Summer Working Connections Texas - July 10-14, 2017 - Frisco, TX HITEC - July 17-20, 2017 - Salt Lake City, UT

Welcome to the National Convergence Technology Center

The National Convergence Technology Center focuses on engaging educators, students and businesses to meet workforce needs through the promotion and implementation of convergence technology degree and certificate programs in colleges across the nation.

We enable educators to bring the latest convergence technology information to their classrooms through quality professional development, curriculum assistance, and providing access to technology-enabled instructional support systems through our Convergence College Network program. We facilitate partnerships with the business community and convergence technology industry leaders to guide curriculum development and validate job skills required for future graduates. We also develop strategies to increase the number of students who successfully complete a certificate or degree program and are ready to meet the growing need for skilled specialists in the workforce.

 

Upcoming Events:

Summer Working Connections Texas - July 10-14, 2017 - Frisco, TX

HITEC Conference - July 17-20, 2017 - Salt Lake City, UT

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Blog Posts:

Integrating Data Visualization Tools in the Curriculum

Today’s post comes from guest writer, Rajiv Malkan, professor at Lone Star College in Montgomery, TX, a partner school of the National Convergence Technology Center. Big Data Analytics and Data Visualization are becoming a norm in business today. Data visualization allows the organization to interact with data to identify business trends and insights. As Internet […]

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PHOTOS: Summer Working Connections 2017

Last week we wrapped up Summer Working 2017. This annual event remains one of the National Convergence Technology Center’s (CTC) crown jewels. Over seventy IT instructors (including 18 first timers) from 18 states gathered at the Frisco, Texas campus of Collin College and enjoyed a hot North Texas week of the summer. Attendees chose to […]

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Top Skills the Top Companies Want

Linkedin skills

LinkedIn recently released a list of the top companies to work for in 2017. Almost all were linked to IT in some way, whether they were an IT company, an Internet company or a company with IT needs. Over the last decade, technology has transformed almost every major company in the world. While leadership, collaboration […]

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