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Forest Park Review

Proviso’s manufacturing teacher honored with two awards

Proviso West’s advanced manufacturing teacher honored for her outstanding work in educating Proviso students about the world of possibilities that can be unleashed through the manufacturing industry with not one, but two awards.


Foundation partners with schools in Hall Co

Students at Gainesville, West Hall, and Flowery Branch high schools are among those who will be able to use new manufacturing technology through the SME Education Foundation.

WWMT-TV Newschannel 3

Edwardsburg students learning manufacturing skills

Edwardsburg High school Students are getting a unique classroom opportunity. Kids can be a part of an industrial arts class that teaches them manufacturing skills used in the workforce.

IOScholarships Superheroes Podcast


This inspiring episode of IOScholarships Superheroes podcast features the SME Education Foundation’s Director of Institutional Giving, Christian Jensen, who is committed to growing and diversifying the skilled manufacturing workforce pipeline.

The Mining Journal

Hancock Public Schools awarded over $500,000

Hancock Public Schools has received more than half a million dollars in grants to develop coding, update the school’s public library and establish what is referred to as a PRIME School.