2022 FLATE MANUFACTURING AWARDS
The Awards represent our efforts to recognize leaders who have been at the forefront of manufacturing workforce education and training. This is the fifteenth year of the awards program, and is one of FLATE’s many efforts to showcase and recognize the contributions of educators and industries in advancing technician education and training on a regional and statewide level.
About the FLATE MANUFACTURING AWARDS
The Florida Advanced Technological Center (FLATE) and FloridaMakes, are working together to coordinate the 2022 FLATE Awards and recognition program. This will be our 15th year of recognizing educators as well as industry and community partners who support the advanced manufacturing industry in Florida FLATE Awards are geared to recognize secondary and post-secondary educators, and industry professionals for their outstanding contributions to promote and support technology education and careers awareness in manufacturing. Awardees are recognized under three separate categories and includes individuals in any manufacturing area including economic development, industry, education and administration. In 2022, FLATE introduces a new award recognizing the Most Innovative Manufacturing Month Student Event for the previous year.
FLATE award winners are selected from nominations submitted from all across the state. Nominees are judged by an Awards Committee made up of industry representative(s), FAITE board member(s), past awardee(s), and member(s) of the FloridaMakes Workforce Leadership Committee. The Awards Committee reserves the right to select award recipients that do not meet FACTE’s membership requirements.
FLATE Awards Timeline
- Nominations closed on March 31, 2022
- Award winners will be notified by April 29, 2022
- Awards will be presented July 19-21 at the FACTE Annual Conference in Jacksonville, FL
and on October 25-26 at the FloridaMakes Make More Summit
2022 FLATE Distinguished Manufacturing Secondary Educator-of-the-Year Award:
The FLATE Distinguished Manufacturing Secondary Educator of the year award recognizes a high school educator for outstanding contributions to manufacturing and/or engineering technology education. Recipients of this award must have made significant contributions toward innovative, unique and novel programs and have shown a professional commitment towards manufacturing industry. To learn more about this award criteria click here.
2022 FLATE Distinguished Manufacturing Post-Secondary Educator-of-the-Year Award:
The FLATE Distinguished Manufacturing Post-Secondary Educator-of-the-Year Award recognizes a community college or technical school educator for outstanding contributions to manufacturing and/or engineering technology education and training of today’s advanced manufacturing workforce. Nominees for the award must have demonstrated an impact on technology education at the local, state, and/or national level. To learn more about this award criteria click here.
2022 FLATE Distinguished Manufacturing Partner Service Award:
The FLATE Distinguished Manufacturing Partner Service Award recognizes key personnel for outstanding contributions to promote technology education and career awareness in support of manufacturing. This award includes nominees working in any manufacturing area such as economic development, industry, education and administration. Awardees must have demonstrated an impact on technology education at the local, state, and/or national level. The award represents FLATE’s commitment to recognize colleagues who made significant contributions to the outreach, education, and training of today’s advanced manufacturing workforce. To learn more about this award criteria click here.
FLATE Most Innovative Manufacturing Month Student Event Award for 2021:
This award recognizes outstanding and innovative ways to promote manufacturing career awareness and technology education through innovative student outreach events during Manufacturing Month. In-person or virtual events include student tours of manufacturing facilities or other event that engages students in innovative ways directly with manufacturers.
Awardees will have demonstrated impact on student perception and knowledge about manufacturing careers at the local, state, and/or national level. The award represents FLATE’s commitment to recognize organizations or companies who have made significant contributions to manufacturing or engineering technology outreach or educational programs in our public or private educational institutions. To learn more about this award criteria click here.