Education Committee

Charter: The Charleston Defense Contractors Association (CDCA) Education Committee’s mission is to work with academic organizations in the Charleston Tri-County area to improved technical educational opportunities at the High School, Undergraduate and Graduate levels. This will include efforts to promote initiatives which cultivate interest in the Department of Defense (DoD) Industry and to offer high school and college students opportunities where they can gain exposure and experience within the local DoD organizations. Purpose: The general purpose of the CDCA Education Committee is to enhance the technical capabilities of the local contractor Community that is required to support the local DoD organizations. This includes generating student interest, funding educational initiatives, and academic outreach. Committee Members: Participation on the CDCA Education Committee is open to all individuals who have an interest and concern for the development, advancement, and recognition of Charleston defense organizations and the local defense contractor community. However, only CDCA members will be allowed to vote on Education Committee issues. Current Initiatives: Summer Internship Program Low Country Regional Science and Engineering Fair Palmetto Regional Robotic Competition App Competition Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)