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ISACA’s Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification indicates expertise in information security, governance, program development and management, incident management and risk management. If you are amid-career IT professional aspiring to senior management roles in IT security and control, CISM can get you the visibility you need.

Cape Fear Community College411 N Front StWilmingtonNC28401

The C-TEaCH Academy is a paid professional development opportunity for STEM & CTE faculty.  The C-TEaCH Academy strives to connect local science and career/technical educators to real-world laboratory applications found within the Chemical Technology field.  Through this experience, educators will be able apply what they have learned to help improve the science curricula throughout CFCC's service area.  Chemical Technology faculty and staff hope that participating teachers will inform their students of this academic and career path at their home institutions.   
During the ten-day training seminar, educators will be exposed to wet laboratory techniques, the concept of quality control, how regulatory agencies influence laboratory environments, and hands-on training with state-of-the-art analytical equipment. Attendees will be presented an array of laboratory activities that will include a focus on forensics, environmental, pharmaceutical, food/beverage, and cosmetic industries.  Teaching strategies will also be shared to help you enhance the educational experience you are providing to your own students.

Recent studies have shown that the opportunity gap persists for students of color in community colleges. Increasingly, students of color are making community colleges their first choice in higher education to seek certification, marketable job skills, or a degree; however, they are not completing their education at the same rate as their White counterparts. While any number of factors may contribute to this gap, we cannot rule out implicit bias as a factor. Biases not only have a negative impact on students’ self-esteem, they can reduce students’ will to try, resulting in inequitable outcomes. This webinar paints a picture of what implicit bias looks like in the classroom and provides strategies for reducing biases that inevitably impact students’ success.

By the end of this workshop, participants know or will be able to:

  • Have a clearer understanding of what implicit bias is and the factors that contribute to it.
  • Understand how to recognize implicit bias in ourselves and others.
  • Have strategies for preventing and interrupting bias in the classroom.

(3 days)

Madison Area Technical College2125 Commercial AvenueMadisonWI53704

At the Institute, you’ll use tools of the trade to install and commission a residential size solar photovoltaic array. You’ll review and practice necessary safety measures and electrical principles. Finally, you’ll perform (and take with you) ready to use hands-on classroom lab activities that will enable you to bring solar energy to life in your classroom.

  • Class morning and afternoon at Madison College’s Commercial Avenue campus and outdoor solar photovoltaic training yard
  • Hotel accommodations in downtown Madison for two nights provided, along with breakfast and lunch
  • $600 stipend paid to participants after full completion of the Academy
  • One graduate credit available (estimated cost $60)

Join this upcoming webinar, this series supports MTS' goal of advancing efforts to highlight, support, and empower women in the marine technology and research fields.

(5 days)

Oregon Convention Center777 NE Martin Luther King Jr BlvdPortlandOR97232

The DeafTEC Resource Center is partnering with AHEAD to provide a unique professional development opportunity for faculty and disability services personnel on fostering equitable higher education experiences for students with disabilities. This professional development will allow participants to develop a network of colleagues with whom they can share ideas, and discuss issues and experiences in STEM programming for students who are deaf or hard of hearing as well as those students with other disabilities.

(4 days)

Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte Concord5400 John Q. Hammons Dr NWConcordNC28027

Get ready for the 9th Annual ASE Instructor Training Conference – live and in person! Get 20 hours of technical update training, connect with industry peers, and much more! Hotel booking link and registration opening early 2023.

Who: Any high school or college auto, collision, or truck instructor

(2 days)

Harford Community College401 Thomas Run RdBel AirMD21015

The BIOTECH Pathways Teaching Academy is a professional development event for high school life science educators interested in integrating biotechnology content and laboratory skills that align with curriculum standards. 

This free, two-day event held at Harford Community College includes laboratory activities and discussion about implementation strategies that best fit participants’ classes. Participants will receive daily lunch and a $600 stipend to support their attendance.

