Preparing a Workforce for Advanced Manufacturing

The Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Program at the National Science Foundation (NSF) focuses on the education of technicians for high technology fields. ATE supports rigorous educational programs that incorporate industry recognized skills and competencies to prepare a qualified technical workforce for industries that are vitally important to the nation's prosperity and security. The Florida ATE Center, FLATE, is providing strong leadership in the vitally important area of advanced manufacturing.