As schools and youth advocacy groups look to improve equity and access in providing more effective science and tech education resources and programming in educational environments, other organizations are focusing on the critical afterschool period, in which students...read more
Developed by the US Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) SkillsCommons is a free and open online library chock-full of learning and program support materials for job-driven workforce development....read more
We've worked with Tony Glockler, CEO and Co-founder of SolidProfessor, for about a year now and continue to work closely with him on the development of some training platforms we'll be using at AMRoC, the Advanced Manufacturing & Robotics Center. Last October, Tony...read more
In our continuing look at area manufacturers and manufacturing partners in the Tampa Bay area, this week we're happy to share the story of SOFWERX. While not a manufacturing facility in the traditional sense, SOFWERX manufacturers a wealth of projects in...read more
Check out this nice PLuGHiTz Live interview with FCDI Executive Director, Terri Willingham, done at the FIRST Robotics Competition Orlando Regional back in March, to hear her vision for AMRoC and a Community Driven future....read more
The Conexus Indiana 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics National Report is out and Florida earned a resounding "D" in Manufacturing Industry Health overall. You can see the full Florida Report here: https://conexus.cberdata.org/state/FL "Human Capital" dropped to a...read more
As we build out the Tampa Bay Advanced Manufacturing & Robotics Center, we're working with a lot of great people and organizations, some new, like the ARM Institute, and some that we've known a long time, like Paul Markun at Tampa Technik in St. Petersburg. Tampa...read more
In an article this week titled, Reviving the Manufacturing Sector, Starting in Middle School, Education Week reported on the educational efforts of LIFT: Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, one of the 14 "innovation institutes" (including ARM Institute, of which...read more
Foundation for Community Driven Innovation (FCDI) board members and FIRST alumni met yesterday at Electro Mechanical Solutions (EMS) in Odessa, to inspect AMRoCs FIRST Robotics Competition field construction project. After assembling fields for six ROBOTICONs and...read more
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