Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Three Great ICT Faculty Professional Development Opportunities in June!

These three June ICT faculty development opportunities are really good, they are filling fast, and we want as many good people as possible to participate in them.  In addition to being great learning opportunities, they are also great opportunities to make valuable connections with your peers!
  • CCC ICT Sector Navigators' Digital Media Conference, June 12-13 in Santa Clarita
  • Cisco Regional Academy Conference, June 16-20 in Pomona
  • ICT Faculty Development Week, June 23-27 in San Francisco
The California community college ICT sector navigator team is sponsoring a first ever Digital Media Educators Conference, June 12-13 in Santa Clarita.  More than a hundred of your peers have registered so far!

This event gathers faculty and experts to improve Digital Media education and workforce development at California community colleges.

It features keynote presentations from:
  • Diane Domeyer, Executive director of the Creative Group at Robert Half, the world's largest staffing firm
  • Lynda Weinman, Cofounder and executive chair of lynda.com, one of the most successful companies in online education today
  • Eddie C. Drake, Vice President, Technology for the Walt Disney Studios
It also features outstanding breakout presentations in the following tracks:
  • Web/App Development & Management
  • Digital Media in Entertainment
  • Graphic Design and Multimedia
  • Digital Media in Business
Limited travel assistance is available for qualified faculty, on a first-come/first-served basis.

Learn more and register!  Registration closes June 3rd.

Cisco Regional Academy Conference
Pathways to Success in ICT
Want to add a bit of Cloud or Big Data Technology to your classes?
Don't miss out on the professional development opportunities still available 

This event includes two days of great conference keynotes and breakout presentations, June 19-20.  See the agenda for details. More than a hundred of your peers have registered so far!

It also includes three days of pre-conference workshops, June 16-18, where you have the opportunity to learn something in-depth.  See the event description.  Pre-conference workshops are:
  • Cisco IT Essentials Instructor Training
  • Cisco CCNA1 Introduction to Networks, Instructor Training - CLASS FULL
  • EMC Cloud Infrastructure and Services (CIS)
  • BIG DATA: Introduction to Talend & Tableau, Business Analytics and Intelligence Tools
  • LPI Academy Linux Essentials Train-the-Trainer Workshop
  • NDG Netlab+ Setup, "Bring your IT Programs Online"
  • VCA [VMware Certified Associate] in Data Center Virtualization and vCloud 
For more information please visit: www.wastc.org.

The Summer 2014 ICT Faculty Development Week event, June 23-27 in San Francisco provides opportunities to go deep for 4.5 days and learn to teach new content.  Roughly a hundred of your peers will be there, and it is a great opportunity to learn to know them.

Tracks this year are:
  • VMWare Vsphere: Install, Configure, Manage (v5.5)
  • Teaching Beginners Mobile Programming with App Inventor
  • Certified Ethical Hacker - CLASS FULL
  • User Experience and Interaction Design Intensive
  • Oracle SQL and PL/SQL
A special track for San Francisco Unified School District teachers to learn Exploring Computer Science (ECS) curriculum is also full. 

Limited travel assistance is available for qualified faculty, on a first-come/first-served basis. 

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