Archive | May, 2014

Working Connections preview

If the days are getting longer and the temperatures hotter, then it must be time for Summer Working Connections.  Just like last year, the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) is hosting or supporting three separate Working Connections events with the hope of offering professional development for over 150 IT instructors from schools across the country.  […]

A change in cybersecurity strategy

Security is an essential part of maintaining any IT network.  Cybersecurity specialists work hard to keep up (or play catch up) with the countless, relentless attacks from determined and creative hackers. A recent Wall Street Journal article on this topic was referenced at a recent meeting with the National Convergence Technology Center’s (CTC) Business and […]

The power of the portfolio

  More and more, the members of the National Convergence Technology Center’s (CTC) National Business and Industry Leadership Team (“BILT”) are stressing the value of IT/convergence student portfolios. At a recent quarterly BILT meeting, this topic came up again. BILT members seem unanimous in their belief that student portfolios are an essential element of a […]