Want to get involved with the Made in Florida outreach campaign?  We have FREE resources you can use for school visits, student, educator or community presentations – videos, student and educator handouts and powerpoint presentations to suit your audience.  Please contact us 2 weeks in advance of your event at outreach@fl-ate.org with the name of the event, expected number of attendees, and if your audience is students, educators, industry, or mixed.



FLATE is the host of the “Made in Florida” outreach campaign. Its mission is to create a manufacturing educational delivery system by offering the technical programs, curriculum development, best practice demonstrations, student involvement and outreach activities necessary to meet the workforce capacity and high performance skill needs of the manufacturing sectors within Florida. Follow this link to learn more about its other activities.
Please contact us for more information.

FLATE’s wiki site


FLATE’s wiki site houses many education K-12 STEM lesson plans, many resources for student tours, summer camps and other outreach activities,

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Summer Robotics Camp

Robotics and manufacturing camps include both introductory and advanced levels, outreach to underserved communities, and all girls camps. Today’s young women exhibit a growing interest in STEM subjects (elementary and middle schools) and high tech manufacturing (high schools).

Made in Florida

Made in Florida tours, for grades 7 through 12, are designed to create student’s interest in today’s modern manufacturing careers and encourage the enrollment in the essential technology programs available throughout the state. From post-tour surveys, 75% of the students either Agreed or Strongly Agreed that the tour was helpful to their understanding of jobs and career options. 87% Agreed or Strongly Agreed that they wanted a high-skill, high-wage position. Download Tour Flyer

Short Courses and Training

FLATE offers 1-3 day short courses on technical topics appropriate for industry and working professionals.  Please contact us for more information and scheduling a course to meet your needs.

Useful Links

Florida Shines

https://www.floridashines.org/ Get all the information you need for college prep, from scholarships and financial aid for universities in Florida to post collegiate career planning.

Manufacturing Career Guide

Explore careers in Manufacturing with the following links to job descriptions, which include information such as daily activities, skill requirements, salary and training required.  To learn more about the Manufacturing Industry, follow the related links below the career descriptions section.

Project Lead the Way
PLTW is a not-for-profit organization that promotes pre-engineering courses for middle and high school students.


The Florida High Tech Corridor Council’s mission is to attract, retain and grow high tech industry and the workforce to support it within the 23-county Florida High Tech Corridor.

MSSC Skills Standards

FLATE has embedded the MSSC Skills Standards into the Engineering Technology A.S./A.A.S. Technical Core.  The ET Core consists of 18 credit hours and covers the following 6 areas: CADD, Electronics, Measurements, Processes, Quality, Safety.  Once completing these courses. students in the ET Degree program can earn an 18 credit hour college certificate. They will also be prepared to take the MSSC skills tests, so can earn the national certification as well.

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