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Education Partners

NFPA works with a growing number of schools, educators, and students across the country. Through these Education Partnerships, interested parties can stay informed about all the news and events that NFPA offers, including research/education grants and employment opportunities in the fluid power industry. These partnerships are open to any and all faculty, researchers, academic professionals, and students that are involved or interested in fluid power.

For a detailed list of Education Partner benefits, click here.

NFPA intends to launch online communities where Education Partners and NFPA members can easily interact and share information. Until that time, we will keep our Education Partners involved and informed through email communications. If you would like to become part of this growing community, click here to Enroll.

At least one Education Partner has been identified at each of the following schools:

Akron STEM High School
Akron, OH - National Inventors Hall of Fame Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics High School

Alexander Hamilton High School
Milwaukee, WI - Alexander Hamilton High School is a public high school located at 6215 West Warnimont Avenue in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Milwaukee's far southwest side.

Alexandria Technical College
Alexandria, MN - Through its Mechatronics program, Alexandria Technical & Community College offers courses that are focused on lab-based learning with exposure to the advanced technology used in the field today and expected in the field tomorrow. The program is customized to teach a core set of mechanical, fluid power, electrical and electronic control and automation technical skills that are applicable in a wide variety of settings.

Angelina College
Lufkin, TX - Angelina College is a comprehensive community college of 5,900 students located in Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas, and serves twelve counties of East Texas. Angelina College offers a strong slate of programs for fluid power including fluid power system design, basic hydraulics, pneumatics and advanced courses.

Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College
Asheville, NC - Industrial Maintenance Academy, Automation Academy, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Fluid Power, Maintenance Mechanics, Robotics, labs, etc. Most courses are ran multiple times a year and with anywhere from 12-25 students per course.

Audubon Technology & Communication Center
Milwaukee, WI - Audubon Technology and Communication Center is a traditional, comprehensive middle school, serving grades 6-8 that is on the cutting edge of technology.

Audubon Technology & Communication Center Middle S
Milwaukee, WI - Audubon Technology and Communication Center is a traditional, comprehensive middle school, serving grades 6-8 that is on the cutting edge of technology integration in everyday learning. Our program focus is on college and career preparation.

Auer Avenue School
Milwaukee, WI - Auer Avenue School offers a standards-based curriculum emphasizing higher-level thinking and research-based, developmentally appropriate instruction.

Austin Community College District
Austin, TX - The Austin Community College District is a multi-campus community college system serving the Austin, Texas metropolitan area and surrounding Central Texas communities.

Baldwin Road Junior High School
Reynoldsburg, OH - Middle School.

Batesville Junior High School
Batesville, MS - Batesville Junior High School.

Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School
Charlton, MA - Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School is a secondary school located in Charlton, Massachusetts and sits on top of Old Mugget Hill. The school serves about 1100 students grades 9 to 12 and some Post-Grad students as well.

Bay View High School
Milwaukee, WI - Bay View is an accredited High School located in the Bay View area in Milwaukee, WI.

Bay View High School
Milwaukee, WI -

Bennett's Mill Middle School
Fayetteville, GA - Middle School in Georgia.

Bio-Med Science Academy Stem School
Rootstown, OH - Bio-Med Science Academy is a public STEM+M high school located on the campus of the Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio, United States. It is a charter school established in August 2012 that, as of August 2015, includes grades 9–12.

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
Martinsburg, WV - Blue Ridge offers an associate degree in Mechatronics, which includes a MECH 120 Fluid Power course.

Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Lawrenceburg, KY - BCTC has six campuses in Kentucky. Industrial Maintenance Technology. AAS Degree, Diploma, Certificates offered. Degree is 60-72 credit hours. Students study subjects in fluid power, maintaining industrial equipment, welding, machine tool, electrical theory, motor controls PLCs, general education, offered on three campuses. The fluid power class is a study of power theory, component ID, and application, schematic reading, basic calculations related to pneumatic and hydraulic systems and their operation. 3 hour lecture, 2 hour lab. Advanced fluid power courses also offered.

Bossier Parish Community College
Bossier City, LA - BPCC’s program helps students build strong skillsets in the principles of electronics, mechanics, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and industrial sensors. Students in these programs receive training and have the opportunity to test for a variety of industry based certifications. Three programs in Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics include: a 12-hour, one-semester Technical Competency Area (TCA), aligned with an industry-recognized certificate – Certification for Manufacturing (C4M); a 33-hour, one-year Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS). Students completing the CTS also receive the TCA credential; and a concentration within the Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology (AAS).

Bridge Valley Community and Technical College
South Charleston, WV - Bridge Valley Community and Technical College offers associate degrees in Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology, and a certificate degree in Advanced Manufacturing.

Bristol High School
Bristol, PA -

Bristol Middle School
Bristol, PA -

Bucks County Technical High School
Fairless Hills, PA - Bucks County Technical High School began in spirit in 1955 when seven school districts voted to support an area Technical School.

Cary High School
Cary, NC - Cary High School is one of four high schools in Cary, North Carolina.

Centennial College
Toronto, ON - Centennial College--located in the Toronto area--is Ontario's first community college, established in 1966. The school offers 95 diploma and certificate programs. The School of Transportation focuses on the motive power trades and offers fluid power courses in those diploma programs. Approximately, 150-200 students per year attend these courses.

Center for Compact & Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP)
Minneapolis, MN - The Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) is a network of researchers, educators, students and industry working together to transform the fluid power industry – how it is researched, applied and studied. Center research is creating hydraulic and pneumatic technology that is compact, efficient, and effective. The CCEFP education and outreach program is designed to transfer this knowledge to diverse audiences – students of all ages, users of fluid power and the general public. The CCEFP is a National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center, established in June 2006 with the help of the National Fluid Power Association and its members. In addition to its grant from NSF, the Center is supported by its seven participating universities and 59 industrial partners.

