Building the Future

Organizations Making a Real Difference!


Tech Center Profile:  Bradley Tech

Bradley Tech in Milwaukee is a role model for how kids can be motivated and trained to prepare for successful careers.

Grantmaker Profile:  The Collectors Foundation

Bob Knechel and his colleagues at the Collectors Foundation are using grants to fund community programs all over the country that are making a real difference for the next generation.

Tech Center Profile:  Middle Bucks Institute of Technology

An audio interview with MBIT leaders who describe how their working relationships with 350 local businesses, and a cross disciplinary approach to learning are propelling their students above the statewide averages, even in math!

USA Science and Engineering Festival

The nation's largest celebration of science and engineering will bring thousands of young people, parents, educators, businesses and featured performers in Washington on April 28-29, 2012.  Events around the country lead up to the exposition.  Don't miss this! and Joel Leonard hosted and produced by Joel Leonard, brings you face to face with people from welding experts to state policymakers talking about skills in America and around the world.  Short videos, great ideas and valuable insights make SkillTV a great web resource for everyone.

Jackson Area Manufacturers Association (JAMA)

JAMA, in south central Michigan, has developed of the most comprehensive and well thought-through training collaborations that offers opportunities for kids from elementary through high school and beyond. 

WoodLINKS USA An Industry Education Partnership

Through regional and national in-service programs, national certification and industry support, WoodLINKS USA provides educators with the tools and curriculum to teach the next generation relevant skills. With high school and post secondary sites in 16 states, we work with thousands of students every day.




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