News and Events

Upcoming Events


AACC Convention

April 22-25, 2017 - New Orleans, LA

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.


Summer Working Connections

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.

Summer Working Connections - North

June 5-9, 2017 - Lansing, MI

Summer Working Connections - South

June 19-23, 2017 - Jacksonville, FL

Summer Working Connections - Texas

July 10-14, 2017 - Frisco, TX


HI-TEC Conference

July 17-20, 2016 - Salt Lake City, UT

HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technological education where secondary and postsecondary educators, counselors, industry professionals, trade organizations, and technicians can update their knowledge and skills. Charged with Educating America’s Technical Workforce, the event focuses on the preparation needed by the existing and future workforce for companies in the high-tech sectors that drive our nation’s economy.


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Upcoming CCTA Webinars


Developing Stakeholder Partnerships Internally and Externally for Successful Grants

March 23 (3 p.m. EDT)

In addition to developing a good idea with supporting goals and activities, it is imperative that key stakeholders both internal and external be committed to the work of the proposed grant. This session will focus on the various types of stakeholders including, but not limited to, the main institution’s and any partner institution’s administration, staff, and faculty; a strong evaluator with a detailed evaluation plan; and engaged business, industry, and community members.


Q & A: Follow-Up Discussion to Developing Stakeholder Partnerships Internally and Externally for Successful Grants

March 30 (3 p.m. EDT)

This session will provide an opportunity for viewers of the recent CCTA webinar: Developing Stakeholder Partnerships Internally and Externally for Successful Grants, to discuss questions they may still have concerning information shared at the March 23rd, webinar.


Final Tips for a Competitive Proposal

April 20 (3 p.m. EDT)

This final webinar in the four part series for writing a competitive ATE project grant proposal will provide best practices for finalizing and refining your proposal to get it ready for submission. This session will provide specific examples of common mistakes and pitfalls and ways to avoid them. A proposal checklist will be highlighted by several experienced Principal Investigators.


Q & A: Follow-Up Discussion to Final Tips for a Competitive Proposal

April 27 (3 p.m. EDT)

This session will provide an opportunity for viewers of the recent CCTA webinar: Final Tips for a Competitive Proposal, to discuss questions they may still have concerning information shared at the April 20th webinar.


Creating Dashboards for Grants Development and Management

May 18 (3 p.m. EDT)


Using Prior Learning Assessments for Recruitment and Retention of Special Adult Populations

June 15 (3 p.m. EDT)


How to Mine Job Listings to Parse Employer’s Needs

August 17 (3 p.m. EDT)


Preparing for the Future: Succession Planning

September 21 (3 p.m. EDT)


The Role of Advisor, Counselor and Career Coach

October 19 (3 p.m. EDT)


Career Exploration

November 16 (3 p.m. EDT)


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CTC Email Newsletter Archive

 

CTC in the News

Education Development Center (EDC) Learning and Teaching Division, December 15, 2015
Helping Entrepreneurs and Educators STEP Up to Social Media

Florida State College at Jacksonville, September 17, 2015
NSF Awards Grant for iNoVATE Expansion Project

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

EDUCAUSE Review, March 2, 2015
Partnering to Advance Learning in a Technology-Enhanced World

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

AV Magazine, August 6, 2014
Pakedge Donates Over $200,000 in Networking Hardware to ICT Program

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

MPICTCenter YouTube, May 28, 2013
MPICT's James Jones Talks about the Convergence Technology Center with Ann Beheler

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.