Central Community College
Columbus, NE - Central Community College's (CCC) industrial technology program provides the fundamental knowledge necessary to install, maintain and repair the latest equipment in a variety of manufacturing and industrial facilities. This program provides a combination of technical as well as scientific knowledge needed to work in industrial processing and maintenance. The study of motion control through fluid power is emphasized through training in pneumatics, hydraulic and our Mechatronics program.

Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science & Technology
Pleasant Gap, PA - The Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science & Technology was established in 1969 as the Centre County Vocational-Technical School. In November 1998, the school's name was changed to Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (CPI) to reflect its competencies in scientific and technical education for high school students and the adult community.

Central Valley Public School
Buxton, ND - Public School in Buxton.

Cerritos College
Norwalk, CA - Cerritos College is a public, comprehensive community college serving southeastern Los Angeles County. They have an extensive list of Advanced Manufacturing courses and more than 1200 students complete courses annually. 60% of these students are minorities. They are also initiating a Project Lead the Way course with local high school students and have a Pathways department to promote high school students to enroll in technical-related programs.

Challenger Institute of Technology
Rockingham, AU - Challenger provides pre trade, trade and post trade training. Apprenticeships are completed in conjunction with on the job training with major national and international companies. Mechanical Fitting, Marine Fitting and Plant Mechanic trade training comprises of training in both Hydraulics and Pneumatics as part of receiving national qualification.

Charles F Patton Middle School
Kennett Square, PA - Charles F Patton Middle School.

Charlo High School
Charlo, MT - Charlo High School is a accredited high school in Montana.

Chattanooga State Community College
Chattanooga, TN - Chattanooga State Community College was founded in 1965 and is focused on supplying the technical workforce of the region, particularly in engineering technology and computer science. The College now boasts the largest postsecondary enrollment in the Tri-State area and the largest training facilities in East Tennessee. Through their Technology Center’s Industrial Maintenance Program, a new course focusing on fluid power will be developed. The course curriculum will be developed with the National Center for Construction Education and Research.

Clarkson University
Potsdam, NY - Clarkson University is a nationally ranked research institution with more than 3,800 undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in more than 50 academic programs. Clarkson University has an extensive undergraduate and graduate engineering program where the disciplines of mechanical an aeronautical engineering are taught including fluid power curriculum.

Clarkston High School
Clarkston, GA - Clarkston High School is public high school located at 618 North Indian Creek Drive in Clarkston, Georgia, United States, in central DeKalb County. Clarkston High School has a diverse student body from more than 54 countries.

Cleveland Community College
Shelby, NC - Cleveland Community College is a two-year institution located between Charlotte and Asheville, North Carolina. Programs in motion control and fluid power are provided by the Vocational/Engineering Department. Cleveland Community College is also developing advanced online training aides in support of distance learning for industrial training and retraining. These online training aides will allow actual real-world online experimentation in the field of fluid power.

College of Central Florida
Ocala, FL - College of Central Florida offers an A.S. in Engineering Technology with two specialization paths. The Quality Specialization is designed for employment in the medical and manufacturing industries as well as the Advanced Manufacturing Specialization. They also offer college credit certificates which students can earn along the way toward their associates degree. They include Engineering Technology Simulation and Automation; Engineering Technology Support Specialist; and Mechatronics Certificates.

College of DuPage
Glen Ellyn, IL - College of DuPage is the third-largest, single-campus community college in the nation and the second-largest institution of higher education in Illinois. They have more than 30,000 students enrolled each semester. Their Manufacturing Technology program offers a Hydraulics and Pneumatics course each semester in both day and evening classes. Average enrollment in this class is 32 students per semester.

Columbus High School
Columbus, NE - Columbus High School is a high school in Columbus, Nebraska, United States. It is a public school that currently has around 1,185 students and is in the Columbus Public School district.

Community College of Allegheny County
Pittsburgh, PA - The Community College of Allegheny County offers Associate of Science Degrees in Manufacturing Technology and Mechatronics Technology. Classes include MET-170 Fluid Power Systems and MEC-150 Fluid Power.

Community High School District 218
Oak Lawn, IL - The Community High School District 218 is a public high school district with offices in Oak Lawn, Illinois. The district enrollment is 5,329 students in six high schools and one alternative high school. The district superintendent is John Byrne.

Cooper Middle School
Austell, GA - Middle School in Georgia.

Crawfordsville High School
Crawfordsville, IN - Crawfordsville High School is a PLTW school teaching both Introduction to Manufacturing and Principles of Engineering. Approximately 24 students enroll in these classes each term. The school has high interest in expanding its fluid power curriculum.

Cuyahoga Community College
Cleveland, OH - Cuyahoga Community College offers AAS degrees in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Manufacturing Industrial Engineering Technology, as well as a Mechatronics certificate. Classes include MET 2300 Fluid Power and ISET 1320 Fundamentals of Fluid Power.

Dayton Early College Academy
Dayton, OH - Dayton Early College Academy, is a school in Dayton, Ohio. The school is typically referred to by the acronym "DECA." It is a charter school, independent of the Dayton Public Schools.

Downingtown STEM Academy
Downingtown, PA - The Downingtown STEM Academy is the third high school in the Downingtown Area School District, located in Downingtown, Pennsylvania.

Durham College
Whitby, ON - Durham College offers more than 100 different full-time programs focused on employer demand and developed in conjunction with advisory committees that include business and industry experts who bring a real-life perspective to the academic experience. Their Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship program offers an array of Manufacturing Technician courses including 4 levels of hydraulics training. Several other basic pneumatic and hydraulic courses are offered in Industrial Maintenance programs.

