On September 29 & 30, the Foundation for Community Driven Innovation will host the 6th Annual ROBOTICON Tampa Bay K-12 STEAM Showcase and FIRST Robotics Competition off-season event at the University of South Florida Yuengling Center. At ROBOTICON, nearly 1000...read more
There are lots of online training platforms and resources, and we've featured some of our favorites here before, like SolidProfessor, which focuses on specific certification needs, and Skills Commons, an Open Educational Resources (OER) platform. 180Skills caught our...read more
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,...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
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