Preparing a Workforce for Advanced Manufacturing

Mon, 02/25/2013 - 9:31am
Science Nation

The Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Program at the National Science Foundation (NSF) focuses on the education of technicians for high technology fields. ATE supports rigorous educational programs that incorporate industry recognized skills and competencies to prepare a qualified technical workforce for industries that are vitally important to the nation's prosperity and security. ATE impacts two-year college students, empowers their educators, and facilitates productive partnerships among community colleges and between them and industry. The Florida ATE Center, FLATE, is providing strong leadership in the vitally important area of advanced manufacturing, and the FLATE Center is impacting both regionally and nationally the education of technicians in the fields of advanced manufacturing.

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