E. C. Glass High School
Lynchburg, VA - E. C. Glass High School is a public school in Lynchburg, Virginia. It was founded in 1871 as Lynchburg High School and was named for long-time Superintendent of Public Schools in Lynchburg, Edward Christian Glass.

East Mississippi Community College
Scooba, MS - East Mississippi Community College, formerly known as East Mississippi Junior College, is a community college in Mississippi.

East Wake High School
Wendell, NC - East Wake High School is located in Wendell, North Carolina, United States.

Eastern Iowa Community College
Davenport, IA - The Blong Technology Center at Eastern Iowa Community College is a self-paced training program in partnership with and responsive to local manufacturing companies for students in advanced manufacturing, engineering technology, logistics and renewable energy. The Center houses classrooms and labs for high-tech manufacturing training.

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Elizabethtown, KY - Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (ECTC) is a comprehensive community and technical college, serving the region since 1964. The school provides education and training that prepares their students to succeed in a constantly changing world. Offering an Associate Degree in Applied Science and Certificate programs for Fluid Power Mechanics, ECTC provides a solid background for those students looking for a career in fluid power.

Elkhorn Area Middle School
Elkhorn, WI - Middle School in Elkhorn, WI.

Florida Community College at Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL - Florida Community College at Jacksonville works very closely with their local business community and plays a major role in its economic development. They offer a specific Process Support Technician (Industrial Maintenance) program designed to provide fluid power theory and training.

Forest High School
Ocala, FL -

Forest High School
Forest, LA -

Fort Scott Community College
Fort Scott, KS - Fort Scott Community College currently offers an AGT 2013 Ag Hydraulics course which covers the principles and practices of hydraulic systems. A Fluid Power Fundamentals course is under development.

Franklin Ave Middle School
Franklin Lakes, NJ - School in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.

Franklin County Technical School
Turners Falls, MA - The mission of Franklin County Technical School is to Prepare Students for Success through Technical and Academic Education. This is a public high school.

Frederick J. Gaenslen School
Milwaukee, WI - F. J. Gaenslen K-8 School is located in a quiet, residential area on the west bank of the Milwaukee River known as the “Riverwest Community”.

Garner High School
Garner, NC - Garner Magnet High School is a 4A school located near Garner, North Carolina, in the Wake County Public School System.

Gateway Community and Technical College
Florence, KY - Gateway Community and Technical College offers basic hydraulics and pneumatics classes. Four classes run for 16 weeks each.

Gateway Technical College
Kenosha, WI - The Community College of Allegheny County offers Associate of Science Degrees in Manufacturing Technology and Mechatronics Technology. Classes include MET-170 Fluid Power Systems and MEC-150 Fluid Power.

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA - Georgia Institute of Technology (GA TECH) is a university with approximately 14,000 students, about 60% in engineering. The faculty and graduate students at GA TECH are heavily engaged in research, sponsored by industry & government. The School of Mechanical Engineering is particularly committed to education and research in fluid power. Research in this department includes modeling and advanced techniques for motion control.

Global Impact STEM Academy
Springfield, OH - Global Impact STEM Academy is an early-college high school focused on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) curriculum.

Gower Middle School
Burr Ridge, IL - School in Burr Ridge, Illinois.

Greenville Technical College (Brashier Campus)
Greenville, SC - Greenville Technical College offers a broad mechatronics curriculum that includes a new Certificate in Industrial Technology. Included in this discipline are robotics, fluid power and mechanical systems. The program trains students in industrial environments and teaches the skills required for a Mechatronics Technician to succeed in the world of automated manufacturing.

Grove City High School
Grove City, OH - Grove City High School is a high school in Grove City, Ohio, United States. It is one of the five high schools in the South-Western City Schools district. It houses about 1,900 students in grades 9-12.

Grulla High School
Rio Grande City, TX - High School in Rio Grande City in Texas.

Harper College
Palatine, IL - Harper College offers an AAS degree in Manufacturing Technology with specialization in Mechatronics/Automation. Topics studied include hydraulic and pneumatic controls.

Harris County High School
Hamilton, GA - Harris County High School is a public high school serving grades 9 through 12. The school is located in Hamilton, Georgia, United States, in the County of Harris. The school mascot is a tiger, and the school colors are black and gold.

Hatboro-Horsham High School
Horsham, PA - Hatboro-Horsham Senior High School is a comprehensive public high school, serving grades 9 -12, located in Horsham, Pennsylvania, about 17 miles outside of Philadelphia.

Hennepin Technical College
Brooklyn Park, MN - Hennepin Technical College with campuses in Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie, Minnesota is strategically positioned to meet the economic and workforce development needs of business and industry throughout Minnesota. Curriculum is industry validated and delivered in an environment that emulates the work setting. The HTC Fluid Power Engineering Technology program offers nine separate awards ranging from maintenance certificates to AAS degrees.

Hennepin Technical College
Eden Prairie, MN - Hennepin Technical College with campuses in Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie, Minnesota is strategically positioned to meet the economic and workforce development needs of business and industry throughout Minnesota. Curriculum is industry validated and delivered in an environment that emulates the work setting. The HTC Fluid Power Engineering Technology program offers nine separate awards ranging from maintenance certificates to AAS degrees.

Heritage High School
Wake Forest, NC - Heritage High School is a public high school located in Wake Forest, North Carolina.

Heyward Career and Tech Center
Columbia, SC - Heyward Career and Technology Center has provided 40 years of excellent service to the students in Richland County School District One.

Holabird Middle School
Dundalk, MD - School in Dundalk, Maryland.

Holcomb Bridge Middle School
Alpharetta, GA - Middle School in Georgia.

