Anthony Williams – Update on the Automotive Institute for Science and Technology (AIST) [RR 496]

Anthony Williams is the Automotive Liason for the Automotive Institute for Science and Technology – AIST.

Contact Anthony:

  • 719-641-2575


Talking Points:

  •  A brief recap on schoolProject-Based Learning vs Traditional schoolingDoing is the basis for learning in a real-world setting
  • Find student natural aptitude 
  • Career Education combined with Core content (English, Math, Science, Etc.)
  • PTECH (Pathways in Technology Early College High School) 6 years
  • Current needs – Financial PartnersThe industry is large enough to find the funding to bring this new education model to the industry. Funding is needed for the building
  • Facility purchase – $5 million
  • Construction to outfit the facility to be a schoolPhase 1 – ASAP $3 million
  • Phase 2 – Year 3 $3 million
  • Phase 3 – Year 5 $2 million
  • Apprentice and internship programs being discussed and how it would work with partners
  • Fundraising
  • Smile Amazon
  • Paypal Giving Fund
  • Buy a Brick
  • Larger partners – Contact A.Williams@automotiveinstitute.orgAdvertisement, Naming rights, Structured Internships, career fairs, Special events (invite only), and more


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