Apply to Mentor-Connect if you…
- Work for a community college that has not benefitted from National Science Foundation grant funding in the past 10 years.
- Recognize that your college needs to develop or strengthen STEM technician education programs to meet industry needs.
- Want assistance in preparing a competitive grant proposal for the National Science Foundations’s Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program.
2017 Dissemination Material
June 07-20, 2017
2017 Outreach Events
Please download Mentor-Connect half page postcard for all your 2017 dissemnation outreach efforts.
2017 High Impact Technology Exchange Conference (HI-TEC)
July 17-20, 201708:00-06:00 PM
Salt Lake City, The Grand America Hotel
SAVE THE DATE
HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technological education where secondary and postsecondary educators, counselors, industry professionals, trade organizations, and technicians can update their knowledge and skills.
Charged with Educating America’s Technical Workforce, the event focuses on the preparation needed by the existing and future workforce for companies in the high-tech sectors that drive our nation’s economy.
Mentor-Connect cohort 5 participants will be invited to a special face-to-face meeting to learn more about HI-TEC and have devoted time with mentors, project staff, and fellow cohort colleagues.
For more information, go to http://highimpact-tec.org/.
Also at Your Service
Teaching Technicians: The nation’s premier destination for information related to professional development for technician and related STEM educators.
SC ATE: SC ATE is dedicated to expanding excellence in technician education and increasing the quantity, quality, and diversity of industrial and engineering technicians to support business and industry and to encourage continued economic development.
SCATE Inc. (non-profit): SCATE Inc. provides evaluation, promotes best practices, consults with educators, collaborates with private and public entities, and conducts research with a focus on serving two-year technical and community colleges.
In the Spotlight
Congratulations to the following NSF ATE Award Grantees:
Itasca Community College
This college team (DUE# 1700558) will implement the “Development of a 21st Century Industrial Process Operations Program" project. Pictured from left to right are Bart Johnson, Co-Principal Investigator and Jill Murray, Principal Investigator.
Black River Technical College
This college team (DUE# 1700522) will implement the “Precision Ag Technicians: Improving Arkansas Farming" project. Pictured from left to right are Rickie Gunn, Co-Principal Investigator; Rex Flagg, Principal Investigator; Roger Johnson, Vice President of General Education; and Karen Liebhaber, Vice President of Institutional Advancement.
This college team (DUE# 1663851) will implement the “Boosting New Careers in Advanced Manufacturing Industries" project. Pictured from left to right are Steven Davis, Principal Investigator; Janis Thompson, Grant Writer/Program Development Specialist; and Alan McAdams, Co-Principal Investigator.
Front Range Community College
This college team (DUE# 1700497) will implement the “Biotech Jumpstart: Building Competency and Career Awareness Through Scientific Inquiry" project. Pictured from left to right are: Maggie Richards, Co-Principal Investigator; Ann Riedl, Principal Investigator; Fan Yeung, Co-Principal Investigator; and Carol Fiol, Resource Development Director.
Central Carolina Community College
This college team (DUE# 1700575) will implement the “Technician Training in Advanced Building Performance Analysis and Verification" project. Pictured from left to right are: Jeff Gannon, Co-Principal Investigator; Megan Brown, Director, Grants and Strategic Initiatives, Student Learning and Strategic Planning; and Andrew McMahan, Principal Investigator.
Westchester Community College
This college team (DUE# 1700564) will implement the “Photonics and Laser Project." Pictured from left to right are: Stephen Leone, Co-Principal Investigator; Laurie MillerMcNeill, Co-Principal Investigator; and Kyriakos Ioannou, Principal Investigator.
North Arkansas College
This college team (DUE# 1700632) will implement the “Effectively Delivering Networking and Cybersecurity Education in a Rural Environment" project. Pictured from left to right are: Cheryl Keymer, Co-Principal Investigator; Craig Cates, Principal Investigator; and Laura Berry, Co-Principal Investigator. Not pictured is Nikki Davidson, Co-Principal Investigator.
Alamance Community College
This college team (DUE# 1700652) will implement the “Mechatronics Technology Institute" project. Pictured from left to right are: Carolyn Rhode, Authorized Organizational Representative; Paul Carr, Co-Principal Investigator; and Mohamad Haj-Mohamadi, Principal Investigator.
Learn more about what Alamance Community College intends to use their National Science Foundation (NSF) funding for...http://bit.ly/2mRjxSK.