September 24, 2020 3:30 pm - September 24, 2020 4:00 pm
Florida Advanced Technological Education Center (FLATE), part of the FloridaMakes Network is bringing educators together from across Florida to help prepare for Manufacturing Month. In this two-part webinar series, FLATE will provide resources and highlight how educators can have a successful manufacturing month campaign.
This webinar will explore a variety of lessons designed to connect STEM content while participating in an advanced manufacturing company virtual tour experience. The lessons are designed to promote student development in reading comprehension, vocabulary, content-area knowledge and critical thinking. Lessons will include teacher lesson plans and a presentation, student worksheet, teacher grading rubric, company profile sheet and much more.
Thursday, September 24 at 3:30 - 4:00 pm
Dr. Marilyn Barger is the Director the Florida Advanced Technological Education Center (FLATE), part of the FloridaMakes Network. She holds bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and Civil/Environmental Engineering as well as Ph.D. in Civil/Environmental Engineering. She has a licensed patent for specialize synthetic membranes and is a registered professional engineer in Florida. For over 15 years, Dr. Barger was the principle investigator and executive director of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Center of Excellence for Manufacturing Education in Florida where she developed and delivered innovative and award-winning K20 engineering, technology and CTE curriculum, promoted manufacturing education, provided exemplary professional development, and developed strong partnerships between college programs and industry. She will continue and expand these initiatives in her current role and the Director of FLATE.
Danielly Orozco-Cole, M.S. is the CTE Project Manager of the Florida Advanced Technology Education Center (FLATE)-FloridaMakes. Danielly’s background includes B.S. and M.S. degrees in Sanitary Engineering and Environmental Engineering. Mrs. Orozco has been working with FLATE for more than ten years as a subject matter expert and curriculum coordinator. In her current role as CTE project manager, Danielly helps to promote and support manufacturing and advanced technical education, best practices and educational resources by ensuring the continuation of exemplary industry partnerships, workforce opportunities, and educational synergy throughout the state of Florida.