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Simulation Partnership Receives National Award

WASHINGTON, DC – The Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments (UCPCOG) based in Wilson North Carolina has received a 2019 Aliceann Wohlbruck Impact Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for the Regional Simulation Partnership. The Regional Simulation Partnership (RSP) involves organizations who are willing to work together to develop a “Game Based Career Pathway” (GBCP) approach to […]

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Swiss Game Developer Joins Simulation Partnership

The Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments (UCPCOG) is working with education and technology partners to develop innovative ways to introduce area youth to career pathways available within the five county region.  The current initiative, named the Regional Simulation Partnership (RSP), is intended to use virtual game simulations that match up with local area industries or occupations, and use a […]

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Trucking Game Simulation Overview

Image Credit ATS Steam Trucking is an industry that needs workers today, and it will need to continue to fill thousands of jobs in the future as older workers retire.  The annual wage of a certified trucker can start in the low $40,000 range, and grow up to $88,000 within a five year period of time. Do not worry about […]

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Council of Governments Launches Regional Simulation Partnership

The Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments (UCPCOG) is working with education and technology partners to develop innovative ways to introduce area youth to career pathways available within the five county region.  The current initiative, named the UCPCOG Regional Simulation Partnership (RSP), is intended to use virtual game simulations that match up with local area industries or occupations, and use […]