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We want to introduce our first newsletter related to the manufacturing sector in the San Diego-Imperial Region. 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, opportunities, industry-related virtual panel or tours, and job opportunities for your students!

Opportunities Amidst Crisis

Sierra College is seeking a part-time online GD&T / Drafting instructor to teach two online courses (details):
  • DES 0002 Technical Drafting II
  • DES 0012 Geometric Dimension/Tolerance
For more information, please reach out to Amy Schulz, Dean of Business & Technology at

Apply online at

Try OnShape - a CAD software that can be accessed on a cloud-based platform with any modern web browser from your Mac, PC, Chromebook or Linux computer.

K-12 Webinar with demo
College and University webinar with demo

Free version for educators and students:

Onshape Education Instructor Guide

Spatial Vis™ by eGrove Education, Inc.

Help your students improve their creativity and cognitive ability to think spatially! For free educator account, please email

To set up a course for your students to try it out for free, please fill this out:


ToolingU has offered to give K-16 faculty trial access (for 90 days) to their suite of over 500 manufacturing-focused, online classes. The goal is to give you the opportunity to try out their classes to see how you might be able to incorporate them into your classrooms. 
If you're interested please sign up below and ToolingU will provide you with login info:

Six Sigma White Belt Certification – Exam Cost $0
“An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.” ~Jack Welch

For more information, please go to this link:

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 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
Resources for Distance Learning across Disciplines
CTE Online Curriculum

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