News and Events
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.
June 5-9, 2017 - Lansing, MI
June 19-23, 2017 - Jacksonville, FL
July 10-14, 2017 - Frisco, TX
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.
Upcoming CCTA Webinars
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.
May 18 (3 p.m. EDT)
Grant directors, grant developers and resource development personnel are all managers today. They are increasingly queried about evaluation, outcomes, evidence and data management. A useful tool for managers is the project dashboard.
June 15 (3 p.m. EDT)
This webinar will offer insights into developing an effective recruitment strategy that encompasses Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) coupled with other methods to reach your goals. Proven approaches will be shared for recruiting special underrepresented populations such as minority groups, specific age groups, Native Americans, those with disabilities, and the socioeconomically disadvantaged. Practical and proactive strategies for increasing recruitment and decreasing drop outs will be highlighted.
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)
November 16 (3 p.m. EDT)
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.