Advancing In Manufacturing (AIM)/EFSC Manufacturing Advisory Council Quarterly Meeting: 5/4/17

ATTENTION: Manufacturing Industry Representatives, Educational Partners and Community Stakeholders

You’re invited to the the next AIM meeting.

WHEN:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

WHERE:  Bayside High School, 1901 Degroodt Road Southwest, Palm Bay, FL 32908

Parking at Bayside High School

WHAT:  Quarterly Manufacturing Sector Strategy meeting with industry initiatives updates


Program Highlights:  Building the Manufacturing Talent Pipeline– Bayside High School Manufacturing Academy is open for business. Brevard Public Schools listened to manufacturers and we now have a manufacturing career pathway for High School students. Come meet some students, tour the facility and learn about the programs being offered!Janice Scholtz, Brevard High School CTE Director will discuss the focus on building the manufacturing talent pipeline and how YOU can get involved to change the perceptions of manufacturing in our young adults.

Kevin Carr, CEO FloridaMakes will give us an overview of the Advanced Manufacturing Leadership Council initiatives and recommendations for a statewide coordinated effort to develop education pathways and develop regional pilot programs.
Learn about Eastern Florida State College’s new TechHire grant that will provide education funding for manufacturing training!
2017 Brevard Skills Gap Survey Report– We continue to address ongoing training challenges for area manufacturers. We need to hear your voice on these matters to effect change. Get involved -take this brief survey – click on this link now to complete the short manufacturing skills survey.

There will be a tour of the Bayside Manufacturing Academy and Training Facilities!

This meeting will be held while school is in session. You must bring your valid ID for admittance. School dismisses at 3:30pm. We will end the meeting promptly at 3:00 so attendees can avoid the student exit traffic.