Houston Community College
Houston, TX - Houston Community College offers AAS Degrees and Technician Certificates in Manufacturing Engineering Technology and Machining Technology, along with its HYDR 1345 Hydraulics and Pneumatics course.

Hughes STEM High School
Cincinnati, OH - Hughes STEM High School is a public high school located in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is part of the Cincinnati Public Schools.

Illinois Central College
East Peoria, IL - Illinois Central College offers AAS Degrees, as well as Certificates, in Mechatronics Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology. Classes include MECTK 231 Industrial Fluid Power.

Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL - Illinois Institute of Technology offers accredited undergraduate and graduate degrees in Fluid Mechanics and also in Controls.

Iowa State University
Ames, IA - Iowa State University offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Systems Technology, Industrial Technology, and Mechanical Engineering all with fluid power courses. Iowa State University has research programs in application, control, modeling, simulation of fluid power and mechatronics for advanced machinery systems.

iSTEM Geauga Early College High School
Concord Township, OH - High school in Ohio.

Ivy Tech Community College
Lafayette, IN - The Manufacturing and Industrial Technology program at Ivy Tech Community College is designed to prepare students for the modern manufacturing environment. Their graduates receive a fluid power certificate and are trained in installation, repair, troubleshooting and maintenance of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

James Hunt High School
Wilson, NC - School in Wilson, North Carolina.

JSTEM Academy
Converse, TX - Middle School in Converse.

Kankakee Community College
Kankakee, IL - Kankakee Community College offers fluid power courses that cover both hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Operations and use of components in systems, including proper application of valves, actuators, compressors, cylinders, pumps and filters is taught to 25-50 students each year. The school has developed mutually beneficial relationships with local companies responding to their workforce needs.

Kaskaskia College
Centralia, IL - Kaskaskia College offers a Certificate for Industrial Service Technician with a INDT 110 Fluid Power class.

Kirkwood Community College
Cedar Rapids, IA - Kirkwood Community College based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, provides education to nearly 25,000 students in college credit classes another 41,000 people in continuing education and training programs. Kirkwood’s Automation and Instrumentation Technologies program prepares students for a broad range of careers in industrial automation and process control. These programs feature industry-guided curriculum and hands-on labs.

Kromrey Middle School
Middleton, WI - School in Middleton, Wisconsin.

Lake Cumberland ATC
Russell Spring, KY -

Lamar County Center for Technical Education
Purvis, MS - At LCCTE, teachers and staff offer a unique experience to engage students in a variety of programs, combining academic and technical skills, while preparing them for opportunities beyond high school. Whether students are college bound or ready to start their careers, CTE programs offer a combination of academic rigor, technical skill development, and the soft skills that will set them apart in both college and the workplace.

Lawrence Technological University
Southfield, MI - Lawrence Technological University is a private university founded in 1932. Four degree programs offer courses that include curriculum relevant to control through fluid power. Lawrence Technological University and its College of Engineering and also engaged in a number of outreach activities that focus awareness on STEM education and career opportunities.

Lawson State Community College
Bessemer, AL - INT 118 Fundamentals of Hydraulics and Pneumatics, This course includes the fundamental concepts and theories for the safe operation of hydraulic and pneumatic systems used with industrial production equipment. Topics include the physical concepts, theories, laws, air flow characteristics, actuators, valves, accumulators, symbols, circuitry, filters, servicing safety, and preventive maintenance and the application of these concepts to perform work. Upon completion, students should be able to service and perform preventive maintenance functions on hydraulic and pneumatic systems. This course is taught 2 times a year with about 10- 15 students.

Liberty University
Lynchburg, VA - Liberty University teaches fluid lines and fittings and hydraulic and pneumatic systems three times a year and has around 50 students enrolled in its Airframe and Powerplant Aviation Maintenance Technician School.

Lone Star College
Houston, TX - Lone Star has a new Energy and Manufacturing Institute with 17 labs. Some are equipped with lab volt trainers. They offer Basic Hydraulic and Pneumatic courses for credit and workforce education as well as customized training for area businesses.

Lower Columbia College
Longview, WA - Lower Columbia College provides training for both mobile and industrial hydraulic technicians.

Loyalist College
Belleville, ON - Loyalist College offers both Manufacturing Engineering Technician and Mechanical Techniques programs which include Fluid Power as core courses of the curriculum. These courses allow students to learn the basics of hydraulics and pneumatics as they apply to both the mechanical and manufacturing industries.

Lynde & Harry Bradley Technology and Trade School
Milwaukee, WI - Lynde and Harry Bradley Technology and Trade High School (Bradley Tech) is the premier technology and trade school of Milwaukee.

Macomb Community College
Warren, MI - Macomb Community College is one of the nation's leading community colleges, providing learning experiences to nearly 48,000 students annually. Macomb college currently offers four fluid power courses. Industrial Hydraulics, Electro-hydraulics, Mobile Hydraulics and Pneumatics.

Mad River Middle School
Dayton, OH - Throughout its history, MRMS has been challenging students with rigorous, well-rounded curriculum focusing on academics, activities, athletics, and the arts.

Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI - Marquette University's Engineering Department has been training engineers for over 100 years. the college offers Biomedical, Civil, Computer, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering degrees. It also offers Construction Management and Engineering. Their Mechanical and Biomedical engineering programs offer Fluids and Advanced Fluids as part of the curricular offerings.

Marshalltown Community College
Marshalltown, IA - Marshalltown Community College teaches Electro-Mechanical Systems Technology and machine trades.

Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School
Decatur, GA - School in Decatur, Georgia.

Maryland Avenue Montessori School
Milwaukee, WI - We are a Montessori School for students in K3-Grade 8, providing a well rounded, high quality education which prepares students for life.

