Pathways to Aviation is a non-profit organization that provides workforce solutions through informing, inspiring, and engaging its future labor force. Choose Aerospace Executive Director Crystal Maguire had an opportunity to sit down with Moderator Pete Parker to talk about Choose Aerospace Initiatives in May. Watch that interview below and see the entire slate of panel discussions, here.
On May 19 2021, Choose Aerospace leadership hosted an informational briefing targeted at schools interested in pilot testing the content for the 2021-2022 academic year. The slide deck and recorded version of that briefing are available below.
For more information about the pilot and the curriculum develop project, visit Curriculum.
Choose Aerospace will provide $35,000 worth of scholarships, textbooks, training systems, tools, and testing fee credits to educators and future aviators.
The non-profit organization, managed by the Aviation Technician Education Council, is in its second award season. This year's donors include the Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA), Aviation Supplies & Academics (ASA), Nida Corporation, AVOTEK, Aircraft Technical Book Company, and CertTEC. New for 2021, Snap-on will award one student a six-drawer roll cabinet, valued at $5,340.
Choose Aerospace will also provide two $2,500 awards funded by contributions of the organization’s founding steering committee members: United Airlines, Piedmont Airlines, Envoy Air, PSA Airlines, AVOTEK, Aviation Technical Services, ASA, and the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association.
Eligible applicants must be enrolled at or teach in an aviation technical program. ATEC membership is not required but is a top consideration for the review committee when selecting award recipients.
Apply at www.chooseaerospace.org/scholarship.
Download the informational flyer here.