Learning, Exchange, Research, and Innovation

Who we are

The TA3 (Trans-Atlantic Technology and Training Alliance) is a consortium of leading community and technical colleges in the U.S. and Europe that promotes learning and innovation across borders, supports regional economies, and promotes the value and importance of a global perspective.

What we do

The TA3’s mission is to support learning, innovation and exchange among institutions offering pre-baccalaureate technical education, to promote policies and research that support their ability to be effective leaders in regional economic development, and to disseminate lessons learned.

How to get involved

Members take advantage of TA3’s mission and opportunities by attending annual symposiums with cutting edge themes, collaborating on Trans-Atlantic project work and participating in learning and cultural exchange with other members in the network. If you’re interested in becoming a member, receiving the newsletter or attending an event, please contact our team.

Meet the Team

Latest Blog

TA3 International Symposium Convenes at Lawson State Community College

(BIRMINGHAM, Alabama/June 9, 2016) – Participants journeyed from vocational and technical colleges in Denmark, Germany, the Basque Country, Northern Ireland, and the Netherlands and from the across the United States to Lawson State June 5-8 for the 27th Trans-Atlantic Technology and Training Alliance (TA3) Symposium. The conference topic was: Reaching the Millennial Workforce: New Ways of

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August 2015 Volume 18 No. 2

News includes a recap of the 2015 TA3 Symposium in Belfast, Northern Ireland, updates on the El Salvador project, member news and publications and several grant awards obtained by member schools. Read the full Connections August 2015 FINAL

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March 2015 March 15 Volume 18 No. 1

News includes a recap of the January 2015 TA3 Policy Forum, updates on the El Salvador project, a new member profile, several grant awards obtained by member schools and reflections. Read the full March 15 Connections!

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TA3 Connections September 2014 Volume 17 No. 2

News includes a recap of the June symposium at Ivy Tech Community College, an introduction to new TA3 Director, Burke Murphy of Corporation for a Skilled Workforce, exciting project updates and a new member profile. Read the full February 14 Connections!

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TA3/CSW Delegation visits El Salvador in February

Our highly engaged and productive week with the Research Triangle Institute (RTI) Team in El Salvador included review of documents we prepared for them in order to provide frameworks in setting up Industry Advisory Boards, Externship Programs, Faculty Development and Training in 21st Century Pedagogy as well as an extensive chart of internationally recognized certificates

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TA3 Delegates experience culture, camaraderie and learning exchange in historic Belfast

Delegates from the Trans-Atlantic Technology and Training Alliance (TA3) met together in Belfast, United Kingdom for the network’s annual symposium and explored how to prepare for the future global economy through employer and educator partnerships. Hosted by the Northern Ireland Department for Employment and Learning, delegates and speakers were treated to a fantastic mix of

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