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for dynamic approaches to Technician Education.

For Students

Find helpful technician education resources to support your achievements in the classroom, and beyond.

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For Educators

Enrich your technician program with faculty trainings, quality teaching aids, education research, and much more.

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For Industry

Become a partner and help mold a future generation of technicians to meet your company’s needs.

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SCATE Center Initiatives

Teaching Technicians

Our online resource for Technician Educators, including professional development opportunities, teaching approaches, research findings, and more.

Mentor-Connect

Qualified individuals work with experienced ATE PI’s, Co-PI’s, and PM’s to develop grant writing and leadership skills for successful NSF ATE program funding.

Tech Stars

Qualified FDTC students are eligible to receive NSF S-STEM funded scholarships that promote student success while discouraging student loan debt.

Build Your Own Video

Advanced technology programs can create their own custom online recruitment videos using ATETV’s expansive library of micro content to attract prospetive students.

Latest News

NSF's National Science Board held one of four skilled technical workforce listening sessions in South Carolina

NSF's National Science Board held one of four skilled technical workforce listening sessions in South Carolina

On Wednesday, September 26th , members from NSB and NSF visited FDTC’s SiMT to hold one of four Skilled Technical Workforce Listening Sessions.

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SCATE Center reaffirms partnership

SCATE Center reaffirms partnership

The SCATE Center reaffirms its working collaboration with the Center for Occupational Research and Development by the awarding of grant for the Necessary Skills Now Network, an ATE Coordination Network to CORD.

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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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