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1 EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEETING Hank Okraski, Chairman 13 November 2013

2 NATIONAL CENTER FOR SIMULATION EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEETING When: Wed, 13 November 2013, 3:30-5:15PM Where: Partnership III Building, Room 233, 3039 Technology Pkwy, Central Florida Research Park, Orlando, FL AGENDA Item (Time) Discussion Leader Welcome and Introductions (5) Hank Okraski (NCS) Committee Status Report (10) Hank Okraski Lou Frey Institute Symposium (10) Dr. Doug Dobson Director, LFI High School M&S Certification (30) Hank Okraski, Pamela Nabors,WCF Introducing STEM to Eatonville (10) NY Nathiri, P.E.C. High School STEM/Simulation Program (10) Paul Ackerman East River HS Boy Scouts STEM Outreach (10) Mac Griffith Matt Ragan BSA, Central Florida Discussions Adjourn

3 Committee Actions and Events Teacher Seminar conducted on September 2013 at Lockheed Martin (NCS/NDIA). 50 educators attended Teacher Seminar conducted on September 2013 at Lockheed Martin (NCS/NDIA). 50 educators attended Participated in Lou Frey Institute M&S Symposium on 30 September students attended Participated in Lou Frey Institute M&S Symposium on 30 September students attended Working closely with Orlando Tech in I/ITSEC booth, Convention Center and M&S curriculum Working closely with Orlando Tech in I/ITSEC booth, Convention Center and M&S curriculum HS M&S Certification got boost from NAWCTSD- Lyn Higgins, Lyman HS, developing exam questions HS M&S Certification got boost from NAWCTSD- Lyn Higgins, Lyman HS, developing exam questions

4 Committee Actions and Events (Continued) Participated in STEM Alliance initiative, led by Orlando Science Center. Participated in STEM Alliance initiative, led by Orlando Science Center. Participating in M&S Center of Excellence at Orange County Convention Center to include M&S Hall of Fame Participating in M&S Center of Excellence at Orange County Convention Center to include M&S Hall of Fame Supported University HS in Robotics Program and curriculum. Provided Hagerty HS support Supported University HS in Robotics Program and curriculum. Provided Hagerty HS support High School M&S framework being worked by SCPS. To be submitted to Florida DoEd. High School M&S framework being worked by SCPS. To be submitted to Florida DoEd. Toured Full Sail University Toured Full Sail University

5 Lou Frey Institute Symposium Dr. Doug Dobson, Director LFI

6 High School M&S Certification Hank Okraski, NCS Pamela Nabors, WCF

7 Middle Schools High Schools State & Private Colleges State & Private Universities Modeling & Simulation Industry NCS Certified Apprentices Technicians & Technologists Engineers & Scientists Modeling & Simulation Curriculum Animation, Gaming, Robotics & Simulation Curriculum Simulation Systems Programs STEM Programs Defense Health Care Entertainment Transportation Homeland Security Education Aerospace Master’s/ Doctorate Degrees Certified Modeling & Simulation Professional Florida’s Modeling & Simulation STEM/M&S Workforce Pipeline Career & Technical Schools

8 M&S Certification Examination M&S High School Curriculum Home Study, Experience or Short Courses Simulation Industry WFI, DEO,DOE Review High School/ Student Recognition/Funds Apprentices Students Certification Details on NCS Website M&S Certification for High School Graduates AS BS MS PhD * Career and Professional Education Act Comprehensive Industry Certification List Funding List CAPE* Review

9 Career and Professional Development (CAPE) Act Improve middle and high school academic performance-rigorous/relevant curriculum Improve middle and high school academic performance-rigorous/relevant curriculum Courses articulate to post-secondary-level, leading to industry certification Courses articulate to post-secondary-level, leading to industry certification Support local/regional economic development Support local/regional economic development Respond to Florida’s critical workforce needs Respond to Florida’s critical workforce needs Provide state residents with access to high- wage/high-demand careers Provide state residents with access to high- wage/high-demand careers Coordinate with Workforce Florida and DoEd Coordinate with Workforce Florida and DoEd

10 Actions Required for Establishing HS M&S Certification Program Set up a Certification Subcommittee to develop policy, procedures and processes for putting program in place Set up a Certification Subcommittee to develop policy, procedures and processes for putting program in place Identify milestones and costs for implementing Identify milestones and costs for implementing Develop examination question data base Develop examination question data base Establish methods and means for examination security Establish methods and means for examination security Modify NCS website to include Certification Program Modify NCS website to include Certification Program Advertise the program Advertise the program

11 Introducing STEM to Eatonville N.Y. Nathiri Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community

12 High School STEM/Simulation Program Paul Ackerman East River High School

13 Boy Scout STEM Outreach Mack Griffin Matt Ragan Boy Scouts of America Central Florida

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