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National Center for Manufacturing Education (NCME)

The National Center for Manufacturing Education (NCME) serves as a source of materials, support services, and professional development opportunities for educators and industry professionals. The NCME, an NSF Advanced Technological Education National Resource Center, is a leader in manufacturing engineering technology education and offers a variety of products and services to both academic and industry professionals including: curriculum modules in nine subject areas covering technical skills, soft skills, math, and science; a self-guided curriculum development kit with a step-by-step instruction manual and template for creating competency-based activities; grant proposal development; grant management and evaluation; and professional development workshops in activity-based learning and authentic assessment. Most recently, the NCME has established the Manufacturing Education Resource Center (MERC) to serve as an electronic clearinghouse for high quality materials and best practices in manufacturing education.

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Award Number 0802305
ATE Principal Investigator Steven Wendel
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ATE Start Date 2008-06-01
ATE Expiration Date 2013-05-31
Primary Institution Sinclair Community College
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