Marysville Early College High School
Marysville, OH - Marysville Early College High School is a school of choice for high school students who attend the Marysville Exempted Village School District.

Masuk High School
Monroe, CT - Masuk High School is the only public high school of Monroe, Connecticut, United States, and includes grades 9 through 12. It is located on Connecticut Route 111 in Monroe, between Old Coach Road and Pond View Road.

MC2 STEM High School
Cleveland, OH - MC2 STEM High School's Mission is to model a rigorous STEM education in a non-traditional environment through trans-disciplinary curricula.

McCracken County High School
Paducah, KY - McCracken County High School is a public secondary school located west of Paducah, Kentucky that opened on August 9, 2013.

Merrill Middle School
Oshkosh, WI - High School in Oshkosh.

Metro Early College Middle and High School
Columbus, OH - Metro is a small, intellectually vibrant public STEM school option open to students throughout central Ohio.

Metro Institute of Technology
Columbus, OH - Metro Early College High School was born out of the desire of both the Ohio State University and Battelle to create a “small” STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) school with a “big footprint.”

Middle Creek High School
Apex, NC - Middle Creek High School is at 123 Middle Creek Park Avenue Cary, North Carolina,

Milwaukee School of Engineering
Milwaukee, WI - MSOE offers undergraduate and graduate courses in fluid power and electrohydraulic motion control technology. MSOE also offers short courses, seminars and certificate programs in fluid power and electrohydraulic motion control technology. In addition, the Fluid Power Institute conducts contract research, product design and development, and testing of hydraulic and pneumatic components and systems. FPI's main research laboratory contains 400 and 600 hp hydraulic power supplies and a variety of other equipment and instrumentation for conducting performance, endurance and pressure fatigue tests on virtually any fluid power component.

Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO -

Mitchell Middle School
Racine, WI - Mitchell is a science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics school (STEAM). It has an award-winning history in these subjects, including winning five titles in the last six years at the National Fluid Power Challenge.

Moberly Area Technical Center
Moberly, MO - Moberly School District in Missouri.

Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology
Stoney Creek, Ontario, - Mohawk College has offered a Mechanical Engineering Technician Program specializing in Fluid Power Automation for 20 years. They are a designated FPEF key school offering comprehensive training in hydraulics, pneumatics and their associated control. Mohawk College actively participates in promoting the fluid power industry with its local boards of education.

Montana State University
Bozeman, MT - Montana State University is further developing its fluid power curriculum beginning with Introduction to Fluid Power Technology (with lab), to follow with Fluid Power Controls and Advanced Fluid Power Design as well as continuing education courses in Troubleshooting and Maintenance of Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems.

Montana State University
Havre, MT - Montana State University is further developing its fluid power curriculum beginning with Introduction to Fluid Power Technology (with lab), to follow with Fluid Power Controls and Advanced Fluid Power Design as well as continuing education courses in Troubleshooting and Maintenance of Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems.

Moraine Valley Community College
Palos Hills, IL - Moraine Valley Community College is a community college located in Palos Hills, Illinois in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. Founded in 1967, it is the second largest community college in the state. Moraine Valley offers certificates for Fluid Power Technician and Mechanical and Fluid Power Maintenance.

Mount SI High School
Snoqualmie, WA - Mount Si High School is a high school located in the Snoqualmie Valley in Snoqualmie, Washington and a part of Snoqualmie Valley School District #410.

Mountwest Community and Technical College
Huntington, WV - Mountwest Community and Technical College is a public institution located in Huntington, WV. The college provides open access to education and training for a diverse population and assists students and employers meet regional and global workforce demands. MCTC, in cooperation with a local school district, is offering intro-intermediate and advanced hydraulic and pneumatic courses to both secondary and post-secondary students. This educational program is made possible through a three-way partnership with the college, the Wayne County Board of Education, and local businesses.

Murray State University
Murray, KY - The Electromechanical Engineering Technology program teaches an EMT 261 Fluid Power lecture and an EMT 262 FLuid Power applied laboratory. The program then integrates fluid power into other upper level courses like EMT 310-PLCs, EMT 312 - Industrial Instrumentation, EMT 455 - Industrial Controls, and EMT 462 - Motion Controls. Each of the courses is offered once a year and we have just over 60 students enrolled in the Electromechanical Engineering Technology program.

Nashua Catholic Reg. Jr. High School
Nashua, NH -

Needham B. Broughton High School
Raleigh, NC - Needham B. Broughton High School, commonly known as Broughton High School, is one of the flagship schools of the Wake County Public School System.

New Hope Christian Academy
Palatine, IL - New Hope Christian Academy is an urban, college-preparatory, Christian elementary school.

NIHF STEM Middle School
Akron, OH - The National Inventors Hall of Fame® School ... Center for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Learning.

Norco College
Norco, CA - Norco College is part of Riverside Community College which was established in 1916. The school offers more than 100 programs leading to an associate degree, career certificate or transfer to a four-year college or university. Norco offers an Automated Systems Technician Certificate Program which includes a course in Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems.

North Dakota State College of Science
Wahpeton, ND - North Dakota State College of Science offers an AAS Degree in Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics Technology.

North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND -

North Georgia Tech College
Clarkesville, GA - Located in Clarkesville. Provides credit and non-credit courses in medical, business, computer, technical, industrial and service fields.

Northcentral Technical College
Wausau, WI - We offer Fluid Power 1 (1 credit) Fluid Power 2 (1 credit) Fluid Power 3 (1 credit). We also offer Hydraulics & Pneumatics in our apprenticeship programs.

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Green Bay, WI - Northeast Wisconsin Technical College offers Associate Degrees in Manufacturing Engineering Technology and Electro-Mechanical Technology, which includes a class in Basic Hydraulics.

