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Chris Townsend and Caleb Doss | Eagle Manufacturing: A Student-run Manufacturing Business Fit for the Real World inspirED

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When he looked around his classroom and saw unused manufacturing equipment, PLTW instructor Chris Townsend had an idea. Why not put it to use year-round through a student-run manufacturing business? Two years later, Eagle Manufacturing is helping high school students develop real-world skills and cut their teeth in real-world jobs, right in their high school. Instructor Chris Townsend and student manager Caleb Doss break talk about its beginnings, successes, and challenges.
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GUEST: Chris Townsend and Caleb Doss – Website, Twitter
HOSTED BY: Jennifer Erbacher - LinkedIn, Twitter

When he looked around his classroom and saw unused manufacturing equipment, PLTW instructor Chris Townsend had an idea. Why not put it to use year-round through a student-run manufacturing business? Two years later, Eagle Manufacturing is helping high school students develop real-world skills and cut their teeth in real-world jobs, right in their high school. Instructor Chris Townsend and student manager Caleb Doss break talk about its beginnings, successes, and challenges.
For more InspirED, be sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode!
Subscribe links: iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher, email newsletter
Follow links: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube
Feedback or suggestions: Email us at podcast@pltw.org.
 
GUEST: Chris Townsend and Caleb Doss – Website, Twitter
HOSTED BY: Jennifer Erbacher - LinkedIn, Twitter

20 min