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Creating IT Futures: 2018 Summit

Washington State IT CTC faculty are invited to the Creating IT Futures 2018 Summit sponsored by the Center of Excellence. It will be taking place Thursday/Friday, May 17/18, 2018 at the Mercer Island Community and Events Center. This is free for our faculty. The event’s days will include: IT Panel, IT Jeopardy, and how IT programs can get ready for a very different future… We’ll have an IT panel, marketing updates, IT Faculty Professional Development Scholarship Presentations, and more…

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Creating IT Futures: 2017 Summit

Washington State IT CTC faculty are invited to the Creating IT Futures 2017 Summit sponsored by the Center of Excellence. It will be taking place Thursday/Friday, May 18/19, 2017 at the Mercer Island Community and Events Center. This is free for our faculty. Topics will include: Robotics & AI Program Development, Disruptive Technologies, IT Jeopardy, and how IT programs can get ready for a very different future… We’ll have an industry panel, marketing updates, a robotic demonstration, and more…

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Creating IT Futures: 2016 Summit

Washington State IT CTC faculty are invited to the Creating IT Futures 2016 Summit sponsored by the Center of Excellence. It will be taking place Thursday/Friday, May 19/20, 2016 at the Mercer Island Community and Events Center. This is free for our faculty. Topics will include: Dr. Li, IBM, will present on System T, Disruptive Technologies and how IT programs can get ready for a very different future… We’ll have an industry panel, marketing updates, a robotic demonstration, and more…

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Creating IT Futures: 2014 Summit

Washington State IT CTC faculty are invited to the Creating IT Futures 2014 Summit sponsored by the Center of Excellence. It will be taking place Thursday/Friday, May 15/16, 2014 at the Mercer Island Community and Events Center. This is free for our faculty. Topics will include: IT Common Courses, IT BAS programs/degree titles, IT Certificates for degree holders, worker retraining students, and collaboration in developing IT BAS degrees.

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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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2012 Working Connections National Fellowship Recipients

The Center of Excellence awarded four fellowships to educators from Bates Technical College, Bellingham Technical College, Clark College, and South Puget Sound. Congratulations go out to Adam Coleman, Judith Graham, Lee Falta, and, George Neal, all who will share with the state their experiences and what they learned at the Working Connections in Iowa this June.

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Careers in IT: The Real Story, April 18, 2012 (FREE)!

Technology touches every job, career, and industry in today’s society. Find out about, and discover how to get started in a variety of careers including: programming, quality assurance engineer, web design, video and film production, gaming, mobile and wireless.

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Center News & Updates for Fall/Winter 2011-2012

During the summer, the Center has planned a number of events, services, resources, and projects for our Washington State IT educators. Find out more here…

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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 November 4, 2011.

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Office 2010 Textbooks Free from Paradigm Publishing

Contact the Center of Excellence for five opportunities for educators and students to receive free Office 2010 textbooks generously donated by Paradigm Publishing.

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