineers Membership Consultant