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This is our 8th newsletter related to the manufacturing sector in the San Diego-Imperial Region. As always, our goal is to improve student’s success in the labor market through educator engagement where we will aim to update, expand, and align K-16 career educational pathways. Here, you'll find news, resources for distance learning, best practices, upcoming events, industry-related virtual panels or tours, and job opportunities for your students!

Employment Opportunities for Your Students & Your Network
  • QA/QC Inspector
  • Lab Operator
  • Program Manager
Located in San Diego, Microtek develops various devices that could help with life science research. 

How to Apply: It's not on LinkedIn/Indeed yet and I'm gathering information. Email us for more information! 

Internship Opportunities for Your Students & Your Network
Aquacycl is a San Diego-based startup providing advanced technology solutions for the treatment of high-strength wastewater. Click on links above for job descriptions and requirements. Email resumes to
Upcoming Events!

Advanced Manufacturing Professional Development
Registration coming soon!

(We have prizes to RAFFLE off... FESTO Bionics, VEX Robotics, Books...)
The annual advanced manufacturing professional development is happening on September 23 and 24, 2020 starting at 1:00 PM for 2-2.5 hours. SAVE THE DATE :)
  • 2-day virtual PD is for K-14 educators and administrators to learn about Advanced Manufacturing sector and how to use Design Thinking to Revolutionize Learning for our students
  • Attendees will participate in the following informative and interactive activities:
    • Keynote: “Using Design Thinking to Revolutionize Learning”
    • Panel Discussions: How to Measure Competencies in a Virtual Space + Essential Skills
    • Panel Discussions: Top industry-recognized Certificates - continuous personal improvement + job advancement
    • Panel Discussions: Equity and Inclusion in the Manufacturing & Engineering Fields
    • Virtual Manufacturing Facility Tour
Manufacturing Month: Careers in Manufacturing Employer Series
Registration coming soon!
Open to K-14 students, parents and educators in the San Diego and Imperial Region. The goal of these virtual sessions is to highlight the different careers in manufacturing and engineering in San Diego & Imperial Counties. Schedule:
  1. October 7th, 2020                 2-3 pm
  2. October 14th, 2020               2-3 pm
  3. October 21st, 2020               2-3 pm
  4. October 28th, 2020               2-3 pm

LAST WEEK: Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 3:00 PM PST

The Best-kept Secret of Management: Lean Six Sigma
Webinar speakers include:
  • Jorge Garcia, Managing Director, Lean Six Sigma Institute (LSSI)
  • Karina Serrano, Project Manager, Lean Six Sigma Institute (LSSI)
  • Kyle Conerly, Six Sigma Black Belt II, Solar Turbines
For those of you who weren't able to make it to the last one, here's the link to the video recording: Recording
For previous newsletters, click here. Highlights from the previous newsletter:

@ONE--the Online Network of Educators-- a collaborative, system-wide network of California Community College faculty, staff, and administrators, is coordinated by the professional development team of the CCC California Virtual Campus-Online Education Initiative (CVC-OEI).

And who or what is CVC? The California Virtual Campus – Online Education Initiative (CVC-OEI) is a collaborative effort among California Community Colleges (CCCs) to ensure that significantly more students are able to complete their educational goals by increasing both access to and success in high-quality online courses.
Check them out here:


Check them out and let us know what you think!
Fighting COVID with UV Ninja Disinfection System
A proven and effective way of disinfecting classrooms, computer labs, cafeterias, labs, and any high-contact areas of instruction. Contact Pat Uetz at to learn more about how you can optimize your school’s cleaning and disinfection with a UV Disinfectant Robot from UV Ninja!

How can we get students access to computer software that they would normally run at school?

We need your help in finding out how important this is to teachers, what software is needed, and how many students would be using it. Please fill out this 3-minute survey for us to help us help you :) 
Skilled Trades Discussion Forum Survey
We want to hear from you! We will use your feedback to create robust content for our future monthly webinar sessions:

Advanced Manufacturing, CCCCO Resources
CACT Online Resources for CTE Education
Manufacturing Educators Online Resources/Forum
San Diego-Imperial Regional Consortium Advanced Manufacturing

San Diego County of Education (SDCOE) Resources
Work-Based Learning and CTE Resources
Curated General Resources and Webinars
Crowd-Sourced Resources by Sector
Distance Learning Instructional Resources by Content Area 
CTE Online Curriculum
Resources for Students and Parents

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