FAME, the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education, is a consortium of employers working together at local, state, and national levels to offer the FAME Career Pathway. The FAME Career Pathway is a seamless and highly coordinated connection of four structured programs and activities, all driven by the same principle of producing global-best, entry level graduates.…

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Shoals FAME

In honor of Veteran’s Day this month, Shoals Chapter is spotlighting Cole Jackson, a veteran of the US Army sponsored by Constellium. Cole is a great leader in the classroom, and we are honored to have him in the FAME Program. Thank you for your service, Cole. “My personal safety commitment is to always be…

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The Conclusion of the AMT Academy-2017 Hosted by Toyota Motor North America: Toyota is the original developer of the AMT, AMB and AME Programs; of the Advanced Manufacturing Career Pathways; and is the co-founder of FAME, the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education. Purpose of the Academy   • Provide professional development training for new staff…

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Hosted by Wabash Valley INFAME Chapter. Led by Dennis Dio Parker, founder of FAME.  PURPOSE OF THE ACADEMY • Provide professional development training for new staff (employers, education, and others) at existing programs • Provide professional development training for staff (employers, education, and others) at new programs that are starting. • Provide “How to” start-up…

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Activities at the 2018 NCPN Conference will include: TWO WORKSHOPS THAT WILL DIRECTLY IMPACT THE QUALITY OF YOUR PROGRAM Workshop (Morning) Topic to be determined. AMT Live! Go-and-See Benchmarking Visit to the KYFAME-Greater Louisville Chapter The KYFAME-Greater Louisville chapter is a well-developed AMT Program that effectively delivers and features some of the most important signature…

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The Conclusion of the AMT Academy-2018 Hosted by Toyota Motor North America: Toyota is the original developer of the AMT, AMB and AME Programs; of the Advanced Manufacturing Career Pathways; and is the co-founder of FAME, the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education. Purpose of the Academy Provide professional development training for new staff (employers, education,…

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The Natchitoches Campus of Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC) and Northwestern State University will host a Commitment Signing ceremony for students enrolled in the Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) program. The ceremony will take place at the CLTCC Natchitoches Campus at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 The signing event will be similar to signing events…

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Everyone who has looked at the award-winning Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) career pathway training program agrees — it is turning out excellent, highly-skilled workers who are smart and capable problem-solvers. And while the program is helping local businesses in nine states create a pipeline of much-needed talent, there is still work to be done. Hundreds…

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Manufacturers in the Cenla region have partnered with Northwestern State University and Central Louisiana Community Technical College Natchitoches Campus in offering a groundbreaking hands-on learning program that allows students to take classes and work part-time in sponsoring manufacturing facilities. A cohort of four students began the Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) program this fall, which allows…

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About a decade ago, a handful of central Kentucky manufacturing companies banded together to begin addressing a critical challenge. As the state’s manufacturers battled to stay globally competitive, evolving cultural and demographic forces conspired to make finding skilled workers more difficult. A generation of Americans who had learned the trades and created prosperous lives for…

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