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  • Calling all Community Colleges Educators and Industry Professionals...Plan to attend the 2018 ATE PI Conference

    The American Association of Community Colleges with the support of the National Science Foundation will hold the 25th National ATE Principal Investigators Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC on October 24 - October 26, 2018.

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  • NSF’s National Science Board to hold next skilled technical workforce listening session in South Carolina

    The National Science Board (NSB) will hold its next “listening session” at Florence-Darlington Technical College in Florence, South Carolina. Board members will hear the insights of the local community on challenges and opportunities related to the skilled technical workforce--individuals who use STEM capabilities in their jobs but do not have a bachelor’s degree.

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  • SCATE Center Staff Attended the 2018 HI-TEC Conference

    SCATE Center staff attended the national High Impact Technology Exchange Conference (HI-TEC) on advanced technological education where secondary and postsecondary educators, counselors, industry professionals, trade organizations, and technicians can update their knowledge and skills. Conference was held July 23 – July 26, 2018.

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  • Two FDTC Students Visit Washington, D.C.

    Two Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) students traveled to Washington, D.C. for the 24th National Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Principal Investigators (PI) Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel on October 23-25, 2017.

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  • Mentor-Connect helps colleges fine-tune their proposals

    This winter, faculty, administrators and grant writers from 21 two-year colleges attended a Mentor-Connect’s technical assistance workshop in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for hands-on training on how best to apply for ATE grants.

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  • Hurricanes hasten need for tech program in Puerto Rico

    Universidad Metropolitana is one of 21 two-year colleges selected to receive Mentor-Connect mentoring and technical assistance for the next nine months to prepare a grant proposal for the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education program.

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NSF’s National Science Board to hold next skilled technical workforce listening session in South Carolina

NSF’s National Science Board to hold next skilled technical workforce listening session in South Carolina

Board 'listening sessions' designed to understand educational gaps in building next generation of skilled, technical workforce

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Two FDTC Students Visit Washington, D.C.

Two FDTC Students Visit Washington, D.C.

FDTC students travel to nation's capital

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SCATE Center Partners with CORD

SCATE Center Partners with CORD

The SCATE Center has partnered with the Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD)

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