America Makes appoints new Education and Workforce Director

October 30, 2018

October 30, 2018

America Makes appoints new Education and Workforce Director

Josh Cramer has been appointed Education and Workforce Director for America Makes (Courtesy America Makes)


America Makes, Youngstown, Ohio, USA, the US’s National Additive Manufacturing Institute, has appointed Josh Cramer as its new Education and Workforce Director. Cramer previously served as the Director of Educational Programs at the SME Education Foundation, monitoring, promoting and evaluating all of its major programmes. In addition to those duties, he served for a time as the Interim Executive Director of the Foundation.

Other positions held by Cramer during his five-years with the SME Education Foundation included Director of K-12 Educational Programs and Senior Educational Program Officer. Prior to joining the SME Education Foundation, he was Director of School Engagement, Eastern Region for Project Lead The Way (PLTW), a nonprofit organisation for PreK-12 students and teachers across the USA which is designed to develop in-demand knowledge and skills through pathways in computer science, engineering, and biomedical science.

Rob Gorham, Executive Director, America Makes, stated, “We are very excited to welcome Josh to our team. Josh brings a unique fresh perspective, a dynamic energy, and the essential skill sets required of the Education and Workforce Director for America Makes.”

“At the SME Education Foundation, Josh’s duties entailed actively collaborating with manufacturing partners to assess the knowledge and skillset needs to establish strategic plans while building programs to meet the skills gap needs of manufacturers.”

“We look forward to Josh leveraging this experience and that as a teacher to promote and further the America Makes mission to develop and grow a workforce capable of supporting the growing and evolving additive manufacturing industry,” he concluded.

October 30, 2018

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