Businesses and economic development organizations are supporting Sierra College’s effort to bring hands-on technical education into the classroom.
Get involved by donating equipment and scrap materials
, participating on advisory committees
, offering tours, job shadows and internships for students
and teachers, and speaking in classrooms.
Sierra College CACT can help employers in the Sacramento region seeking interns and employees. Talk to college and high school faculty who are training students with the skills local businesses are seeking and can put you in touch with prospective employees.
Sierra College math and welding faculty are better preparing technicians by infusing math lessons tied to welding projects into welding classes as a result of a National Science foundation grant in collaboration with University of West Virginia at Parkersburg. Read the Sierra College final report on the IGNITE project
Watch this movie about how Sierra College Mechatronics graduates contribute at Sacramento businesses.Youtube - Sierra College Mechatronics EMPLOYERS Source for Well Prepared Technicians
if you'd like to connect with Sierra College faculty in Engineering, Mechatronics, Welding, and Drafting & Engineering Support or Career Technical Education high school teachers in your area.