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IT Futures Education Summit at Microsoft: Register Here

Come join your fellow educators at the fun, informative, and popular 10th annual IT Futures Summit at Microsoft on Friday, May 18, 2012. This one-day, free event features Microsoft professionals sharing new products and initiatives, gourmet food, prizes, networking and more… The keynote speaker, presenters, and session topics have been announced. Register now.

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Watch the 2012 STEM Summit Presenter and Panelist Videos

Do you want to see what the educational and industry presenters/panelists discussed and shared about their respective disciplines (aerospace, education, energy, and information and computing technology) and STEM with 142 Washington State educators at the second annual STEM Summit? We have twelve videos for you to view.

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Information and Computing Technology Degree/Certificate Reviews: Spring 2012

If you want a free industry professional team to review of one of your college’s information/computing technology degrees/certificates, submit an application to the Center of Excellence for Information and Computing Technology by Friday, April 6, 2012.

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Don’t Wait…Register for the STEM Summit Now

The two-day Summit (Thursday and Friday/February 9th and 10th) will introduce you to K-20 best practices in education focusing on innovative teaching and learning in STEM. As attendees, you will be examining curriculum for incorporation of best practices in STEM teaching and learning. For our K-12 educators, clock hours will be offered.

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Register for the 2nd Annual STEM Summit

Registration for the 2nd annual STEM Summit: Integrating STEM into Today’s Classroom to Develop Tomorrow’s Leaders. This free event features Dr. Bradley Layton, Associate Professor & Director of Energy Technology Program at the University of Montana College of Technology, as the 2012 keynote speaker.

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New Advisory Board Members

The Center welcomes three new industry professionals to its industry advisory board: Valerie Goulds, Microsoft, and Juan Ulloa, Bellevue College. Rich James, F5 Networks, was unanimously elected to serve as chair for one more year.

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Centers of Excellence High Impact Report for 2011

Read the new Washington State’s Centers of Excellence Impact Report: Ensuring a Better Workforce for Tomorrow, “Collaborating to pave the pathways for Washington’s future!”. Estimated state system savings total $15 million dollars.

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