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Murray named as Team Orlando STEM advocate

By Theresa Bradley

KristyMurrayDr. Kristy Murray, president of Summit Strategic Consulting, has taken on the role of STEM Advocate for Team Orlando. She will be working to enhance learning opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) within local school systems. STEM programs have […]

March 14th, 2016|STEM|

2015 I/ITSEC: A growing focus on STEM

Submitted by the Central Florida STEM Education Council

PBL-Workshop3-copy A lot of hard work went into the planning and execution of the PBL Workshop that took place at I/ITSEC.

The Central Florida STEM Education Council and the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference presented the “I/ITSEC Central […]

January 24th, 2016|STEM|

ADL update: BAAs, R&D and collaboration

By Leslie Spotswood, ADL

ADL_Logo_2013-320X202Happy New Year from the ADL Team! We’re excited and ramping up for the year ahead. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the areas we will be focused on:

● The Broad Agency Announcement Process is a major undertaking right now. Quad […]

January 24th, 2016|Education and Training, STEM|

Commissioner Siplin presents STEM Proclamation at I/ITSEC

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Commissioner Victoria Siplin presents the 2015 STEM Proclamation to Capt. Wes Naylor. Commissioner Victoria Siplin presents the 2015 STEM Proclamation to Capt. Wes Naylor. Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs is a strong advocate for Orlando’s Modeling, Simulation and Training epicenter, as well as […]

December 14th, 2015|Awards and Recognition, STEM|

NCS supports STEM initiatives at I/ITSEC

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Lt. Gen. (Ret) Tom Baptiste, president and CEO of NCS, tries out Golfview Elementary's low-cost flight simulator at I/ITSEC. Lt. Gen. (Ret) Tom Baptiste, president and CEO of NCS, tries out Golfview Elementary’s low-cost flight simulator at I/ITSEC. One of the highlights at […]

December 13th, 2015|Events, STEM|

STEM front and center at I/ITSEC

This year’s Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) focus continues to grow at I/ITSEC, and will include a variety of exhibits and events including the Future Team Orlando supports iitsec-stem-2015-ALeaders Pavilion, STEM Pavilion Exhibits, America’s Teachers, Student Tours, Serious Games Showcase & Challenge, and Project-Based Learning Teacher Training.

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November 23rd, 2015|STEM|

techPath: Cultivating tomorrow’s workforce

Courtesy of The Corridor

Corridor-logo-wHigh tech careers in industries such as modeling, simulation and training (MS&T) require an early foundation in the subjects of math and science – topics that could be difficult to excite the average middle or high school student. But the Florida […]

November 23rd, 2015|Events, STEM|

Team Orlando visits the new OCPS Tech Centers Launch Site

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Last month, Orange County Public Schools Tech Centers opened its doors to welcome the first students to the Launch Site, a new state-of-the-art facility at the Mid Florida Campus, featuring a specialized modeling and simulation program.

Members of the Team Orlando […]

September 13th, 2015|Collaboration Successes, Education and Training, STEM|

stemCONNECT gives opportunity to give back, influence STEM workforce

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

stemCONNECTThe STEM Alliance of Central Florida and Team Orlando member, The Corridor, are working to grow and develop STEM support and resources for schools in Florida through stemCONNECT, a web portal designed to assist teachers and students in learning more about the high […]

June 16th, 2015|Collaboration Successes, Education and Training, STEM|

NCS steps up contributions to STEM education in 2015

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This year, in addition to the annual scholarships to students entering or attending the University of Central Florida (UCF) and Daytona State College, NCS awarded five $1,000 scholarships to high school students in Orange and Seminole counties to help offset the costs of tuition and/or books as […]

June 16th, 2015|Awards and Recognition, STEM|