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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Using Prior Learning Assessments for recruitment and retention of special adult populations

This webinar will offer insights into developing an effective recruitment strategy that encompasses Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) coupled with other methods to reach your goals. Proven approaches will be shared for recruiting special underrepresented populations such as minority groups, specific age groups, Native Americans, those with disabilities, and the socioeconomically disadvantaged. Practical and proactive strategies for increasing recruitment and decreasing drop outs will be highlighted.
 
Presenters:


Rick Roberts
Assistant Director
SC ATE Center
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Serita Acker
Executive Director of the Programs for Educational Enrichment & Retention and Women in Science & Engineering
Clemson University
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Donald McCoy
K-to-College STEM Education Consultant
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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Creating Dashboards For Grants Development And Management

Grant directors, grant developers and resource development personnel are all managers today. They are increasingly queried about evaluation, outcomes, evidence and data management. A useful tool for managers is the project dashboard.

    In this webinar we will:

  • Define dashboard elements
  • Distinguish informational elements from trends and Key Performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Create ownership to make the dashboard a dynamic reporting tool
  • Develop your own dashboard with examples you can use

 
Presenter:


Michael Lesiecki
Director
MATEC
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Lara Smith
Grants Coordinator
GateWay Community College
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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Q & A: Follow-Up Discussion:
Final Tips for a Competitive Proposal

This session will provide an opportunity for viewers of the recent CCTA webinar: Final Tips for a Competitive Proposal, to discuss questions they may still have concerning information shared at the April 20th webinar.
 
Presenters:


Ann Beheler
Principal Investigator (PI)
National Convergence Technology Center (CTC)
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Celeste Carter
Lead Program Officer
National Science Foundation
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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Final Tips for a Competitive Proposal

This final webinar in the four part series for writing a competitive ATE project grant proposal will provide best practices for finalizing and refining your proposal to get it ready for submission. This session will provide specific examples of common mistakes and pitfalls and ways to avoid them. A proposal checklist will be highlighted by several experienced Principal Investigators.

A follow-up question and answer webinar session will be provided, Thursday, April 27 at 3pm ET, to address and discuss any questions attendees may have concerning the materials shared today. To register for this Q & A session, please see below.
 
Presenters:


Ann Beheler
Principal Investigator (PI)
National Convergence
Technology Center (CTC)
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Celeste Carter
Lead Program Officer
National Science Foundation
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Q & A: Follow-Up Discussion
Developing Stakeholder Partnerships Internally and Externally for Successful Grants

This session will provide an opportunity for viewers of the recent CCTA webinar: Developing Stakeholder Partnerships Internally and Externally for Successful Grants, to discuss questions they may still have concerning information shared at the March 23rd, webinar.
 
Presenters:


Elaine Johnson
PI and Executive Director
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Marilyn Barger
Principal Investigator (PI) & Executive Director
Florida Advanced Technological Education Center, FLATE
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Ann Beheler
Principal Investigator (PI)
National Convergence Technology Center (CTC)
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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Developing Stakeholder Partnerships Internally and Externally for Successful Grants

In addition to developing a good idea with supporting goals and activities, it is imperative that key stakeholders both internal and external be committed to the work of the proposed grant.  This session will focus on the various types of stakeholders including, but not limited to, the main institution’s and any partner institution’s administration, staff, and faculty; a strong evaluator with a detailed evaluation plan; and engaged business, industry, and community members.
 
Presenters:


Elaine Johnson
PI and Executive Director
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Marilyn Barger
Principal Investigator (PI) & Executive Director
Florida Advanced Technological Education Center, FLATE
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Ann Beheler
Principal Investigator (PI)
National Convergence Technology Center (CTC)
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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Q & A: Follow-Up Discussion
Grant Proposal Resources, Roadmaps, and Timelines

This session will provide an opportunity for viewers of the recent CCTA webinar: Grant Proposal Resources, Roadmaps, and Timelines, to discuss questions they may still have concerning information shared at the March 9th webinar.
 
Presenters:


Elaine Craft
Director
SC ATE Center of Excellence
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Mel Cossette
Executive Director/PI
MatEdU
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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Grant Proposal Resources, Roadmaps, and Timelines

This webinar will provide an insider’s look at unique characteristics of National Science Foundation (NSF) grant funding, particularly the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Program. Guidelines and timelines will be shared along with tips to keep in mind if you have previously been funded by NSF ATE for a smaller grant and aspire to submit a proposal for a larger scope of work. Resources specific to preparing a competitive NSF ATE grant proposal will be highlighted.
 
Presenters:


Elaine Craft
Director
SC ATE Center of Excellence
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Elizabeth Teles
Retired
Lead Program Director NSF
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Mel Cossette
Executive Director/PI
MatEdU
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Thursday, February 23, 2017, 2pm ET

Q & A: A Follow-Up Discussion on:
Grants and Innovation – A Great Match

This session will provide an opportunity for viewers of the recent CCTA webinar: Grants and Innovation – A Great Match, to discuss questions they may still have concerning information shared at the Feb.16th webinar.
 
Presenters:


Celeste Carter
Lead Program Officer
National Science Foundation
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Ann Beheler
Principal Investigator (PI)
National Convergence Technology Center (CTC)
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Thursday, February 16, 2017, 2pm ET

Grants and Innovation – A Great Match

Competitive grants for the NSF ATE program must be built on at least one innovative idea and the goals must be well-defined and clearly explained. However, framing an innovative idea and clearly explaining goals can be difficult. Further, proposal development requires a great deal of planning and a detailed timeline. This session will focus on planning for grant proposal development and will explore how to determine whether or not an idea is innovative, what is meant by developing and explaining goals clearly and what must be considered in planning development work and the timeline for such work.

A follow-up question and answer webinar session will be provided, Thursday, February 23, 2pm ET, to address and discuss any questions attendees may have concerning the materials shared today. To register for this Q & A session, please see below.

 
Presenters:

Celeste Carter
Lead Program Officer
National Science Foundation
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Ann Beheler
Principal Investigator (PI)
National Convergence Technology Center (CTC)
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Thursday, January 19, 2017

What Can We Know About Our Graduates As They Enter the Workforce?

Today it is critical to know more about our community college graduates as they leave us. We are driven to demonstrate the effectiveness of our programs and the achievement of gainful employment for our graduates. Direct knowledge is difficult to come by. This webinar will address the question, “What can we know?” and illustrate approaches, attempts and best practices to actually obtain information about our students as they enter and participate in the workforce. The webinar features best practices from the statewide survey to assess employment outcomes for students who have participated in career and technical education coursework at California community colleges. In addition we will discuss approaches tried and implemented at the Maricopa Community Colleges in Arizona.

 
Presenters:

Michael Lesiecki
Director
MATEC
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John Carrese
Director
San Francisco Bay Center of Excellence for Labor Market Research
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