We are inspired by students, educators and the manufacturing industry who are building the workforce of the future.

The global pandemic has changed how we live, work, and learn. Throughout all that life has thrown at each of us in the last year, student interest in manufacturing continues to grow and the commitment of Washington’s educators to support career readiness remains constant.
Comprehensive High School
Skills Center
Locations Across the State

Core Plus Aerospace Locations across Washington state

The Core Plus Aerospace curriculum is used by 44 high schools and skills centers across the state. More and more Washington students are being prepared for careers through hands-on learning.

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Core Plus Aerospace by the Numbers

1,400+

students enrolled

Core Plus Aerospace provides opportunities for those traditionally underrepresented in manufacturing to enter the manufacturing workforce:

79%

of Core Plus Aerospace students in King County identify as people of color

38%

of Core Plus Aerospace students in Pierce County identify as people of color

19%

of Core Plus Aerospace students in Pierce County are female
Core Plus Aerospace provides opportunities for those traditionally underrepresented in manufacturing to enter the manufacturing workforce:

79%

of Core Plus Aerospace students in King County identify as people of color

38%

of Core Plus Aerospace students in Pierce County identify as people of color

19%

of Core Plus Aerospace students in Pierce County are female
Creating Opportunity

59%

of Core Plus Aerospace students attend a school with high enrollment in free or reduced lunch programs

298,000

manufacturing employees in Washington in 2019, with an average annual compensation of $93,095.67 in 2018*

44

partner high
schools and
skill centers

200+

hours of virtual content were developed to support remote instruction of Core Plus Aerospace

25

students participated in the first-ever Core Plus Aerospace virtual summer internship, hosted by Boeing

60

students from 20 partner programs participated in the 2020 SkillsUSA Manufacturing Assembler Competition*
*Competition took place prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

4

on-site teacher training sessions*

*Sessions held prior to COVID-19 pandemic

$900K

in grant funding went to 22 high schools and skill centers to support Core Plus Aerospace programs

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