Gateway Academy wins Progressive Manufacturing 100 Award.
Press Release Summary:
February 19, 2010 - The Gateway Academy has been selected winner of sixth annual Progressive Manufacturing 100 Awards, selected by Managing Automation Media, a Thomas Publishing Company, LLC publication. Week-long academy for 6th-8th graders offers project-based, hands-on curriculum designed by Project Lead The Way to introduce students to fundamentals of science, technology, engineering, and math. In 2009, SME Education Foundation held 237 Gateway Academies and reached over 4,800 students in 28 states.
Original Press Release
Gateway Academy Hits Stride -- Wins Progressive Manufacturing 100 Award
Press release date: February 17, 2010
Managing Automation Media, a division of Thomas Publishing Company, LLC, provides a complete set of decision-support informational tools for executives and technology decision-makers at progressive manufacturers - companies that are using information and automation technologies to transform their businesses and create a sustainable competitive advantage. In North America with Managing Automation, and now also in EMEA with Manufacturing Executive, it delivers access to the most influential decision-makers in manufacturing. Additional information can be found at managingautomationmedia.com About Gateway Academy:
The concept of the Gateway Academy was created in a partnership between the SME Education Foundation and Project Lead The Way, a not-for-profit organization that promotes engineering courses for middle and high school students. In 2009, the SME Education Foundation held 237 Gateway Academies and reached over 4,800 students in 28 states. Their goal is to increase to 300 Gateway Academies in 2010. For more information about the Gateway Academy program, contact Project Lead the Way at firstname.lastname@example.org About Project Lead The Way:
Project Lead The Way (PLTW), a national 501c3, not-for-profit educational program, prepares middle and high school students to be the most innovative and productive leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Through an engaging, hands-on curriculum, PLTW encourages the development of problem-solving skills, critical thinking, creative and innovative reasoning, and a love of learning. Visit www.pltw.org About the SME Education Foundation:
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation - created in 1979, is dedicated to the advancement of manufacturing education and preparing the next generation of manufacturing engineers and technologists. Thanks to the generosity of its partners including corporations, organizations, foundations and individual donors, the Foundation has awarded more than $29 million since 1980 in awards, scholarships and youth programs. For more information visit www.smeef.org and our award-winning web site designed for young people - www.ManufacturingisCool.com