Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Convergence Technology Center (CTC) Summer Working Connections

MPICT offers high quality Faculty Development Week every summer. Other NSF ATE funded Centers also offer ICT related faculty professional development in the summer.
The National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) outside Dallas, TX offered three:
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.
  • Session 1 July 29, 2013 - August 2, 2013
  • Session 2 August 5, 2013 - August 9, 2013
BATEC is excited to serve in its new role as a National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (NSF ATE) National Center of Excellence for Computing and Information Technologies.  In this role, BATEC will carry out its vision of implementing computing pathways that consist of high-quality coursework and integrated work experiences for motivated, typically underserved high school, community college and university students in four urban regions – Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and Las Vegas. 
CSSIA, the Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) National Resource Center. Since 2003, CSSIA has provided students with real-world learning experiences in information assurance and network security through several program improvement supportive initiatives. These initiatives include expanding and enhancing cyber security skills events and competitions, building a national infrastructure to deliver faculty workshops, establish mentoring programs for secondary and post secondary teachers and faculty, and developing national infrastructure models for skills and learning based on the creation of scalable and affordable remote virtual lab environments.
Check out these great organizations and their many resources and professional development opportunities for ICT educators!

1 comment:

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