Summer Working Connections South - June 20-24, 2016 Summer Working Connections Texas - July 11-15, 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:

Summer Working Connections South - June 20-24, 2016 - Jacksonville, FL

Summer Working Connections Texas - July 11-15, 2016 - Frisco, TX

HI-TEC Conference - July 25-28, 2016 - Pittsburgh, PA

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Blog Posts:

CCN Impact on Students and Faculty

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The National Convergence Technology had their annual National Visiting Committee meeting this past week and with that, we gathered the best impact reports from several of our Convergence College Network schools. Student Impacts One Clark State Community College student was employed at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in the Distributed Shared Resource Center (DSRC- Supercomputing […]

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How Business Can Help Your Program

The National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) takes every opportunity to extol the value of building relationships with business and industry to make sure program graduates are “right-skilled” to be readily employable. This message is repeatedly drummed to our 50-school CCN (Convergence College Network) community of practice and it’s underscored at just about every educational conference […]

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Informing Students About IT Career Paths

The National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) works hard to support convergence programs (IT and communications) around the country and prepare students for lucrative jobs in the IT space.  But no matter how well-trained faculty members are or how cutting-edge curriculum may be, students won’t get jobs unless they know what jobs are out there.  We […]

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