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Summer Working Connections Preview

Summer is almost here and that means it’s almost time for Working Connections. This year, our 17th summer, we have three: Working Connections North, June 5-9 in Lansing, Michigan; Working Connections South, June 19-23 in Jacksonville, Florida; and Working Connections Texas, July 10-14 in Frisco, Texas. The goal of Working Connections is to provide faculty […]


An Online Winter Wonderland

The National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) has been hosting three-day Winter Working Connections since 2012.  These events (like their “big brother,” five-day Summer Working Connections events) are designed to offer IT faculty in-depth professional development in a specific IT topic so they can better teach that topic at their home school in a subsequent semester. […]


PHOTOS: Working Connections Think Tank Track Cisco Tour

As part of the special “Think Tank” track of Summer Working Connections, a handful of lucky IT educators boarded a charter bus one hot Thursday afternoon and took a trip across town to visit the Cisco Systems campus in Richardson, Texas.  Cisco executives graciously allowed this “Think Tank” group to visit two facilities, including the […]


PHOTOS: Summer Working Connections 2015

Summer Working Connections – which wrapped up in July – was a rousing success by any measure.  This annual event remains one of the National Convergence Technology Center’s (CTC) crown jewels.  Ninety IT instructors from 20 states gathered at the Frisco, Texas campus of Collin College and enjoyed north Texas’ first truly hot week of […]


Summer Working Connections 2015 Preview

Summer is almost here and that means it’s almost time for Working Connections. This year, our 15th summer, we have two: Working Connections South, June 15-19 in Jacksonville, FL and Working Connections Texas, July 13-17 in Frisco, TX. The goal of Working Connections is to provide faculty attendees with the expertise needed to teach their […]

PHOTOS: Summer Working Connections South 2014

Summer Working Connections South was held at the Advanced Technology Center on the campus of Florida State College at Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida. Day one, attendees dived right into hands-on labs and training in one of the three tracks offered: Citrix, VMWare vSphere 5.5 and Advanced Network Analysis, Troubleshooting and Security (Wireshark). There was also […]

PHOTOS: Summer Working Connections North 2014

  Summer Working Connections North was held at the campus of Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, Wisconsin. Over the week, attendees enjoyed the hospitality and facilities, while getting their hands dirty in one of the three track topics that were offered: Intro to Digital Forensics, Ethical Hacking and NDG NetLab+ Setup and Operation. In […]