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IT Futures Summit 2017: Highlights & This Year’s IT Jeopardy Champs

IT faculty from across the state attended for a 1.5 day experience that featured another IT industry professional panel discussing and exploring disruptive technology (focusing on robotics/AI). Small group discussions looked at college’s IT programs, challenges, strengths, and new program and degree developments.

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Find out what Katie Metcalf, a Human Resources data analyst manager for Microsoft, does in her job.

How someone who didn’t “love” math ended up with a computer science degree and now works for Microsoft…

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Careers in IT: The Real Story “Behind the Scenes” (April 18, 2012)

Watch behind the scenes of Careers in IT: The Real Story. Here from the students, the presenters, the director and get a look at what it takes each year to make this event happen. Click on the image to the left and take a few minutes to consider the fun, excitement, and hear why an educational and career pathway in IT is where you want to be.

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Find Out What an Web Application Developer Does…

What does Andrew Craswell, a community and technical college student, now a University of Washington computer science major, do for Bellevue College? He develops web applications as a part-time employee. Andrew has excellent insights into why you should consider a career pathway in Information Technology, as well as tips for ensuring a smooth educational and career pathway.

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Learn What a Quality Assurance Engineer Does…

What does a quality assurance engineer do? And, how did Eden Lasater decide to earn her degree in Computer Science? The answer may surprise you…

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STEM Summit: Emerging & Innovative Trends for Tomorrow’s Classroom

Video from the STEM Summit will be posted April 2011. You can watch Dr. Arthur Benjamin’s keynote presentation, educators and industry professionals presentations and panel sessions. STEM best practices and curricular modules will be posted to the website by the end of March 2011.

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“The Life of an IT Professional: A Five Minute Story” Video Competition

Enter “The Life of an IT Professional: A Five Minute Story” Video Competition. It is open to all Washington State students currently enrolled in a two-year college information or computing technology program. The top prize is $1,000. Submit your video by March 31, 2011.

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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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WA Community and Technical College ICT Program Directory

The Washington State Directory of Community and Technical College (CTC) Information and Technology Programs is now available in a PDF format. There are also printed copies available upon request.

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I want to be a computer systems software engineer…

I am extremely interested in becoming a computer systems software engineer. I was wondering what I would have to do to be that. What colleges would be recommended? What skills would I need? And, would I have to major in computer science?

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