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Manufacture Your Future



Incorporate real-life manufacturing examples into everyday learning with these interactive, standards-based STEM lesson plans and videos. Resources provide hands-on learning for 6th-12th grade teachers and students, as well as the key skills necessary to design a future career in manufacturing.



Explore the helpful materials and unique tools on the exciting career opportunities available in the manufacturing industry. Find everything you’ll need to identify skills required for dynamic manufacturing careers, and engage in conversations with students and families about manufacturing, and more!



Discover the resources you need to have informative conversations with your student about developing a satisfying and stimulating career in the field of manufacturing. The Career Guide highlights careers in manufacturing, with job descriptions, skills and academic qualifications, and future job market information.

About Manufacture Your Future

Alcoa Foundation and Discovery Education have partnered to provide 6th-12th grade educators, administrators, school counselors and families with materials to cultivate the next generation of manufacturing leaders and innovators. New lesson plans are rooted in STEM principles, and counselor and family resources explore career options and provide a school-to-home connection.

Partner Spotlight

Alcoa Foundation is proud to partner with like-minded organizations to support the next generation of manufacturing leaders and innovators. Learn more about partners in this initiative.