The Shop Rat Education Program encompasses in-school as well as extra-curricular offerings that provide youth enrolled in grades 6-12 with an opportunity to explore and develop applicable skills in preparation for future careers within the manufacturing and professional trades sectors.
All curriculum utilized within the Shop Rat Education Program focuses on construction trades, engineering, precision machining and welding and has been designed to correlate with the needs of the local industries served, as well as CTE (career and technical education standards).
The Shop Rat Foundation believes strongly in the value of collaboration; facilitating programming in partnership with educational and community groups regularly.
Beginning in 2019, the Shop Rat Foundation is now offering communities across the state of Michigan the opportunity to provide youth with access to Shop Rat Education Program curriculum through the implementation of SRF chapters. For more information, please utilize the “Contact Us” option.