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One Mic Stand: ARM Institute Endorses Pittsburgh Technical College

Interview by Jonathan Kersting

Chassidy Shaffer Pittsburgh Technical CollegeChassidy Shaffer, Director of Corporate and Continuing Education at Pittsburgh Technical College (PTC), steps up to the One Mic Stand to tell us how the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute has included PTC into its Endorsement Program.

The endorsement program was conceptualized and created through the ARM Institute’s 300+-member national consortium, giving equal voice to the need of manufacturers, education providers and government stakeholders.

The endorsement criteria are comprehensive, evaluating both organizations and their programs based upon the following benchmarks:

· Relevance to the Industry

· Effective Curriculum

· Efficiency of the Training

· Impact of the Program

· Program Sustainability

· Transportability