Archive | January, 2014

Innovations2014

Stackable certs = WIN-WIN

Many state legislatures, including Texas, are moving to a college funding scale that is, at least partially, based on the number of students who successfully complete a degree or certificate.  This provides an opportunity for stackable certificates to maximize resources for both community colleges and their students. Creating multiple certificates that can be obtained with […]

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MPICT 2014 Winter ICT Educators Conference recap

The National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) kicked off 2014 by attending the Winter ICT Educator Conference in San Francisco. The conference is hosted each January by MPICT, the Mid-Pacific Information and Communication Technologies Center. Like the National CTC, MPICT is an ATE Center funded by the National Science Foundation. The event was held at City […]

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Winter Working Connections 2013 Recap

The “Winter Working Connections” professional training event wrapped just before the holidays and by all accounts, it was a huge success. This is fourth time the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) offered a three-day December counterpart to its long-running Summer Working Connections. The 2013 edition of Winter Working Connections welcomed over 40 IT/convergence faculty members […]

2013 Highlights

2013 Highlights

  2013 was the first full calendar year for the Convergence Technology Center acting as a National ATE Center.  It was a busy twelve months of conferences, professional development, special projects, and meetings.  Lots of meetings. We decided to take a moment to reflect on last year and asked some of our grant partners to […]