Northwest High School
Canal Fulton, OH - Northwestern High School is a public high school near Springfield, Ohio. It is the only high school in the Northwestern Local Schools district.

Northwest Iowa Community College
Sheldon, IA - Northwest Iowa Community College is a community college in Sheldon, Iowa. Northwest Iowa Community College was organized April 27, 1966. The college is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Northwest Middle School
Canal Fulton, OH - Middle School in Canal Fulton.

Northwestern Michigan College
Traverse City, MI - Northwestern Michigan College offers AAS Degrees in Engineering Technology and Robotics & Automation, with classes in Fluid Power, Robotics & Automation and Programmable Logic Controllers.

Ohio State University - Wooster
Wooster, OH - Ohio State offers a Hydraulic Power and Motion Control Associate of Applied Science degree, as well as a Certificate in Hydraulic Service and Repair.

Ohio University
Athens, OH - The Department of Engineering Technology and Management in the Russ College of Engineering and Technology at Ohio University has a long and rich history of preparing graduates for careers in applied engineering and technical management. The Engineering Technology and Management Program has a dedicated Parker Fluid Power lab and offers required courses in Hydraulics, Pneumatics and Power Transmission.

Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK - Oklahoma State University offers a four-year Bachelor of Science in Technolog y Program.

Panther Creek High School
Cary, NC - Panther Creek High School is located in Cary, North Carolina in the United States, and is the home of the Catamounts.

Papillion-La Vista South High School
Papillion, NE - Papillion-La Vista South High School is a high school in Papillion, Nebraska. It is one of two high schools in the Papillion-La Vista Public School District. The school's principal is Jeff Johnson.

Pennsbury High School
Levittown, PA - Pennsbury High School is a public high school located in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania. It is part of Pennsbury School District.

Piedmont Technical College
Greenwood, SC - Piedmont Technical College offers an IMT 131 Hydraulics & Pneumatics class with 4.0 credit hours.

Pilgrim Park Middle School
Elm Grove, WI - Each student at Pilgrim Park Middle School is supported individually to reach their ultimate potential. The school's dedicated staff strives to develop the "whole child"—academically, emotionally and socially.

Pinckney High School
Pinckney, MI - Pinckney High School, or Pinckney Community High School is a high school located in Pinckney, Michigan. The current high school building is at 10255 Dexter-Pinckney Road in Pinckney.

Providence Elementary School
Fairfax, VA - Elementary School in Fairfax.

Pueblo Community College
Pueblo, CO - Our school provides students with pneumatic and hydraulic education in the areas of system design, troubleshooting and maintenance.

Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN - The School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University conducts research concerning the control and online diagnostics of electrohydraulic systems. Current research thrust includes self-adapting controllers for electrohydraulics, online diagnostics and remaining life estimations of electrohydraulic systems, self-healing electrohydraulic systems and intelligent electrohydraulic systems via information technologies.

Reading Area Community College
Reading, PA -

REAL School
Racine, WI - The Racine Educational Alternative Learning (REAL) School is an instrumental charter school under the Racine Unified School District. Founded in 2000, REAL School maintains a vision of helping young people become excited about learning.

Reyboldsburg ESTEM Academy
Reynoldsburg, OH - Creating a challenging learning community where students experience science, technology, engineering and math through a variety of disciplines and are engaged in innovative thinking and problem solving, while examining the environmental and social issues of current and future generations.

Riverside University High School
Milwaukee, WI - Riverside is known throughout the region as the Advanced Placement school. RUHS offers more Honors and AP courses than any other area high school.

Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY - Rochester Institute of Technology is a major technical university located in Rochester, NY. RIT offers an extensive program of Manufacturing Engineering Technology that also includes Packaging Science. As part of these programs a broad range of fluid power courses are offered. RIT is known for its cooperative education program that began in 1912 and is the hallmark of an RIT education.

Rock Valley College
Rockford, IL -

Rosedale Technical College
Pittsburgh, PA - Rosedale Technical College offers our Diesel and Industrial Technology students 144 total hours (84 classroom, 60 lab)(6.0 credit hours) of mobile and industrial hydraulics. Each course is 8 weeks long and are taught throughout the year. Students learn everything from the basic principles to hydrostatic steering and transmissions. We utilize EATON learning resources to include the HTS-1 Hydraulics trainers.

Rufus King International School – High School Campus
Milwaukee, WI - Rufus King International School – High School Campus, or Rufus King, is a public magnet high school located on the north side of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, part of the Milwaukee Public Schools district.

Saginaw Career Complex
Saginaw, MI - Saginaw Career Complex is a public vocational education center for Saginaw County located at 2102 Weiss Street in Saginaw, Michigan and part of the Saginaw Public School District.

San Jacinto Community College
Pasadena, TX - San Jacinto Community College offers ELMT-1305, a basic fluid power course covering pneumatic and hydraulic systems, fluid power symbols, operating theory, components, and basic electrical and manual controls.

Sanderson High School
Raleigh, NC - Jesse O. Sanderson High School, more commonly called Sanderson High School, is a co-educational 9–12 public high school in the Wake County Public School System.

Schaumburg Community College
Schaumburg, IL -

Sequoyah Middle School
Doraville, GA - Middle school in Doraville, Georgia.

Shadow Ridge High School
Waddell, AZ - Shadow Ridge High School is a high school in Surprise, Arizona under the jurisdiction of the Dysart Unified School District. It began playing varsity sports in the first week of September 2010.

Sheridan Technical College
Hollywood, FL - As a Broward County Public School, Sheridan Technical College (STC) offers career and technical study programs affording students the opportunity to gain skills in high wage, high demand occupational fields and compete successfully in the global workforce.

