Dear Nominator,

FLATE's Distinguished Manufacturing Service Recognition Program, hosted by the FloridaMakes, brings recognition to both secondary and post-secondary educators as well as recognizes key personnel for outstanding contributions to promote technology education and career awareness in support of manufacturing. This award includes nominees working in any manufacturing area such as economic development, industry, education and administration.

FLATE award winners are selected from submitted nominations from around the state, which are judged by an awards committee made up of industry representative(s), FAITE board member(s), past awardee(s), and member(s) of the  FloridaMakes Workforce Leadership Committee.

To learn more about the eligibility criteria for each award click here or visit 

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* 1. Select the 2024 FLATE award you are nominating (check one)

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* 2. Nominee's Information

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* 3. Nominator Information

Nomination Deadlines
*Online nomination part I (nominators): February 9, 2024
* Online nomination part II (nominees): March 29, 2024
* Award winners will be notified by April 26, 2024

Awards Recognition
*The Educator Awards will be presented at the 2024 FACTE Annual Conference in July 2024.
*The FLATE Most Innovative Manufacturing Month Event Award will be presented at the 2024 FloridaMakes Make More Summit.

For more information about FLATE Awards visit