News and Events
March 8-11, 2017 - Seattle, WA
The SIGCSE Technical Symposium is the largest computing education conference worldwide organized by ACM SIGCSE. It attracts around 1,300 researchers, educators, and others interested in improving computing education in K-12 and higher education.
March 12-15, 2017 - San Francisco, CA
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.
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.
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
February 23 (2 p.m. EDT)
This session will provide an opportunity for viewers of the recent CCTA webinar: Grants and Innovation – A Great Match, to discuss questions they may still have concerning information shared at the Feb.16th webinar.
March 9 (3 p.m. EDT)
This webinar will provide an insider’s look at unique characteristics of National Science Foundation (NSF) grant funding, particularly the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Program. Guidelines and timelines will be shared along with tips to keep in mind if you have previously been funded by NSF ATE for a smaller grant and aspire to submit a proposal for a larger scope of work. Resources specific to preparing a competitive NSF ATE grant proposal will be highlighted.
March 15 (3 p.m. EDT)
This session will provide an opportunity for viewers of the recent CCTA webinar: Grant Proposal Resources, Roadmaps, and Timelines, to discuss questions they may still have concerning information shared at the March 9th webinar.
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.
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.
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)
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.