South Central College
North Mankato, MN - South Central College offers 50 Technical Career and Professional programs including degrees or certificates with specific fluid power components.

South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD -

South Division High School
Milwaukee, WI - South Division High School is the largest bilingual high school in the state of Wisconsin, offering rigorous curriculum for college-bound students.

Southeast Community College
Milford, NE - The Southeast Community College Manufacturing Engineering Technology program educates and prepares students to take on today’s engineering and manufacturing challenges. Students are trained to become part of an engineering team. The school offers a focus area that includes training for careers in the fluid power industry.

Southeast Raleigh High School
Raleigh, NC - The Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School: Center For Leadership & Technology is a magnet high school in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. It opened in 1997 as a magnet school with a focus on math, science, and technology.

Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Weatherford, OK - SWOSU has 15 nationally-accredited academic programs and for over a century has been preparing students to succeed. Approximately 4800 students enroll each fall on the Weatherford campus and 400 students attend classes on the Sayre campus. The school offers TECH 3613 Power Systems class with a required hands-on lab using fluid power textbooks. This class is offered in both fall and spring semesters with 24 students each semester.

Spokane Community College
Spokane, WA - Spokane Community College has a hydraulic and pneumatic automation technology program that equips students with employable skills through direct, hands-on training in fluid power.

Spring Hill Middle School
Laurinburg, NC - School in North Carolina.

St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
Milwaukee, WI - St. Thomas Aquinas Academy is a vibrant Catholic learning community, empowering and preparing future leaders for lifelong stewardship through an academically challenging and faith-centered environment.

Stanly Community College
Albemarle, NC - Stanly Community College is one of 58 community colleges in the North Carolina Community College System. SCC is located in Albemarle, NC with a satellite campus in Locust, NC

Stebbins High School
Dayton, OH - Walter E. Stebbins High School is part of the Mad River Local School District. The school is located in Riverside, Ohio, United States and serves over 1000 students. Stebbins's mascot is the Indian.

Stuarts Draft Middle School
Stuarts Draft, VA - School in Stuarts Draft, Virginia.

Tennessee College of Applied Technology
Pulaski, TN - Tennessee College of Applied Technology offers Certificates and Diplomas as part of its Advanced Manufacturing and Industrial Maintenance Technology Programs. Classes include Basic Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics as well as Theory and Lab.

Texas A&M University
College Station, TX - The oldest public university in Texas, this flagship university provides the best return-on-investment among Texas's public schools, with almost 400 degrees. The College of Engineering at Texas A&M University in College Station is in the top 10 Nationally in Research and is home to more than 15,000 engineering students in 14 departments. The Department of Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution is one of the 14 departments and is the home of the Endowed Bosch Rexroth/RC Womack Fluid Power Laboratory. The laboratory is used as a teaching lab to provide exposure and engineering education with "hands on" hydraulic and pneumatic experience to over 1600 Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution Students.

Texas State Technical College
Waco, TX - TSTC's Industrial Maintenance & Engineering Technology offers an A.A.S. in Industrial Maintenance, an A.A.S. in Facilities Engineering Management, a Certificate as an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, along with other certificates. The curriculum for the Certificate includes studies of pumps, compressors, mechanical drives, refrigeration principles, basic electrical theory, motor controls, basic hydraulics and more for total credits of 41. The A.A.S. degrees build on the certificate curriculum with the addition of Programmable Logic Controllers, Troubleshooting, Reliability and Maintainability, Pneumatics and more for a total of 71 credits.

The Dayton Regional STEM School
Kettering, OH - The Dayton Regional STEM School is public STEM school in Kettering, OH serving grades 6-12 with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

The Health Sciences & Human Services STEM Academy
Reynoldsburg, OH - (HS)2 STEM students are interested in serving their community and want to explore a future in the health sciences and human services fields.

Tidewater Community College
Norfolk, VA - Tidewater Community College, also known as "TCC," is a two-year higher education institution in South Hampton Roads with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach.

Trevor-Wilmot School
Trevor, WI - Together with families and community, our mission is to create a student-centered comprehensive learning environment fostering personal and academic excellence.

Triton College
River Grove, IL - Triton College is a two-year non-for-profit community college based in River Grove, IL that offers career focused coursework both lab and lecture based. Their Engineering Technology program is focused on automation.

Twin Rivers Middle School
Buford, GA - Twin Rivers Middle School in Georgia.

Union County Career and Technology Center
Union, SC - Mechatronics 1 and 2 is offered at UCCTC and we have one pneumatic trainer and 3 FESTO MechLabs. We do not have any hydraulic trainers. Standards require teaching in both of the fluid power systems. Currently there are 60 students enrolled in my mechatronics program. Both my Mechatronics 1 and 2 classes meet daily for 90 minutes.

Uniontown Area School District
Uniontown, PA - Uniontown Area School District is a highly fragmented midsized, rural public school district located in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. It serves the city of Uniontown and the boroughs of Ohiopyle, and Markleysburg.

Universal Technical Institute
Rancho Cucamonga, CA - Universal Technical Institute's Los Angeles campus provides students with the technical education needed to begin successful careers in the automotive, diesel and industrial fields. Students work with mobile and industrial equipment and also receive training on electronically controlled hydraulic systems.

University of Akron
Akron, OH - The University of Akron is a four-year university that also offers two-year associate degrees in Manufacturing Engineering Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology with fluid power related courses.

University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA - The University of California, San Diego is a public research university located in the La Jolla neighborhood of San Diego, California, in the United States.

University of Dayton
Dayton, OH - The University of Dayton's Department of Engineering Technology maintains over 10,000 square feet of laboratory facilities including labs dedicated to automation and controls, computer integrated manufacturing, design and fabrication, electronic design, fluid power, industrial process and design, manufacturing processes and microprocessors.

