Dynamic Careers in STEM & Manufacturing- Feb 2021 – WATCH NOW

Dynamic Careers in STEM & Manufacturing” recording is now available! CT Chief Manufacturing Officer Colin Cooper shares industry overview and how manufacturing has transformed. Asst. Superintendent Marco Famiglietti leads an engaging Q&A with Colin, CEO/Presidents, employees (including Morgan grad), and Morgan staff (starts @19.20). Learn about opportunities with local, global manufacturers, what they look for (teaser: curiosity, willingness to learn, problem solvers, strong work ethic), and a typical day. Experience is not critical, manufacturers offer training! Great company cultures too! There is a strong demand for high paying jobs and careers in a variety of fields!

Free, online, interactive forum for students and parents. Learn how manufacturing has transformed into an advanced industry that offers great paying jobs and exciting STEM career opportunities; opportunities with global companies located in our backyard.

9,000 Connecticut high school students graduate every year who are neither going to college nor into the military, and this is a pool that the industry should tap into through high school manufacturing pathways programs.

According to Marco Famiglietti, CPS Asst. Superintendent, “Local advanced manufacturers have expressed the need for a workforce that has a strong work ethic and the ability to work collaboratively, problem-solve, and think creatively. These skills are in direct alignment with Clinton Public Schools Foundation Skills and Competencies which are the core of the educational experience for a Morgan School graduate.”

Asst. Superintendent Famiglietti will lead a panel discussion with local and state experts, including Colin Cooper, State Chief Manufacturing Officer and former owner of Whitcraft Aerospace (Ashford, CT); Oliver Bausch, President, Bausch Advanced Technologies Group (Clinton CT); Phil Williams, President, Kenyon International, Inc. (Clinton, CT); Gus Kellogg, Chief Operating Officer, Roper Thermals, (Clinton CT); and Mark Richards, Partner, Preferred Foam Products, LLC, (Clinton, CT). The panel will also include an employed Morgan graduate.

The presentation will include company tours videos, an overview of Clinton Public Schools and Clinton Manufacturing Coalition initiatives, high school graduate interviews, information about job shadowing, internships, apprenticeships and career opportunities, and will be followed by a Q&A.

Some Morgan students may receive credit for attending the information session. Students should ask Guidance for details. Eliot students and parents are also encouraged to attend.

This event is free and open to the public. No registration required. Questions? Email lcolebank@gmail.com

To join Zoom meeting: https://zoom.us/j/96137346938…
Meeting ID: 961 3734 6938
Passcode: 084015
Or join by phone:
Dial: +1 646 558 8656
Meeting ID: 961 3734 6938
Passcode: 084015

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