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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.

Can you help us?

Obtaining feedback from industries is vital to reviewing curriculum content of schools preparing a competent workforce to meet industries’ needs. Florida Makes in partnership with Polk State College (PSC) and FLATE (Florida Advanced Technology Education) are requesting your extremely valuable participation. The survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete.

 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


Florida Manufacturing Month 2017 

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 WHAT’S NEW

NEWSLETTER

Robotics Camp at IHMC Ocala (NEW)

FLATE Impact Video

2017 Robotics Camp Photo Montage

2017 Robotics Camp on WFLA News Channel 8

FLATE Videos Page 


Miscellaneous Resources & Professional Development Opportunities

FCPN Conference (Jupiter, FL). Jan 10-12. 2018 

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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