Welcome to the home page of ATE@20: Twenty Years of Advancing Technological Education. This project, jointly undertaken by ATE Central and the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Community and funded by the National Science Foundation, celebrates twenty years of ongoing educational innovation by the ATE community. It includes history, student success stories, interviews with important players, and connections to ATE industry partners across the United States and world.
In the book's introduction, George R. Boggs, President and CEO Emeritus of the American Association of Community Colleges and Superintendent President Emeritus of Palomar College in California, writes, "STEM technician careers are rewarding and job opportunities are plentiful. Encouraging students to pursue these careers is important for the future of our country." Inside the book, readers will find out about the many ways in which ATE is accomplishing this very task. Read about:
This book is available free of charge to anyone who wishes to use it in conducting outreach around the ATE program's successes. Please email email@example.com to order copies to distribute on your campus, to your industry partners, or elsewhere. In addition, you may wish to read the ATE@20 blog each Monday for more stories about the fantastic work the ATE community does every day.
Below is an outline of stories covered in the first two chapters:
2 Robust Business and Industry Partnerships Distinguish ATE Program
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