The Ethical Hacking workshop is an in-depth and comprehensive course that delves into the common tactics employed by hackers to breach systems. From SQL injection and spear phishing to buffer overflows, this workshop equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to defend against these attacks. By immersing you in the hacker mindset, you will gain a better understanding of how to anticipate and protect against potential threats.

This workshop goes beyond the narrow focus of specific vendors, technologies or equipment and emphasizes on a holistic security mindset. With live demonstrations of these techniques, you will gain hands-on experience in creating, packaging, and deploying malware in a realistic network environment. This workshop is designed to help attendees develop a deeper understanding of the hacker's perspective and methodology, and to empower them to secure their systems more effectively.

This course is intended to introduce community college instructors to the concepts of IoT, the Internet of Things, embedded systems, and cybersecurity best practices through a series of hands-on projects built around Arduino microcontrollers, an array of electronic components, sensors, and actuators, and computer programming.

This workshop is designed to help instructors gain an understanding and proficiency in the technologies centered around the Internet of Things, and how to teach these concepts. Students will explore Microsoft micro:bit as an alternative to the Arduino microcontroller and create a project either based on one of those discussed in class or a project of your own design.

The workshop will be delivered virtually through Zoom and Canvas. Students will be asked to complete several Arduino and Microsoft micro:bit projects, some of which will be completed virtually with the group. Additionally, the students will complete the review questions and quizzes after each project. Content covered during this course will prepare you for the Arduino Fundamentals Certification Exam.

Participants in this workshop will take entry and exit surveys to assess their prior and achieved knowledge. These surveys will include:

  • Coding knowledge and experience
  • Electronics knowledge and experience
  • Tinkercad knowledge and experience

(4 days)

Durham Technical Community College, Main Campus. Newton (Building 4) and Ingram (Building 11)1616 Cooper St.DurhamNC27703

Participants of this week-long camp will discover career options and transfer pathways in Information Technologies, Electrical Systems Technology, Computer-Integrated Machining, Automotive, Biomedical Equipment Technology, and Welding, participate in hands-on activities, observe live lab demonstrations, and create projects using the latest technology and equipment in our Makerspace. The camp’s objective is to provide exposure and generate interest in male-dominated fields to female and non-binary youth. The camp is ideal for students to learn from our faculty and have conversations with industry leaders.

Open to: Rising 10th, 11th, or 12th graders.

Dates: Monday, July 17 Thursday – July 20, 8:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. with a lunch break (a lunch is provided). Students much attend the entire week. The camp is free but participants must provide their own transportation.

Space is limited. Please complete the Interest form on their website.

(2 days)

Delaware Technical Community College100 Campus DrDoverDE19904

Join Delaware Tech for the STEM Educator Energy Institute. At the Institute, you will learn fundamentals of Energy Efficiency and Solar (photovoltaics).  During this three day Energy Institute, look at data analysis, energy efficiency and solar photovoltaics.

Use tools of the trade to evaluate solar locations for suitability, perform data logging to perform an energy audit of a classroom, and provide resources and lesson plans you can take and implement in your school. Finally, perform (and take with you) ready to use hands-on classroom lab activities that will enable you to bring renewable energy, energy efficiency and data analysis to life in your classroom.

(5 days)

Moravian Academy11 W Market StBethlehemPA18018

Build your own guitar! Start with Woods & Wires. Leave with a functioning Electric Guitar! Moravian Academy has partnered with the national STEM Guitar Project to offer 5 day workshops. Started in 2010, the project has reached teachers and students of all grade levels across the country. But now the project is open to any and all adults!

(4 days)

Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center220 Marietta St. NWAtlantaGA30303

Supported by the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education (NSF ATE) program, HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technological education where secondary and postsecondary educators, counselors, industry professionals, trade organizations, and technicians can update their knowledge and skills. Charged with preparing America’s skilled technical workforce, the event focuses on the preparation needed by the existing and future workforce for companies in the high-tech sectors that drive our nation’s economy.

Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education. CASE Institutes are intense professional development sessions about Agricultural Sciences.  CASE institute Technical Applications in Agriculture (TAA) will be held at Central Lakes College in Staples, Minnesota. These sessions are available to all agricultural and CTE educators and provides free updates to agriculture curriculum in the classroom. 

Starts off with orientation on Monday, July 17 at 3:00 p.m. Central Time virtually. July 24 to 28 – in person at Central Lakes College 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST except final day which ends at noon. July 31 to August 2 – Virtual 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST

This workshop is intended for community college faculty interested in becoming cybersecurity faculty or faculty wishing to expand their knowledge, earn an industry certification, and strengthen their ability to incorporate new cybersecurity content in their community college curriculum.

This workshop will explore the basic principles of IoT through several real-world, project-based applications. Participants will explore the components of an IoT system, how to write programs for devices, connect to the cloud, analyze data, run AI, and learn how to secure your IoT project. This workshop will also cover Microsoft Azure fundamentals including the service, management tools, general and network security, and governance and compliance features. Each project will include a pre- and post-quiz along with knowledge checks and challenges.

The workshop will be delivered virtually through Zoom and Canvas. Participants will be asked to complete a series of projects and assessments. Content covered during this course will prepare participants for the Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.

(2 days)

University of Louisville2210 South Brook StLouisvilleKY40208

The NNCI Nano+Additive Manufacturing Summit is an annual event that brings together researchers and industry in advanced manufacturing. Participants converge to discuss additive manufacturing and micro/nanotechnology – what’s new and what’s next.

Topics and Sessions:

  • Additive manufacturing and 3D printing
  • Micro/nanotechnology advances and applications
  • Next generation advanced manufacturing technologies
  • The convergence of micro/nano and AM
  • 2D materials and devices
  • MEMS, sensors, and microfluidics
  • Energy, healthcare and defense
  • Semiconductors, electronics, and optics
  • What is the NSF NNCI network and how can it help you?
  • Accessing university nano/AM research space?
  • Examples of regional start-ups focused on nano/AM
  • Successful collaboration examples between industry and academia
  • Needs for the nano/AM workforce of tomorrow
  • University experiential learning initiatives
  • What does the future hold for nano/AM?

(5 days)

NOVA Manassas Campus10950 Campus DrManassasVA20109

In this one-week camp participants will explore various ways to design and make objects. This introduction to fabrication involves using design software, solving design problems, and learning about fabrication tools such as 3D printers, laser cutters, and CNC routers.  These concepts will be applied in a hands-on format in the form of design challenges throughout the week.

During camp mornings, students use 3D printing, laser cutting, and large-format printing to design their own board games. In the afternoons, students complete design thinking challenges led by design thinking fellows. 

This camp is intended for rising 4th to 9th graders. All fabrication camps are at the NOVA Manassas Campus. Organizers are offering transportation to Manassas from NOVA Woodbridge and Alexandria Campuses.

(5 days)

Yuba College2088 North Beale RoadMarysvilleCA95901

"Joining and Cutting Processes” course covers the basics and principles of major joining and cutting processes. Advantages, disadvantages, equipment, consumables, techniques and variables for each process are discussed. Applications, criteria for consumable selection and how to establish process parameters are emphasized. Laboratory work involves equipment set up and operating of the welding and cutting equipment for specific applications.

What's included:
1. Training materials: Participants will receive a complete set of training materials for classroom use.
2. Food: Lunch will be provided at the training site each day.
3. Hotel: Lodging will be provided for non-local attendees or as needed.
4. Professional Development Hours: These courses will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance by the National Center for Welding Education and Training worth up to 40 professional development hours, 4 CEUs.

Participants are responsible for travel and all other meals.  There’s a maximum of 20 participants per location. If course enrollment is less than 7, the course will be cancelled with full refund of registration fee.

(5 days)

Harford Community College401 Thomas Run RdBel AirMD21015

This free Biotech Pathways: Summer Institute provides hands-on, minds-on laboratory experiences that allow participants to gain biotechnology skills and learn more about what a career in biotech has to offer. 

This program is open to all current high school students who have taken at least one high school biology course.