Great Lakes Manufacturing Council


PRIME was created to provide additional support and resources for schools with the following attributes: an exemplary manufacturing curriculum; skilled and energetic instructors; engaged and active students; strong administrative support; and support from the local manufacturing community. To ensure the success of each PRIME school, the SME Education Foundation provides the following assistance: funding to update equipment; software and/or professional development for staff; funding to host a STEM-focused youth camp; scholarship opportunities for students; encourage local manufacturers to create opportunities for mentorships, facility tours and job shadows; promotion of school's participation in PRIME to local and industry media; recognition on and social media; PRIME school banner for visual community recognition

One SME Drive
Dearborn, MI

Clients Served:
High School Students, Manufacturing companies

Training or educating new workers, Recruiting or attracting talented workers


SME Foundation