Flight Works will take education to a new altitude! Thousands of students and learners of all ages will participate in challenges, workshops, camps, seminars, and more. Activities will mimic the manufacturing industry, from the time an idea is born, to designing prototypes, to the development of a product. Manufacturing will come alive in Flight Works Alabama.

Students

Flight Works Alabama will inspire the younger generation while equipping middle and high school students and adult learners with the skill sets applicable to aerospace manufacturing and beyond. Flight Works Alabama will include a (an):

  • Classroom where students are excited about math and science
  • Innovation room where problem solving and critical thinking are essential and rewarded
  • Workshop where work skills are taught AND applied
  • Fabrication room where middle and high school students are offered cutting-edge technology
  • Multi-purpose activity space where higher education partners can collaborate with industry partners and K-12 educators
Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Teachers

Investing in teachers creates immeasurable yield of student success. Flight Works Alabama recognizes the importance of inspiring and equipping our educators. Teachers will have the opportunity to participate in:

  • Professional development
  • Guest speakers
  • Certifications
  • Competitions and challenges
  • Research
  • Adult Continuing Education Classes
A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.
- Brad Henry

Learners of All Ages

Families, tourists, and even the hobbyist will have the opportunity to be inspired. From virtual reality to hands-on activities, it is never too soon - or too late - to spark one's IMAGINATION. A preview of activities include:
  • Workshops
  • Guest speakers
  • Challenges
  • Family Days
  • Make and Take classes
Whoever ceases to be a student has never been a student.
- George Iles

Higher Education Partners

As a team, Flight Works Alabama and our higher education partners will inspire and generate a 21st century workforce equipped with the skills and knowledge for high-tech manufacturing. A glimpse of our partnerships will include:
  • Adult continuing education classes and workshops
  • STEM workshops for K-12 students and teachers
  • Research and Development
  • Internships
  • Professional development and certifications
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Challenges and competitions
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
- Henry Ford

Other Education Partners