“People in Michigan woke up some time ago to the fact the auto industry is a tech industry,” said Anderson, who ranks the North American International Auto Show among the best technology shows in the world.
It offers scholarships of up to $25,000 to students seeking auto industry-related degrees in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM), or other eligible fields related to the automotive industry.
After school programs play a crucial role in educating the next generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians.
The Ford Fund and United Auto Workers donated $200,000 to help further science, technology, engineering, arts and math in Detroit Public Schools.
CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
Athletes for Charity, Tata Technologies and the Detroit Lions have joined together to bring the STEM Youth Literacy Program to Detroit Public Schools.
With their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.
Today’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.
Kevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.
More than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months, according to the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.