Published the first Monday of each month, the ATE Central Connection is meant to disseminate information to and about ATE centers and projects, providing you with up-to-date ATE news, events, reminders, as well as highlighting new centers, projects, and resources. In addition, we will also highlight an educational topic with complementary resources found within ATE Central to help illustrate how ATE resources can be used in the classroom.

May 2015 Featured Center: Weld-Ed: National Center for Welding Education
April 2015 Featured Center: GeoTech Center
March 2015 Featured Center: Regional Center for Nuclear Energy Education and Training (RCNET)
February 2015 Featured Center: Convergence Technology Center (CTC)
January 2015 Featured Center: Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT)
December 2014 Featured Project: E-books and Mobile Apps for Technician Education (E-MATE)
November 2014 Featured Project: The National STEM Guitar Project
October 2014 Featured Event: ATE PI Conference – -, 2014 – Washington, DC
September 2014 Featured Project: National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN)
August 2014 Featured Center: National Resource Center for Materials Technology Education (MatEd)
July 2014 Featured Project: A National Collaboration to Strengthen the Advanced Environmental Technology Education Programs at Tribal Colleges
June 2014 Featured Event: High Impact Technology Exchange Conference (HI-TEC) July 21-24, 2014
May 2014 Featured Center: Northeast Biomanufacturing Center and Collaborative (NBC2)
April 2014 Featured Center: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)
March 2014 Featured Center: OP-TEC: National Center for Optics and Photonics Education
February 2014 Featured Center: Seattle’s Hub for Industry-driven Nanotechnology Education (SHINE)
January 2014 Featured Project: Geospatial Technician Education (GeoTEd)
December 2013 Featured Center: Viticulture Enology Science and Technology Alliance (VESTA)
November 2013 Featured Center: South Carolina Advanced Technological Education National Resource Center (SC ATE)
October 2013 Featured Event: ATE PI Conference — October 23–25, 2013 — Washington, DC
September 2013 Featured Center: 360° Manufacturing and Applied Engineering Center of Excellence
August 2013 Featured Center: Marine Advanced Technology Education Center
July 2013 Featured Center: National Center for Supply Chain Technology Education
June 2013 Featured Project: Consortium for Education in Renewable Energy Technology
May 2013 Featured Project: Development of a Technical Program in Stem Cell Technologies: Responding to an Emerging Need
April 2013 Featured Project: HURI SURI: High School Undergraduate Research Initiative/Science Undergraduate Research Initiative
March 2013 Featured Project: Digital Fabrication Learning Community
February 2013 Featured Project: Access Tech Careers: Improving Access to Technological Education Programs and Careers for Community College Students With Learning Disabilities
January 2013 Featured Project: PRIMER-Tropical Bioprospecting Venture at CETA
December 2012 Featured Project: Synergy Collaborative Laboratory for Research, Practice and Transformation
November 2012 Featured Center: The Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance
October 2012 Featured Event: ATE PI Conference — October 24–26, 2012 — Washington DC
September 2012 Featured Center: California Regional Consortium for Engineering Advances in Technological Education (CREATE)
August 2012 Featured Project: Creating a Regional Workforce for Rural Manufacturing
July 2012 Featured Project: The Institute for Food Safety
June 2012 Featured Project: Teachers' Domain
May 2012 Featured ATE Project: Destination: Problem-Based Learning Project
April 2012 Featured ATE Project: The Green Center
March 2012 Featured ATE Project: Advancing Women in Automation Robotics and Engineering (AWARE) Camp
February 2012 Featured ATE Center: The Regional Center for Next Generation Manufacturing (RCNGM)
January 2012 Featured ATE Project: Aerospace Manufacturing Education (AME)
December 2011 Featured ATE Center: Florida Advanced Technology Education Center for Manufacturing (FLATE)
November 2011 Featured ATE Project: Bridging Engineering, Science, and Technology (BEST) for Elementary Educators
October 2011 Featured ATE Event: ATE National Principal Investigators Conference October 26-28, 2011
September 2011 Featured ATE Center: Viticulture and Enology Science and Technology Alliance (VESTA)
August 2011 Featured ATE Project: Making Learning Real with Problem-Based Case Learning
July 2011 Featured ATE Event: High Impact Technology Exchange Conference (HI-TEC), July 25-28, 2011
June 2011 Featured ATE Project: Preparing a New Workforce for a Sustainable Economy
May 2011 Featured ATE Project: STEM Guitar Project
April 2011 Featured ATE Opportunity: AACC Announces National STEM Mentoring Grants Open to Community Colleges
March 2011 Featured ATE Project: Academy for College Excellence (ACE)
February 2011 Featured ATE Opportunity: MentorLinks: National Call for STEM Mentors
January 2011 Featured ATE Center: Bio-Link: Educating the BioTechnology Workforce
December 2010 Featured ATE Project: Life Support and Sustainable Living (LSSL) Program
November 2010 Featured ATE Project: Math Machines
October 2010 Featured ATE Event: ATE National Principal Investigators Conference October 27-29, 2010
September 2010 Featured ATE Center: Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC)
August 2010 Featured ATE Project: Deaf Initiative in Technology (DiiT)
July 2010 Featured ATE Project: SAgE Project – Sustainable Agriculture Education
June 2010 Featured ATE Event: High Impact Technology Exchange Conference (HI-TEC) July 26-29, 2010
May 2010 Featured ATE Center: National Aerospace Education Center (SpaceTEC)
April 2010 Featured ATE Project: Integrated Geospatial Education & Technology Training (iGETT)
March 2010 Featured ATE Center: Automotive Manufacturing Technical Education Collaborative (AMTEC)
February 2010 Featured ATE Project: Tennessee Board of Regents Teacher Preparation Partnership (TBR-TPP)
January 2010 Featured ATE Project: BETSI: Biotechnology Education and Training Sequence Investment
December 2009 Featured ATE Center: OPTEC: National Center for Optics and Photonics Education
November 2009 Featured ATE Center: Mid-Pacific Information and Communications Technologies (MPICT) Center
October 2009 Featured ATE Project: Advanced Technological Education Television
September 2009 Featured ATE Project: Wind Energy Technician Program
August 2009 Featured ATE Center: South Carolina Advanced Technological Education National Resource Center (SC ATE)
July 2009 Featured ATE Center: Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) Center
June 2009 Featured ATE Project: Achieving Technological Literacy in Arizona for Students and Teachers (ATLAST)
May 2009 Featured ATE Event: High Impact Technology Exchange Conference (Hi-Tec) July 19-22, 2009
April 2009 Featured ATE Center: Convergence Technology Center (CTC)