University of Illinois at Chicago, Mechatronics La
Chicago, IL - The University of Illinois at Chicago offers mechatronics in mechanical, industrial and electrical engineering curriculums.

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL - The University of Illinois Departments of Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering conduct research and teach classes in fluid power. Current research projects focus primarily on control of electrohydraulic systems.

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI -

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN - The University of Minnesota Department of Mechanical Engineering conducts research and teaches fluid power. Current research focuses on modeling, control and teleoperation of electrohydraulic systems.

University of Missouri - Columbia
Columbia, MO - The University of Missouri - Columbia offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in the field of engineering. The Fluid Power Research Consortium performs provided advanced analysis and experimentation for Fluid Power applications.

University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK - The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, home of the Canadian Light Source. The Fluid Power Research group has a history of research in the area of fluid power and has courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Over 100 graduate students have graduated from the Fluid Power Group at the M.Sc and PhD levels.

University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON - The University of Waterloo's Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering has been involved in several research areas concerned with fluid power. Development of smart pneumatic valves, improvement of hydraulics systems used in forestry and development of hydraulic-based active suspension systems are some examples.

Utah Valley University
Orem, UT - Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah, offers a wide array of certificates and degrees while maintaining its foundation in the skilled trades. Fluid Power courses are offered as part of the diesel mechanics technology program.

Valley STEM + ME2 Academy
Canfield, OH - The STEM school is a collaboration of partnering public school districts, local businesses and industry partners, the Ohio STEM Learning Network, and higher education institutions.

Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN - Vanderbilt University conducts research and development in control of compressible fluid powered systems and novel high energy density power sources.

Vernon College
Wichita Falls, TX - Vernon College is a comprehensive community college that offers six fluid power courses each year in its Industrial Automation Systems programs. Students use this knowledge to integrate fluid power content into advanced classes such as robotics, electromechanical systems, instrumentation and industrial automation

Wake Forest High School
Wake Forest, NC - Wake Forest High School, formerly Wake Forest-Rolesville High School, is a four-year high school located in Wake Forest, North Carolina.

Washington High School of Information Technology
Milwaukee, WI - Washington High School of Information Technology’s technology-integrated academic foundation prepares students for the challenges of our ever-changing global society.

Waukesha CountyTechnical College
Pewaukee, WI - Waukesha County Technical College offers degrees in Mechanical Design Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology. Certificates are offered in Mechatronics for Electronic Technicians and Mechatronics for Mechanical Designers. Fluid power courses include Basic Hydraulics, Basic Pneumatics and Intermediate Fluid Power (Hydraulics & Pneumatics)

Waunakee High School
Waunakee, WI - Waunakee High School is a public high school located in Waunakee, Wisconsin. It is part of the Waunakee Community School District and part of the Badger Conference in athletics.

Wauwatosa School District
Wauwatosa, WI - Wauwatosa School District is a K-12 program which promotes Project Lead The Way and Gateway to Technology classes in all of its middle and high schools. It also has a district wide PLTW Club which provides out-of-school STEM projects for the students.

Wayne County Community College
Detroit, MI - Wayne County Community College District is a community college district with its headquarters in Downtown Detroit, Michigan. It was founded in 1967.

Weber Technical Institute
Stockton, CA -

West High School
Columbus, OH - West High School is a public high school located on the west side of Columbus, Ohio. It is a part of Columbus City Schools. The original building opened in 1908. The school colors are buff and brown. The school nickname is the Cowboys.

West Virginia Northern Community College
Wheeling, WV -

West Virginia University Institute of Technology
Montgomery, WV - Based in Montgomery, WV, West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), a division of WVU, is a four-year, undergraduate college. The Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering at WVU Tech has eight ABET accredited programs including various engineering disciplines. The school is taking several initiatives to develop and update new mechanical engineering courses and laboratories to provide capstone design research opportunities for students in many new areas including fluid power.

Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI - Western Michigan University is one of the four Carnegie Research Extensive universities in Michigan with a student body of over 25,000. The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences of WMU has 2,100 students and is located in a 323,000-square-foot campus in a Business Technology and Research Park in Kalamazoo, MI. To advance education and research in fluid power and motion control, in collaboration with Parker Hannifin Corporation, WMU developed a new Motion and Control Laboratory in 2003. Beyond classes, this laboratory is also used by students for research and senior design projects. Most recent student projects in this lab include, control of inertial hydraulic load, online pneumatic system control, hydraulic bicycle, NSF REU projects, and several other innovative hydraulic application developments.

Western New England University
Springfield, MA - Western New England University (WNE) is a small private university in Springfield, MA. The College of Engineering at WNE has five ABET accredited departments (Mechanical, Electrical and Computer, Biomedical, Civil and Industrial), with an overall undergraduate student body of about 600. In addition to its undergraduate curriculum, the departments of Mechanical and Electrical engineering offer a part-time Master's program, while the department of Industrial Engineering offers a full-time Ph.D. program.

Westside Academy
Milwaukee, WI - Westside Academy is a school with high expectations focusing on core academics and the social-emotional development of our students to prepare them to be college and career ready.

Whitehaven High School
Memphis, TN - Whitehaven High School is committed to providing all students with the skills and experiences necessary to assure the possibility of productive, successful and happy lives.

William Tennent High School
Warminster, PA - William Tennent High School is a public high school serving grades 9 through 12, located in Warminster, Pennsylvania, US.

Wisconsin Hills Middle School
Brookfield, WI - Wisconsin Hills believes in the “Capturing Kids Hearts” philosophy that you must capture children’s hearts in order to reach their minds. The school’s dedicated staff strives to develop the “whole child”—academically, emotionally and socially.

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
Shell Lake, WI -