AFC Joint Spring Commission Conference Highlights Industry-Education Partnerships
Manufacturing partnerships at Tallahassee Community College (TCC) are in the spotlight in May. TCC is an Exemplary Practice nominee for the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) Occupational and Workforce Education Commission (OWEC) and will be presenting “A Holistic Approach to Improving a Manufacturing Environment” at the upcoming AFC Joint Spring Commission Conference. In this presentation, Michelle Baragona, senior human resources performance consultant with Danfoss Turbocor (DT) and Rick Frazier, director of workforce development at Tallahassee Community College will describe the involvement of TCC with DT prior their relocation to Tallahassee from Canada.
have a partnership story to share? If so, please contact FLATE, as well as take the opportunity to recognize your industry, college, and high school partners who make the connection real through their support for our Florida advanced manufacturing students. Winners of the Industry Honors and Professional Recognition Program are recognized in three categories: Industry Distinguished Service Award for industry personnel recognizing outstanding contributions to promote technology education and career awareness in support of advanced manufacturing; Manufacturing Post-Secondary Educator of the Year and Manufacturing Secondary Educator of the Year recognize educators in colleges, technical schools, and high
schools for outstanding contributions to manufacturing and/or engineering technology education. Please refer to the flier for additional details regarding these awards. Winners receive awards during the MAF Annual Manufacturers Summit Awards Banquet in Orlando, FL. Nominations are open May 1 through August 31 and online nomination is fast and easy: embed award nomination form here