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.
BILT Quarterly Conference Call - February 10, 2015
At a recent meeting of the National Convergence Technology Center’s (CTC) national Business and Industry Leadership Team (BILT), the subject of wearable technology came up. The consensus among this esteemed group is that the sky is the limit for that side of the IT industry, which means plenty of opportunities for IT students. More and […]
A unique “virtual internship” model has been a hot topic of late at the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) and principal investigator Ann Beheler touts the value of Virtual internships every chance she gets. While the model was developed for an IT curriculum, it could be used in most any discipline. Internships, as we all […]
One discussion at a recent conference call meeting of the Convergence College Network (CCN) involved creative marketing strategies. Every IT program needs to attract students and keep them enrolled, but there’s not always a surplus of budget money or marketing personnel available to help with those efforts. In hearing some of the clever ways our […]