In November, ROI Ready Schools Cohort 4 members traveled to Cardinal Manufacturing to learn about this successful student-run business in rural Strum, Wisconsin. Ready Schools is ROI’s flagship educational design-thinking framework that supports PK-12 school districts in aligning their curricular and programmatic offerings to the academic and workforce needs of the Indiana Uplands.
ROI has selected Barr-Reeve Community Schools, Crawford County Community School Corporation, and East Washington School Corporation for participation in the fourth cohort of ROI’s Ready Schools initiative.
ROI is now welcoming proposals from school districts for Ready Schools and Digital Fabrication Labs. Ready Schools proposals due June 3. UpLabs Proposals due May 26.
ROI has awarded a $1.2 million Ready Schools implementation grant to Monroe County Community School Corporation.
Linton-Stockton School Corporation, Richland Bean-Blossom Community School Corporation, and White River Valley School District have each been awarded a $250,000 Ready Schools implementation grant.
Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corporation (RBBCSC) has been selected for the third cohort of ROI’s Ready Schools initiative.
Bloomfield School District has been awarded a Ready Schools Implementation Grant totaling $405,000.
A collaborative of three school districts - Mitchell, Orleans & Shoals Community Schools – has been awarded a Ready Schools Implementation Grant.
Linton-Stockton & White River Valley Schools selected for third cohort of ROI’s Ready Schools initiative.
Spencer-Owen Community Schools has been awarded an ROI Ready Schools implementation grant totaling $500,000.
Outside the classroom, high school students in Brown County & Loogootee, Indiana, are gaining real-world work experiences as employees, leaders, and entrepreneurs in student-run businesses.
Initiative aims to align school districts to the education and workforce needs of employers and industry in the Indiana Uplands
Initiative aims to align school districts to the education and workforce needs of employers and industry in the Indiana Uplands.
On January 19, ROI's Ready Schools District Coordinators visited Vincennes University and the University of Southern Indiana to explore learning environments for students pursuing pathways in engineering, manufacturing, and machining. District coordinators toured VU’s Advanced CNC Machining & Programming facilities and the Hurco Training Center (HTC) used by students pursuing pathways in automated manufacturing and machining. … Continue reading Ready Schools explore applied manufacturing and engineering centers at VU & USI
The ROI team and the 2017 cohort of Ready Schools recently joined the Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL) for a visit to Cardinal Manufacturing at Eleva-Strum Schools in Strum, Wisconsin. Cardinal Manufacturing is a student-run machine shop that teaches students needed technical or soft skills. These high school students learn to manage a … Continue reading Ready Schools visit student-run machine shop