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|

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|

OCPS recognizes Sara Au

Team Orlando supporter -Sara-Au-w Congratulating Sara Au on her recognition for the2015 Adele Graham Award are (left to right) Bill Sublette, Chairman; Au; Barbara Jenkins, Superintendent; and Pam Carson, Senior Manager of Community Resources.

One of Team Orlando’s biggest advocates, particularly in the areas of STEM and Serious […]

November 23rd, 2015|Awards and Recognition|

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|

Orange County, Simulation Leaders Discuss Orlando’s Future Workforce

By Terri M. Bernhardt

SummitOrange County Public Schools Career and Technical Education Department, in partnership with the Orange County Library Melrose Center, hosted a Simulation Summit to bring together the simulation community, and other local organizations. The purpose was to consider, identify, and embrace more opportunities for […]

June 9th, 2014|Collaboration Successes|