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Technology/Workforce Trends Webinars

In building off the 2013 information technology (IT) skill’s gap forum, the Center’s director, Maureen Majury, presented research compiled from the forum, as well as new research on technology trends, workforce demand, and the importance of soft (or, employability skills), for Microsoft IT Academy and Insight’s 2013 program. You can view the webinars by reading this post.

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Pathways to IT Applied Baccalaureate Degrees for WA State Students Summit

WA State Workforce Education Administrators are invited to send their college’s IT team to “Pathways to IT Applied Baccalaureate Degrees for Washington State Students” (Friday, June 7, 2013 at Microsoft). The day will focus on creating a cohesive process for coordinating efforts, sharing best practices, and unifying in order to address the shortage of work-ready IT four-year graduates.

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Expanding Health IT Training: $3.3 Million Federal Government Award

Federal government awards Bellevue College $3.3 million to lead 10 states in expanding health IT training The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded Bellevue College first-year funding of $3.36 million to lead a 10-state consortium of community colleges in expanding health information technology (health IT) training over the next two years. […]

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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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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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