Summer Working Connections 2018 was a success! It overflowed with IT knowledge, IT experts and IT faculty. Over ninety IT instructors from all over the US arrived ready to absorb as much information as possible within a week and return home to use what they have learned. Now that it is over, the feedback, comments […]
The National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) hosts annual professional development events for IT faculty from across the country. These events – called Working Connections – are designed to teach the latest IT topics to faculty so that they can deliver them to their students over the next 12 months, either by creating new courses or […]
For the third December in a row, the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) will be hosting its annual Winter Working Connections professional development training event completely on-line. When it was first offered in 2009, Winter Working Connections was an expansion of the CTC’s popular week-long, in-person, Summer Working Connections event that runs each July. The […]
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 […]
Another successful week at Winter Working Connections 2014! I was pleased to be an attendee this year in our Social Media track. I really enjoyed participating and got to see first hand why so many Working Connections attendees keep coming back year after year!
Summer Working Connections is wrapping up today. Thank you to everyone who attended, presented and helped make this event a great experience for everyone! Here are some photos from the week.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Every Summer Working Connections attendee is required to take three surveys during the five-day training event. A short survey on Monday afternoon helps with any necessary course corrections. The two longer, more comprehensive surveys at the end of the training event on Friday afternoon provide an overall look at the program’s success. Together, these surveys […]