Technology and Engineering Education
MHI Student Days at ProMat 2019 April 10 - 11, 2019 Chicago, IL
For the 16th consecutive year, MHI is partnering with the College Industry Council on Material Handling Education (CICMHE), Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) and the Material Handling Education Foundation (MHEFI) to present Student Days at ProMat 2019. With gracious sponsorships from 5 MHI members, over 250 students will have the opportunity to attend ProMat, gain insights about what it’s like to work in the industry and network with other young professionals.
“Student Days” is a series of events for CTE, High School, and University students to engage with industry professionals in real-world discussions about the technologies and the skill sets required for the supply chain, material handling and logistics industry. Students and faculty members will have the opportunity to learn about the industry, hear about the latest innovations and disruptions, and network with industry leaders. MHI is excited to connect material handling and supply chain employers with the workforce of the future. Registration deadline is Feb 28. Travel grants are available on a first come, first served basis. Also, this organization has an Equipment Donation Program. Anyone with a working lab can be placed on the contact list for supply chain equipment donations. Students must be age 16 or over to participate.
Summer 2019 Workshops
Legendary Projects: Model Boats for STEM June 3-6, 2019 Normal, IL
Tentative: DIY Automation June 24-25, 2019 Normal, IL
Mathematics in CTE June 26-27, 2019 Normal, IL
The CTE DIVISION at the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), has worked to provide resources for educators and student teachers through the Innovative Curriculum Project. All resources are deposited at the www.Ilcte.Org site for easy access. The mission of this web site resource is for enhancement and instructional program improvement in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs throughout Illinois by aligning lessons with academic learning standards, workplace skills, and occupational skills standards..