Resources for Parents
Dream It. Do It. PA offers resources for parents for ways to get involved and understand what this program is all about. After reading these resources for parents, please feel free to contact your region’s manager with any questions, comments, or concerns.
The Lehigh Career and Technical Institute (LCTI) in Schnecksville, Pa., is one of the finest career technical schools in the United States.
LCTI is the largest career and technical school in Pennsylvania and the third largest in the nation. LCTI offers more than 50 hands-on projects with a focus on national skill standards and rigorous academics. Students have an opportunity to attend LCTI on a full-time basis and engage in college preparatory academics.
LCTI’s Career Pathways program is a guide for middle school students that helps them determine the best pathway for achieving their career goals.
The Dream It. Do It. PA Parent Brochure helps parents learn more about great career opportunities in advanced manufacturing. This is one of our favorite resources for parents.
The Indeed.com website provides salary information for many manufacturing careers.
The iExplore Manufacturing Careers website, created by the Manufacturers’ Association of South Central Pennsylvania, offers a colorful, interactive, and in-depth look at manufacturing careers in the state.
Goldie Blox is a dynamic company that is creating exciting toys and clothing designed specifically to get girls interested in engineering and science.
Making it in Philly is a group of government officials in the City of Philadelphia, Pa., that is working to strengthen manufacturing in Pennsylvania’s largest city.