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OCPS’ Golfview Elementary welcomes visitors from Team Orlando

OnOCPS Golfview STEAM visit May 11, 2017 a group of six teachers from Orange County Public Schools (OCPS), along with Hank Okraski, chairman of the National Center for Simulation (NCS) education and workforce development committee and member of the OCPS community action team, and Dr. Neal Finkelstein, […]

May 31st, 2017|Collaboration Successes, Education and Training|

Believe the unbelievable: Exercise NORTHERN EDGE 17 enhances interoperability with LVC training

By Tech. Sgt. Steven R. Doty, 354 Fighter Wing Public Affairs / Published May 04, 2017, DVIDS reprint

Live, Virtual, and Constructive training is revolutionizing the way the military conducts training operations. More importantly, it’s changing the way the Department of Defense jointly develops, prepares and engages enemy forces during real-world contingencies in the […]

May 31st, 2017|Collaboration Successes, Education and Training|

M&S training for SCPS, OCPS teachers planned for June

The National Center for Simulation (NCS), in partnership with Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS), Orange County Public Schools (OCPS), and AEgis Corporation, will hold a hands-on, three-day modeling and simulation (M&S) training course for educators on June 6-7 in Orlando.

“We are very excited about this course developed […]

February 13th, 2017|Education and Training|

Virtual maintenance trainer plays critical role for Lakota Helicopter airborne

By Rick Gregory, PEO STRI Strategic Communications Support Staff

There’s a saying in the aircraft maintenance world that “You can teach a monkey to fly an aircraft, but not to fix it!”

When it comes to maintenance on the Army’s latest light utility helicopter, the $8.56 million UH-72A Lakota, the Army isn’t monkeying around in ensuring that […]

January 18th, 2017|Education and Training|

Otronicon celebrates technology; promotes STEM

Otronicon, presented by the Orlando Science Center, is an annual conference that brings together the entertaining world of consumer video games with a behind-the-scenes view of the art, technology and science that form the foundation and the future of both the video game and simulation industries.

PM […]

January 18th, 2017|Education and Training, Medical, Mobile Learning, Serious Gaming|

Hagerty High School modeling and simulation labs a model for experiential learning

Hagerty High School in Oviedo, Florida, with the support of the modeling and simulation industry, is leading the educational front on the development and expansion of their modeling and simulation (M&S) laboratories for secondary public schools. The goal is to engage, educate and motivate students to pursue high level STEM careers in modeling and […]

January 18th, 2017|Education and Training|

NAWCTSD excited to help Navy modernize training

GREAT LAKES, (April 20, 2016) -- Seaman Janiece Ware, 21, from Chattanooga, Tennessee, and a student at Training Support Center Great Lakes, operates a new interactive game on an electronic tablet called Recruit Reboot. The Massive Multiplayer Online War Game Leveraging the Internet (MMOWGLI) game, generated by the Navy Post-Graduate School <a href=[…]

September 13th, 2016|Education and Training|

NCS offers M&S Certification for high school students

Submitted by Hank Okraski, SES (Ret.), P.E., CMSP
Chair, NCS Education & Workforce Development Committee

screen-shot-2016-09-13-at-11-54-42-amIn an effort to prepare high school students for internships or entry level positions in the modeling and simulation (M&S) industry, National Center for Simulation (NCS) offers a new certification for high school […]

September 13th, 2016|Education and Training|

FLETC’s Dan Balash is Federal 100 Award recipient

Special submission from FLETC

balash-daniel-fDaniel Balash, Information Technology Project Manager, led the integrated project team that developed, procured, installed, and tested the Virtual Firing Ranges at FLETC, an accomplishment that earned him the prestigious 2016 Federal 100 Award this past spring. The Fed 100 Awards recognize […]

National VHA Simulation Center Dedication Set for Sept. 16

SimLEARN_logoThe Lake Nona-based VHA Simulation Learning, Education and Research Network (SimLEARN) National Simulation Center will dedicate its new facility this Friday, Sept. 16, at 10 a.m. The ceremony will take place in front of the SimLEARN facility located at 13800 Veterans Way, Orlando, Florida 32827. Dr. […]

September 13th, 2016|Education and Training, Medical|