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A renewal letter has been sent out for Program Choice. Please be sure to complete your form online at www.cabarrus.k12.nc.us/programchoice.October 11, 2017:Program Choice Fair at Jay M. RobinsonLearn about all options for Cabarrus County Schools, elementary through high school. See you there between 5:30-7:30!November 28, 2017:AOEA Information Night
Learn about the Academy of Engineering & Automation and decide if it's right for you! Program is open to all rising 9th graders in Cabarrus County.
The Academy of Engineering & Automation (AOEA) is a four-year career academy affiliated with the National Academy Foundation (NAF). It is a smaller learning community in which a cohort of students have core and CTE classes together. Academy teachers share the cohort students and work together to integrate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math into their curricula as well as develop interdisciplinary projects.
The National Academy Foundation (NAF) is a non-profit organization established in 1989. The mission of the National Academy Foundation (NAF) is to sustain a national network of career academies to support the development of America's youth toward personal and professional success in high school, in higher education, and throughout their careers. NAF Academies function as dynamic partner-ships and collaborations between schools, teachers, administrators, business volunteers, and an active Advisory Board led by industry professionals. www.naf.org
Did you know...
- Manufacturing today isn’t about standing on an assembly line all day. It’s about working with computers and robots and operating high-tech equipment.
- Manufacturing remains NC’s largest industry sector, contributing more to the state GDP than any other sector.
- NC is the 4th largest manufacturing state in the nation.
- NC ranks 1st among southeastern states and 10th in the nation for jobs in manufacturing by employing more than 430,000 people.