Josh Cramer

Education & Workforce Development Director

Josh Cramer joined NCDMM in 2018 as the Education and Workforce Director for America Makes, providing overall program leadership responsibility for all America Makes’ Education and Workforce initiatives.

Previously, Josh served as the Director of Educational Programs at the SME Education Foundation, monitoring, promoting, and evaluating all major programs. During his time with the foundation, he also served as the Interim Executive Director of the Foundation, as well as Director of K-12 Educational Programs and Senior Educational Program Officer. He was responsible for actively collaborating with manufacturing partners to assess the knowledge and skillset needed to establish strategic plans while building programs to meet the skills gap needs of manufacturers.

Prior to the SME Education Foundation, Josh was the Director of School Engagement, Eastern Region for Project Lead The Way (PLTW), a nonprofit organization that provides a transformative learning experience for PreK-12 students and teachers across the U.S.

Josh began his education career in 2004 as an Applied Engineering Instructor for the South Park School District in South Park, PA. He holds a Master’s in Education and a Bachelor of Science in Education from the California University of Pennsylvania.