Steps Along A Robotics Technology Career Pathway

David Landis, Stan Komacek, Carol Adukaitis, Robin Shoop
2008 Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings   unpublished
Department of Education, and high schools and Career and Technical Centers across western PA. The team's mission is to provide programs for students and teachers designed to grow a technically-trained, mathematically-competent workforce in a region with a rich manufacturing history and a steadily emerging robotics industry. Over a three-year period, the Phase II plans are to expand across PA, develop a Robotics Technician Certificate, offer a Robotics Engineering Technology associate degree
more » ... ssociate degree that articulates into baccalaureate degrees, provide K-12 STEM teacher professional development, and develop advanced placement opportunities with a "college in the high school" program. The largest gains will come from improving teacher competency, which will increase both the quality and quantity of students successfully pursuing robotics technology and engineering degree programs.
doi:10.18260/1-2--3312 fatcat:vsm64yuq7vf2xpqmsbi7sfwihq