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Soar Into Aviation Education - Kent State University
Aviation Education and Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Training for High School Educators and Administrators
Date and Time:
Thursday, August 1, 2024, starting at 08:00 Eastern Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Jason T. Lorenzon, JD ATP Assistant Professor - Aeronautics Uncrewed Systems Program Lead
Brief Description:

This three-day workshop is free and open to all high school educators and or administrators with an emphasis on communities in need of renewed economic viability and assistance with workforce development. It is designed for those who want to educate future manned aircraft pilots and UAS operators. 

Topics covered include drone flight techniques, Part 107 certification guidance, drone registration procedures, and operating within a crewed environment. This workshop includes training sessions to use Kent State’s established curriculum and tools to discuss with students the educational and career pathways, and training in virtual reality (VR) curriculum in aircraft pilot and UAS operations. 

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Location of Seminar:
College of Aeronautics and Engineering
1400 Lester A Lefton Esplanade

Kent, OH 44242
Directions to Venue:

Date: Thursday Aug 1 through Saturday Aug 3

Location: College of Aeronautics and Engineering

Address: 1400 Lester A Lefton Esplanade, Kent, OH 44242

Time: 8 AM – 5 PM

Parking Information: You can park in the R-5 or R-8 lots on either side of our building. No parking pass is needed as the lots will not be ticketed during the event.


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Sponsoring Division:
Cleveland FSDO GL-25 FAA Safety Team
Contact Information:
Cassy Mendenhall
Phone: (330) 672-3349
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

This workshop is sponsored by the Kent State Unitversity, College of Aeronautics and Engineering and is funded in part by an FAA Workforce Development Grant NG-AWP0009-24-00.




Equal Access Information:
The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is committed to providing equal access to this meeting/event for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, please communicate your request as soon as possible with the person in the “Contact Information” area of the meeting/event notice. Note that two weeks is usually required to arrange services.
Credit Applicability:
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National Project:
UAS Registration Outreach Activity