Fairfield Grant Overview



Fairfield Junior-Senior High School

  • Grant funding: $12,917
  • Private match: $7,641
  • Sector(s): Advanced Manufacturing
    • Partners:
      • Fairfield High School (grantee), Wawasee Area Career and Technical Cooperative
      • Ivy Tech
          • Goshen Die Cutting (GDC), New Horizons Aviation
              • Conexus
                    • The grant curriculum utilizes the HIRE Technology Curriculum from Conexus.  Students will tour GDC facilities, job shadow, and intern with GDC. Additionally, guest speakers from GDC will be invited into the Conexus classes to talk with students about current trends and careers in Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics.  Courses will also help students with writing resumes and improving their interview skills.  Students will take exploratory technology and career courses in 7th and 8th grades to begin building a foundation for the Manufacturing and Logistics pathway.  The instructor for the proposed curriculum will be trained through a Conexus summer institute and will be considered a member of Ivy Tech's adjunct faculty.




                    Students in Introduction to Engineering class (above)


                    Students in Manufacturing and Logistics class (below)