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Creating IT Futures: 2019 Summit

Creating IT Futures

CREATING IT FUTURES: 2019 SUMMIT (May 16-17, 2019 free for IT CTC faculty)

You are invited…(REGISTER HERE)

Who:  Up to three IT CTC Faculty from each college (Note:  1. Must be either a part- or full-time IT faculty member in an IT or CS program at your college. 2. Travel costs will be allocated upon delivery of receipts for hotel, meals outside of the Summit, gas for mileage, or other transportation costs for faculty from Central, Eastern, North and South Western Washington traveling more than 50 miles to attend.  This is to encourage attendance and engagement at this event and select IT industry professionals.)

If you want to send more than three educators from your college, please contact the Center at maureen.majury@bellevuecollege or call 425.564.4229.

What:  Will be happening? Participants will experience presentations, network, and address any issues discussed at the the May 2017 Summit (held at the Mercer Island Community & Event Center), including:

  • Updates on CoE project and services,
  • Industry round-tables,
  • IT Faculty Scholarship Recipient Presentations
  • IR4 Project Update
  • New topics for discussion, including SBCTC updates, new BAS degrees
  • A new competition game this year (Who will triumph?), and more…

The draft agenda can be found here   Updated March 2019.

2017-2018 IT Scholarship Recipient’s Power Point Presentations (including resources and best practices for IT faculty across the state.

Where:  Mercer Island Community & Event Center, 8236 SE 24th Street, Mercer Island, WA 98040/tel (206) 275-7609, The Mercer Room.

When:  10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Thursday, May 16, 2019 & 10:0 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Friday, May 17, 2019

Why:  Everyone has worked very hard to collaborate and create solutions that make it easier for IT faculty and students access and succeed in completing an IT program of study in the CTC system and enter the workforce prepared to meet employer needs.  We need to continue our collective work together and explore and create new innovative solutions for our system.

Requirements:
1.  After you register, you will be sent additional information as we near the event (with enough time if there is something to consider or work on).  You will also receive an agenda for the two-day event as we come closer to the May event.
2. Register by Friday, April 27, 2019.
3. Review materials that will be sent to you before the Summit and be prepared to discuss, brainstorm, and make decisions.
4.  If possible bring your laptop or tablet.  There is wifi at the event.

Food will be provided (Thursday: breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, Friday: breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack).

Recommended hotel:  The Hyatt House near Bellevue College (easy access to 1-90, and then you can hop off and reach the Mercer Island Community Center very easily). However, for our out-of-town guests, with the stipend you can decide where you want to stay.  Mention my name, the Center of Excellence, and Bellevue College to get the government rate.  Also, use Expedia to find hotels, like The Red Lion, Bellevue, and others if the Hyatt House is sold out. If you need further suggestions, contact the Center.
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