AACC Convention - April 22-25, 2017 - New Orleans, LA Working Connections - North, South and Texas HI-TEC Conference - July 17-20, 2017 - Salt Lake City, UT

Welcome to the National Convergence Technology Center

The National Convergence Technology Center focuses on engaging educators, students and businesses to meet workforce needs through the promotion and implementation of convergence technology degree and certificate programs in colleges across the nation.

We enable educators to bring the latest convergence technology information to their classrooms through quality professional development, curriculum assistance, and providing access to technology-enabled instructional support systems through our Convergence College Network program. We facilitate partnerships with the business community and convergence technology industry leaders to guide curriculum development and validate job skills required for future graduates. We also develop strategies to increase the number of students who successfully complete a certificate or degree program and are ready to meet the growing need for skilled specialists in the workforce.

 

Upcoming Events:

AACC Convention - April 22-25, 2017 - New Orleans, LA

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

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Blog Posts:

The Essentials for a Thriving Community of Practice

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We recently delivered a conference breakout presentation on the National Convergence Technology Center’s (CTC) successful community of practice (CoP) called the Convergence College Network (CCN).  In addition to discussing case study specifics about this group of 60 schools across 23 states and the IT faculty members that drive it, we also looked at an interesting […]

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Tips and Lessons From Innovations

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It was a very busy first day of the Innovations conference for the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC).   In addition to giving a morning presentation on communities of practice to disseminate the unique successes and challenges of the CTC’s Convergence College Network (CCN) community of practice and staffing an exhibit hall booth for National Science […]

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Messaging Strategies for Increasing Student Diversity

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Laura Nicholas – a communications consultant for IBM – provided remarks at the National Convergence Technology Center’s (CTC) recent two-day “Diversity Summit” workshop. Specifically, Laura talked to the attendees (ten teams comprised of a faculty member, an administrator, and a counselor) about messaging as it relates to improving their programs’ student diversity. Here are select […]

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