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Monthly Archives: February 2010

Collaborations with State Colleges Move Computer Science Programs Ahead

The Center of Excellence for Information and Computing Technology (CoE for ICT) works with multiple Washington State Community and Technical Colleges to align program degrees and certificates to current workplace technical knowledge and skills valued by today’s employers. The Center’s collaborative consulting and review services include analyzing current course content, with real-time ICT industry professionals insight into current and projected workforce demand. The Center ensures thoughtful, comprehensive program reviews, curriculum audits, and instructional redesigns that are supported by a team of experts with specialized, higher post graduate degrees in education, curriculum design, and a keen understanding of higher education policy and budgetary needs. Our consulting body includes networking, security, systems and database administration, web development and design, and software development and programming professionals with five, plus years of experience.

The Center welcomes solicitations for information and computing technology (ICT) college program (degree/certificate) reviews, redesigns, and audits.

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Technology Students: Increase Your Employability

Community and Technical College information and computing technology students can find a series of great resources to increase employability, including free certification exams and a job site. Read more…

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8 Reasons to Register for the Working Connections Institute

Find out why you should register for the 2010 Working Connections IT Faculty Development Institute, August 24-27, 2010 ($100 registration for the three day professional development training). And, why your fellow faculty members believe 2009 is the year to beat…

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Centers of Excellence High Impact Report

A New Decade for New Growth: Ensuring a Better Workforce for Tomorrow
Highlights focus on system support, value, and the savings the eleven Centers provides to the CTC system, educators, faculty, and students. It was presented at the Workforce Education Council’s quarterly meeting in Vancouver, Washington on February 11, 2010. Continue reading for details and a report download.

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Centers of Excellence

Developing partnerships among business, industry and education to meet the future needs of Washington State.