• Identify a purpose or needs for their STEM / Manufacturing program
• Identify possible participants for a professional board
• Brainstorm the inner workings of a program that would fit their needs
• Identify areas of STEM / Manufacturing focus and learner outcomes
• Identify possible strategic industry and academic partnerships
• Discuss concerns, questions, and answers
Furthermore, participants learned how to create successful STEM / Manufacturing programs that utilize advanced manufacturing technologies. In their presentation, Aaron and Kenneth included educational videos and real classroom projects. In addition, participants learned how to set up a Makerspace in their school or college, to support students and staff. Handouts were provided to participants to take back to their schools or colleges.