Jeff Andretti Motorsports Marketing Partners (JAM) is a not-for-profit purposely established to develop and distribute a unique and exciting educational platform promoting STEAM education and career paths. Andretti FASTTRACK Experience (AFE) is JAM’s premier platform that provides a highly unique learning ecosystem utilizing motorsports (and other exciting topics) as the backdrop to teach fundamental STEAM principles. It is designed to connect STEAM education in the classroom, with the skills, excitement and challenges that come with career opportunities in the marketplace. AFE specifically leverages the Arts “STE(A)M” through the inclusion of creativity and design. As an example, students can learn STEAM concepts when presented the challenge to apply their creativity in optimizing the design of a Motorsports racing car.
Andretti FastTrack Experience offers educators access to turn-key lessons (activities) that align to grade specific standards for ease of implementation, to utilize in their classrooms, both supplementing and enhancing their STEAM curriculum.
Andretti FASTTRACK’s streaming videos, website, mobile apps, classroom activities, and LIVE experiential events will enhance students’ problem-solving skills, by walking them through compelling case studies… identifying a problem, exploring various theories, and then testing possible solutions…promoting a positive, fun, “can-do” approach and entrepreneurial spirit. AFE has the potential to impact millions of students.
One of AFE’s most influential partners is By Kids For Kids (BKFK), a renowned education marketing and content provider with access to over 50 million K-12 students nationally, plus teachers, parents and many education organizations nationally. BKFK is also a long time partner and administrator of Warren Buffett 's Secret Millionaires Club - Learn & Earn program that teaches financial literacy and entrepreneurship.