News and Events

Upcoming Events

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.

HI-TEC Conference

July 25-28, 2016 - Pittsburgh, PA

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

NSF Guidance on Financial Management of ATE Grants:
What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You!

February 10 (3 p.m. EDT)

Experts from the National Science Foundation will address important information concerning financial management and grant management for ATE grant recipients and who to contact about what. The focus will be on financial accounting issues and problems often seen in monitoring visits such as participant support, time and effort accounting, sub-awardees, record keeping, changes in scope, overload, and use of consultants. Participants will have an opportunity to pose questions and get answers directly from NSF personnel.

Communities of Practice Secrets of Successful Implementation (Part 1)

February 25 (3 p.m. EDT)

This 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.

Communities of Practice Secrets of Successful Implementation (Part 2)

March 24 (3 p.m. EDT)

The Convergence Technology Network started 11 years ago and has grown to have 46 member colleges from 16 states. This session will present best practices for creating, maintaining and growing a community of practice similar to the Convergence Technology Network. Member colleges will share the benefits they have received from being a part of a community of practice.

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CTC in the News

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!

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

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.