NAPE Webinar - Sept 25th NCPN 2014 Conference Orlando, FL October 12-14, 2014 ATE PI Conference Washington DC, October 22-24, 2014

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:

NAPE Webinar - Micromessaging to Reach and Teach Every Student - September 25

NCPN Conference - October 12 - 14, 2014 - Orlando, FL

ATE PI Conference - October 22 - 24, 2014 - Washington, DC

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Blog Posts:

Will “V2V” be the next IT buzzterm?

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Image Credit: Wikipedia   Self-driving cars may still seem like the stuff of science fiction (or maybe exotic Google R&D tests on the faraway streets of San Francisco), but a conference entitled the World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems was recently held in Detroit.  It’s the 21st year of the conference. That means while we […]

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The Importance of Soft Skills

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The National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) often hears esteemed members of its Business and Industry Leadership Team (BILT) express concern about a lack of “soft skills” among new hires.  Employees with fresh community college degrees and certificates almost always have considerable technical competency and know-how.  But they sometimes lack abilities that don’t easily fit into […]

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Free webinars for tech educators

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We have pulled together a list of upcoming free webinars for tech educators and administrators. Topics range from recruitment and retention to management and technical issues.   CTC – NAPE Micromessaging Webinar Micromessaging to Reach and Teach Every Student September 25, 2014 / 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Central NOTE: This free webinar is open to […]

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Reports:

A new report from North Central Texas InterLink, consults with several key members of the National CTC's Business and Industry Leadership Team, to identify the Top 15 Future Trends in Information Technology. This report is aimed to help guide educators in planning for what emerging technologies to include in future programs.

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