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Welcome to FLATE

hccThe Florida Advanced Technological Education Center (FLATE), a National Science Foundation Center of Excellence in high-technology manufacturing, is the go-to organization for manufacturing and advanced technical education, best practices and resources supporting the high performance skilled workforce for Florida’s manufacturing sectors. FLATE provides exemplary industry partnerships, workforce opportunity, and educational synergy throughout the state of Florida by connecting industry and workforce needs to targeted educational endeavors at many community and state colleges across Florida.

 Made in Florida

headerFLATE has built a web portal for students in middle and high schools where they can learn about the wonderful, profitable opportunities in considering manufacturing as a career choice. Every day, we enjoy things that many people don’t realize were made in Florida. Behind every product and technology we use, there is a world of manufacturing. Today, in Florida, more than 14,000 different companies and 355,000 people work in the manufacturing field. The site has areas of information and resources for students, educators and industry.  Visit MadeInFlorida.org


New FLATE Impact Video

 

 

 


Florida Manufacturing Month 2017 

  • MFG Day Planning Call for Educators (Tuesday, Aug. 22 @ 3 p.m.)
  • Regional MFG Day Coordinators Webinar (Held on August 9)
    • Webinar Slides Available for downloading on the FLATE Wiki

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES & INFORMATION  POSTED AT:


 WHAT’S NEW

NEWSLETTER

Register today for the 3rd Annual Manufacturing 5K Run Walk Paddle for Education

2017 Robotics Camp Photo Montage

2017 Robotics Camp on WFLA News Channel 8

FLATE Videos Page 


2017 Professional Development Opportunities 

ET Forum at College at Central Florida. September 28-29

HTEC Machining Educators’ Conference Series. (May-September 2017)

First Annual National Symposium for Supply Chain Automation. October 2-3

Science Educator Wokrshop. October 30-31

 


Miscellaneous Resources

NEW! EXPLORING ADVANCED MANUFACTURING  FREE online course open to all.

New Resources for ET CORE and Machining NIMS Alignment

WHITE PAPER: Manufacturing Day Tours: Student Feedback Shows Huge Impact

“Made in FLORIDA 2015: What’s Made in Your Backyard?” (Teacher’s Guide & Student Handouts)

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