News and Events

Upcoming Events

Winter Working Connections

December 14-16, 2015 - Frisco, TX (Online)
Working Connections IT Faculty Development Institute offers cutting-edge, cost-effect professional development opportunities to current high school and community college faculty that is often only available through expensive commercial training.  Working Connections makes the newest technologies and industry trends available to attendees, as well as encourages the kind of networking and collaboration among educational and business leaders that can strengthen any IT educational program.


December 14-16, 2015 - Online
Based on proven practices, the online curriculum includes the "best-of-the-best" of our strategies, culled from our 5 National Science Foundation (NSF) projects and 20 years of success helping educational institutions recruit and retain female students in STEM programs.

WASTC Winter ICT Educator Conference

January 7-8, 2016 - San Jose, CA
This 8th annual conference features outstanding presentations from representatives of ICT industry and education with a focus on Cybersecurity. In the MPICT tradition let’s gather, share information, resources and practices to improve ICT education, and prepare students for a growing ICT workforce!

Innovations Conference

March 20-23, 2016 - Chicago, IL

The Innovations conference is the premier event for professionals dedicated to improving organizational teaching and learning, and discovering new approaches for enhancing the community college experience. The conference provides a tremendous forum for collaboration among academic experts and leading community college professionals, while granting participants exclusive access to the most inventive and thought-provoking programs from around the world.

AACC Annual Convention

April 9-12, 2016 - Chicago, IL

The premiere event for community college leaders, AACC's Annual Convention offers unprecedented professional development as well as the opportunity to network, share, and learn from professionals in the fields of education, business and industry, and the government sector. The AACC annual meeting is among the largest and most dynamic gatherings of educational leaders, attracting over 2,000 community college presidents and senior administrators, as well as international educators, representatives of business/industry, and federal agencies. The exhibit hall offers a variety of services and products to bring innovation to your campus.

Upcoming CCTA Webinars

Bridge Learning Communities

November 19 (3 p.m. EDT)

This webinar will focus on the expansion of the Bridge to Bioscience Learning Community, a series of contextualized math, language, and hands-on skills courses that prepare students for success in biotechnology and related programs. Begun at City College of San Francisco, the national adoption and adaptation of the basic courses and the evolution of internships and networking events have resulted increased retention, success, diversity and degree completion.

Leveraging Grants to Achieve Mutual Goals

January 21 (3 p.m. EDT)

Communities of Practice Part I

February 25 (3 p.m. EDT)

TThis webinar will provide an overview and characteristics of a strong, working community of practice and how to get started, and how to keep it going and growing. Several examples from the ATE community will be highlighted.

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CTC in the News

EvaluATE Blog, April 29, 2015
Get the Right People In!

ATE@20 Blog, October 27, 2014
Humble Attitude, Tenacity & Excitement for Information Technology Accelerate Student's Career

Orange Coast College, August 21, 2014
California Manufacturer Donates $200,000 in Networking Hardware to OCC

Collin College Continuing Education Catalog, Summer, 2014
IT Student Profiles

Collin College, Winter, 2013
Cybersecurity: Protecting business and personal data

Frisco Style Magazine, October 2, 2013
A Leg Up on the Competition

ATE@20 Blog, September 16, 2013
CTC's BILT Identify Trends to Keep Curriculum Current

Florida State College Press Release, August 22, 2013
FSCJ’s Academic Systems Director appointed to state advisory board on online bachelor’s degrees

Lansing Community College Press Release, August 5, 2013
LCC Launches Three New Certificate Programs for Tech-inclined Students

EdTech Focus on Higher Education, May 10, 2013
Are the Days of the IT Specialist Numbered?

Georgia Southern University News, February 18, 2013
Impacting the Field of Convergence Technology


Past News and Events

Check our news and events archive for links to previous events and past year's news articles.