Winter Working Connections - December 11-13, 2017 - Online WASTC 2018 - January 4-5, 2018 - San Jose, CA Innovations - March 18-21, 2018 - National Harbor, MD

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:

Innovations Conference - March 18-21, 2018 - National Harbor, MD

AACC Anual Convention - April 28-May 1, 2018 - Dallas, TX

HI-TEC - July 23-26, 2018 - Miami, FL

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Blog Posts:

All about the ATE Program

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The National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) is an ATE Center.  That is, the National CTC is an Advanced Technological Education (ATE) center funded by the National Science Foundation.  The National CTC, hosted by Collin College in Frisco, Texas, is one of many such ATE centers and projects at community colleges around the country devoted to […]


Seven Fascinating Things We Heard at WASTC

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The National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) recently attended the WASTC Winter ICT Educators conference and gave a breakout presentation on its Business and Industry Leadership Team (BILT) model. Regular blog readers know that the BILT model energizes the relationship between educators and business leaders by encouraging a partnership that allows a better alignment of curriculum […]


Did You Miss These Posts From 2017?

Happy New Year

As 2017 comes to a close, the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) wanted to take a moment to look back at the many topics and events and resources covered in its blog.  In 2017, the National CTC posted over 40 blog entries.  Using Google Analytics, the 15 posts below were identified as the most popular […]