Innovations - March 12-15, 2017 Working Connections - North, South and Texas HI-TEC Conference - July 17-20, 2016

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.

 

Upcoming Events:

Innovations Conference - March 12-15, 2017 - San Francisco, CA

Summer Working Connections North - June 5-9, 2017 - Lansing, MI

Summer Working Connections South - June 19-23, 2017 - Jacksonville, FL

Summer Working Connections Texas - July 10-14, 2017 - Frisco, TX

HI-TEC Conference - July 17-20, 2017 - Salt Lake City, UT

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Blog Posts:

Engaging Your Business Experts

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At the recent WASTC Winter ICT Educators’ Conference, the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) hosted a panel discussion on its successful “BILT” (Business and Industry Leadership Team) model that helps energize relationships between community college educators and industry experts. Most community college programs have traditional advisory boards in which business leaders guide programs via annual […]

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Is Pokemon Go the Face of the Future?

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While not directly related to Convergence Technology, it’s worth noting that there is something unique happening in the world of apps and social media. You may have noticed something called Pokemon Go and it’s taking over the web by storm. Released less than two weeks ago, it already has close to 10 million users. And […]

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NVC Student Panel Recap

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The National Science Foundation requires that all Advanced Technological Education (ATE) centers like the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) host annual program reviews led by what’s called an “NVC” – National Visiting Committee. These yearly NVC meetings look at the work of the center over the previous 12 months to make sure grant goals are […]

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