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Signature Programs

Manufacturing Connect

Manufacturing Connect’s high school program is called Manufacturing Career and College Connect (M3C), which currently serves Austin College and Career Academy (formerly Austin Polytechnical Academy). M3C serves 9th-12th graders by providing 12 interrelated career pathways program element services and activities for its participants. It links high schools to real opportunities in the surrounding manufacturing sector that benefit the school and its students, the surrounding community, and local manufacturers. Read More

Chicagoland Manufacturing Renaissance Council

Formed in 2005, the Chicagoland Manufacturing Renaissance Council (CMRC) is a public-private partnership committed to a shared vision of sustainable and restorative development oriented towards advanced manufacturing. Read More