Southern Oregon Air Academy (SOAA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organized for the purpose of introducing the fields of aviation and aerospace to elementary, middle school, high school and college students through Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.), focused on curriculum and programs developed in collaboration with professional educators.
Jenny Jackson and Jason Foster will talk about the organization. Some of the topics they will cover include:
The state of aviation in the Rogue Valley (Ashland, GP, IV, Medford)
Aviation: a driver of economic development, business recruitment & retention
Workforce development: critical for attracting and expanding aviation business
A shortage of pilots, mechanics, managers, marketers... so many job openings
Fixed wing, rotary wing, unmanned, space, military, commercial, recreational
Opportunities to support your local airport, and career development for youth
Click any of the pictures to visit the SOAA website.