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Year in Pictures: 2021-2022

The excitement and fun of 2021-2022 clearly shows in the Explore Program’s newest photo book. We had a wonderful time meeting new students and reconnecting with educators as in-person programming was relaunched and expanded. Explore’s manufacturing and community and technical college partners helped us surpass our expectations by providing educational experiences that showcase career pathways in West Virginia’s manufacturing industry.

2021-2022 Explore the New Manufacturing Highlights:

  • New this year were four regional award ceremonies to celebrate student success and achievement.
  • The Explore Program engaged approximately 4,000 middle and high school students across West Virginia.
  • 61 manufacturing partners played a crucial role in helping students explore career opportunities and skills needed for industry jobs.
  • Retention of manufacturing partners totaled 85.4% for 2019-2021.

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Year in Pictures: 2019-2022

 
We had fun last year! New schools, new manufacturers, and most importantly participating students enjoyed Explore the New Manufacturing activities.
 
The Explore Program engaged more than 1,500 middle and high school students across West Virginia. Our efforts would not have been possible without the dedication and support of 52 manufacturers who worked with students and educators to increase the awareness of the industry's career options.
 
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Upcoming Dates

1 Dec
Explore Academy - Elkins
Date 12.01.2022
2 Dec
9 Dec
20 Dec
WVMAEF Executive Committee Meeting - Virtual
12.20.2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
21 Mar
WVMAEF Executive Committee Meeting - Virtual
03.21.2023 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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