K-12 Free membership
All three of our affiliate organization have a K-12 Free Perks program, which is open to all K-12 schools in the affiliate’s region. Through the K-12 Free Perks program, a school is able to become a member of their local affiliate at no cost and enjoy all the benefits of membership in the association. Member schools are encouraged to attend meetings and enjoy a no-cost meal, manufacturing tour, and the opportunity to engage with manufacturers!
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AMFA and CMMA have grant programs for K-12 schools in their service region. The grants are awarded for projects or activities that are related to manufacturing and/or STEM. Grant examples include FIRST worlds robotics, VEX robotics, welding equipment, fabrication labs, plasma tables, and more.
Youth Apprenticeship Toolkit
Learn more about creating a youth apprenticeship program in your school with this helpful toolkit. You will find information about creating a partnership with a manufacturer in your region, requirements, costs, contacts and other resources.
A FREE tool to connect education and Central Minnesota manufacturers for career exploration
The K12Navigator.org aggregates work-based learning resources that educators can integrate into classrooms or career counselors can integrate into workforce development programs. Manufacturers in the CMMA region can connect with eager learners and develop a talent pipeline.