The training in this project further empowers teachers to prepare students for careers in STEM fields


The proven and effective Fundamentals of Fabrication (FunFab) program pilot is currently operating in four Bronx, NY area schools. The ARM-funded portion of this project expands on year two of the program to include eight new schools. This project also includes teacher and student teacher assistant training, teacher facilitation of the FunFab curriculum, ARM certification exams following teacher facilitation, and certified candidate introduction to on-the-job-training.


Empower educators to provide top-tier STEM education through certification and curriculum generation.

Technical Approach

Teacher and student assistant training resulting in instructor certification.


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Principal Investigator), Duro UAS, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)