FlexFactor: The Next Generation of High Tech Starts Now
Inspiring and Educating the Future of Advanced Manufacturing
Find real-world problems with innovative solutions. FlexFactor is a project-based learning experience where students engage their social skills, explore advanced technology, and receive an education leading to high-demand career opportunities.
Get excited about a STEM-based education. FlexFactor connects students to real-world experiences that develop the skills and knowledge needed to successfully transition from high school into college. Through FlexFactor’s collaborative approach to education, entrepreneurship, and technology students expand their idea of advanced manufacturing and explore the unique and varied career pathways available with a STEM-based education.
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Programs to Fit Your Needs
Eligibility: Rising 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade high school students
Experience: Five-week experiential learning program
Over the course of the program, teams must identify a problem that, if solved, would benefit humanity; conceptualize an advanced technology solution to that problem; pitch their solution to a group of industry leaders.
Students develop professional skills including teamwork, reasoning, communication, and critical thinking as they prepare their projects.
Eligibility: Middle school students
Experience: Condensed, one-day version of the FlexFactor program
While shortened, this program still allows students to be immersed in technology and experience the hands-on approach to working on projects and conclude their day pitching their product.