Simulation Education

National Center for Simulation Education and Workforce Development Committee

Chair Henry “Hank” C. Okraski SES, USN (Ret)

The National Center for Simulation Education and Workforce Committee meetings are open to the public and are held only twice throughout the year in the Spring and Fall to plan, coordinate, execute and share events happening around Central Florida in the area of Modeling and Simulation STEM activities. At this meeting you will find educators, STEM advocates, students, MS&T companies representatives, media, representatives from surrounding school districts, K-12 teachers, as well as university professors, and students engaged in STEM activities. If you are interested in joining contact us.


ATTENDEES: Stephen (Trey) Atwood (OTC MFC), Ron Burton (Troops to Teachers), George Cheros (NCS), Jonathan Curras (OTC-MFC), Dr. Dennis Duke (FIT), Jill Fierle (SCPS), Dr. Neal Finkelstein (NCS), Laura Frank (Lockheed Martin), Jon Frankos (Timber Creek HS), Dr. Bill Gaught (SSC), Steve Gordon (GaTech University), Mark Gorrell (SDOC), Paula Hagan (SCPS), Brandon Hanshaw (Crooms AOIT), Jonah Hardy (Hagerty HS), Dr. Cap Jadonath (OCPS), Jessica Johnson (ODU/VMASC), Deepika Kannan (SCPS-Coder Chicks), Dan Ketchen (TAP), Dr. Mike Macedonia (UCF), Hank Okraski (NCS), Emily Sherkow (Navy NAWCTSD), Abdul Siddiqui (Army PEO-STRI), Andy Smith (Halldale Publications), Lindsey Spalding (NCS), Lynn Vander-Zyl (Osceola CPS), Dr. Fuzzy Wells (UCF-IST).


NCS Education & Workforce Development Committee Meeting Minutes, 16 January 2013

Posted on January 21, 2013 in Uncategorized,

Attached are the referenced meeting minutes, meeting slides and a presentation made by Dr. Richard Hartshorne of UCF.

Certified Modeling & Simulation Professional (CMSP)

Posted on January 9, 2013 in Uncategorized,

The CMSP (Certified Modeling & Simulation Professional) program, created in 2002 by the National Training and Simulation Association and now significantly updated and improved, provides the Modeling & Simulation industry with its own professional certification. Like the Professional Engineer (PE) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications, the CMSP designation signifies competence, skill and experience. It […]

NCS Introduces High School Modeling And Simulation Program At I/ITSEC

Posted on November 30, 2012 in General News, Uncategorized,

Use the links below to download materials for the High School Modeling and Simulation program. Download M&S Curriculum Framework (PDF – 7.6mb) Download M&S Curriculum (PDF – 14mb)