Eaton Young Manufacturers Academy
The Eaton Young Manufacturers Academy is a week-long project-based learning program that engages middle school and high school students and helps them discover the world of manufacturing. The academy focuses on the steps in the manufacturing process and helps students understand the importance of problem solving, communication and team work. Students meet with representatives from local manufacturers during the week and learn more about career opportunities in manufacturing. Students participating in the program work on projects throughout the week. The projects are designed to help the students apply the knowledge and skills they learn during the academy.
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What a great event – and it’s still going on!! Enjoy the following overview with pictures and survey results.
This year we had a wonderful Eaton YMA – at home! After consulting with students, parents, and teachers, Dream It. Do It. WNY created an at-home academy for 36 area […]
This year’s Summer Eaton Young Manufacturers Academy was inspired by the vision of Eaton and the Eaton Charitable Organization: To improve the quality of life and the environment, and to […]
Awesome students! Awesome teachers!! Awesome manufacturers!!! Awesome week!!!! Thank you, Eaton, for a wonderful week for our future manufacturers. We have a few spots left for the July 8 – […]
What an awesome week! This summer’s Eaton YMA was a great success with over thirty children working with area teachers, interns, and area manufacturers to learn about local career opportunities […]
The second annual Eaton Young Manufacturers Academy and fourth annual Sledding Snow Down were held once again at MTI@JCC in February, 2018. Due to unseasonable weather conditions (no snow in February!), thirty […]
Eric Swartwout of Eaton CPSD recently presented a $10,000 contribution to members of the DIDI Cattaraugus Executive Board in support of the Eaton Young Manufacturers Academy, coordinated by Dream It […]
Thank you to Eaton CPSD and Jamestown Community College for the YMA and Great Sledding Snow Down of 2017. See attached for some great pictures and a summary of the […]