Monthly Archives: February 2011

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TA3 Webinar presentations available

Category : TA3 Connections

TA3 members have participated in two exciting webinars during January and February of this year.

On January 14th members heard from Julian Alssid, executive director of the Workforce Strategy Center on opportunities to improve employment outcomes using the Career Pathways program. Click here to download the PowerPoint show.

The February webinar focused on funding opportunities available from the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education program.  Dr. Gerhard Salinger described the program:

The ATE program promotes improvement in the education of science and engineering technicians at the undergraduate and secondary school level and the educators who prepare them, focusing on technicians for high-technology fields that drive the nation’s economy. The program, in its 18th year, focuses on two-year colleges and expects two-year colleges to have a leadership role in all projects.

Dr. Salinger’s presentation is available here. Click here for more information on the NSF program. Download the grant solicitation here.


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January 2011 TA3 Connections

Category : TA3 Connections

The latest TA3 Connections focuses on the upcoming TA3 Annual Symposium scheduled for May 1-4, 2011 in San Sebastian in the Basque Region of Spain. The symposium will focus on creativity and innovation in education. The issue also provides extensive member news, discusses a recent TA3 Webinar with Julian Alssid, executive director of the Workforce Strategy Center, and profiles TA3 member Ivy Tech Community College, Indiana.

You can download a copy of the newsletter here.