NCS launches M&S certification program for high school students

The National Center for Simulation (NCS) announced at the 2014 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference its plans to launch an industry-accredited certification program for high school students, enabling them to prepare for STEM careers with a focus on Modeling and Simulation.

Team-Orlando-NCS-Modeling-and-Simulation-high-school-curriculum-w The M&S certification exam day for […]

March 27th, 2015|Education and Training, STEM|

UCF’s Leis wins NCS scholarship; enjoying academia life in Orlando

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

A number of University of Central Florida and Daytona State College students have benefitted from successful years of fund raising for the National Center for Simulation, like UCF Graduate Research Assistant Rebecca Leis. The work continues at the 2015 National Center for Simulation and Lou Frey Institute Charity Golf Tournament on […]

March 27th, 2015|Awards and Recognition, STEM|

Team Orlando supports future scientists and engineers

Special Submission by Abdul Siddiqui, PEO STRI STEM Coordinator


Volunteers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory’s Human Research Directorate, Simulation and Training Technology Center (ARL-HRED STTC), the Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) and the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) served as judges at the Seminole County […]

February 23rd, 2015|STEM|

Many Team Orlando entities partner with Otronicon

Otronicon began in 2006 as an effort to “explore the science, art, technology, careers and fun behind video games, simulation and digital media.” As a partner, Team Orlando joined the Orlando Science Center’s effort to recognize and celebrate the impact that digital technologies have made in nearly every aspect of our lives.


January 27th, 2015|Events, Serious Gaming, STEM|

Otronicon brings science, art & technology to Life

Otronicon-wTeam Orlando will once again be a part of this year’s OTRONICON – Orlando Electronic Interactive Entertainment Convention — featuring a selection of games from the 2014 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge finalists and the “Deployable Virtual Training Environment” from Program Manager, Training Systems (PM TRASYS). […]

December 18th, 2014|Events, Serious Gaming, STEM|

STEM Proclamation Announcement at I/ITSEC

TeamOrlando-OC-STEM-wTeam Orlando is excited to once again celebrate the proclamation of Orange County’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Week on Dec. 3 with Orange County Commissioner Pete Clark, representing Mayor Teresa Jacobs, and Deputy Superintendent for Orange County Public Schools Jesús Jara. The ceremony, which is […]

November 26th, 2014|Events, STEM|

NCS premiers M&S Certification for HS students

Learn more about the program in Booth # 2753!

Final-24x36-poster-HS-wStudents in five Orange and Seminole County public high schools and the Orange County Tech Center will have the opportunity to take part in a new Modeling & Simulation (M&S) Certification Program being premiered by the National Center […]

November 26th, 2014|STEM|

Check out the STEM Pavilion at I/ITSEC

By Benn Aaronson, Team Orlando STEM Advocate

Looking for new and innovative K-12 Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) learning ideas for your school, kids or grandkids? Then you should check out the STEM pavilion at this year’s I/ITSEC.

Here’s what you have to look forward to […]

November 26th, 2014|STEM|

Teach-In: Spend an Hour as a Teacher

By Twanna Scroggins, Foundation for Orange County Public Schools

Join Team Orlando and our modeling and simulation industry partners across the region as we participate in Teach-In on November 19, 2014. Each year, in celebration of American Education Week, the Foundation for Orange County Public Schools brings business and civic leaders into the classrooms — […]

September 13th, 2014|Events, STEM|

Busy July for STEM Activities at NAWCTSD

By Sunny Simmonds, NAWCTSD

On July 1, Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) partnered with the National Center for Simulation (NCS) and the University of Central Florida (UCF) Institute for Simulation & Training (IST) to host the ZORA! STEM Summer Camp, a middle school camp organized by the Association to Preserve the Eatonville […]

August 11th, 2014|STEM|