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

March 2015 March15 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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2015 Symposium in Belfast, Northern Ireland

              The Trans-Atlantic Training Alliance Conference of 2015 will take place June 8th thru 10th in Belfast, Ireland. Save the dates! The theme is “Preparing the Future Global Workforce: Bringing Employers and Educators Together” Sunday, June 7th to Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 LOCATION: Belfast Metropolitan College, E3 Campus Belfast,

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Leading Policymakers Discuss Workforce Innovation, Agency Programs and Funding Opportunities at the TA3 Policy Forum in Washington, DC

              Member colleges from the Trans-Atlantic Technology and Training Alliance (TA3) convened at One Washington Circle Hotel to hear from a diverse line-up of national experts representing five federal agencies, a policy think tank, foundations and a regional commission. The TA3 is a consortium of leading community and technical colleges in the U.S. and

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Recap of STEM, STEAM, and Dream: Educating an Imaginative and Skilled Work Force

Innovation today depends on technological competence, but requires something more. Leading businesses are discovering the value of teaming engineers, line staff, marketing, and design on particularly vexing problems. Higher education across the U.S. and around the world is pressured to produce a workforce competent not only in science, technology, engineering, and math, but also able

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