ATE Central

What is ATE?

With an emphasis on two-year colleges, the National Science Foundation's ATE (Advanced Technological Education) program focuses on the education of technicians for the high-technology fields that drive our nation's economy.

B-WET Watershed Symposium
May 31 Ithaca, NY
ArcGIS Pro
Jun 4 Louisville, KY
UAS Flight and Remote Sensing
Jun 4 Louisville, KY
Part 107 Certification Program
Jun 4 Louisville, KY
2018 BIO International Convention
Jun 4 Boston, Massachusetts
Jun 4 Auburn, ME
2018 Bio-Link Summer Fellows Forum
Jun 4 Berkeley, CA
GISP Exam Prep Program
Jun 5 Louisville, KY
Python Mapping
Jun 5 Louisville, KY
Jun 5 Louisville, KY
National Cyber Summit
Jun 5 Huntsville, AL
Field Data Collection
Jun 6 Louisville, KY
GTCM Review
Jun 6 Louisville, KY
Humanitarian Mapping
Jun 6 Louisville, KY
Working Together
Jun 8 Palatine, IL
Jun 11 Auburn, ME
Colloquium for Information Systems...
Jun 11 New Orleans, LA
STEM Guitar Project Summer Institute -...
Jun 11 Boulder City, NV
Medical Device Training Program
Jun 14 Brooklyn, NY
Capstone Laboratory for OP-TEC Online...
Jun 18 Ottumwa, IA
Jun 18 Auburn, ME
Educator's Institute: Supply Chain...
Jun 19 Columbus, OH
AACC Future Leaders Institute
Jun 24 Washington, DC
ASEE Annual Conference 2018
Jun 24 Salt Lake City, UT
STEM Guitar Project Summer Institute -...
Jun 25 Burnsville, MN
Summer Energy Educator Series (SEES)
Jun 25 Eugene, OR
Jun 26 Farmers Branch, TX
Downstream Processing of mAbs
Jun 26 Gardner, MA
WI STEM Educator Solar Institute
Jul 10 Madison, WI
Jul 16 Auburn, ME
Drones for Data Capture and for the...
Jul 16 San Diego, CA
NREL Renewable Energy Institute for...
Jul 16 Golden, CO
STEM Guitar Project Summer Institute -...
Jul 16 Madisonville, KY
Logistics Engineering Technology - Early...
Jul 18 Columbus, OH
High Impact Technology Exchange...
Jul 23 Miami, FL
Jul 24 Miami, FL
Jul 29 Auburn, ME
Fundamentals of Photonics
Jul 30 Ottumwa, IA
Getting Started with UAVs and FAA Part...
Jul 31 Salt Lake City, UT
Community College Cyber Summit (3CS)
Aug 2

ATE Centers and Projects

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STEM for All Video Showcase

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From May 14 - 21, more than 200 federally funded STEM projects will share short videos detailing how their work is helping to further research in the STEM fields.

This online showcase will include videos that discuss:

  • Broadening participation & access to high-quality STEM experiences
  • Innovative practices transforming education
  • Partnerships that advance education
  • Research informing STEM learning and teaching

For more information and to view the announcement in full, visit the Video Hall .

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  • science
  • technology

Plan, Organize, and Submit: A Look at the ATE Archiving Process

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Please join presenters Kendra Bouda and Rachael Bower on May 15, 2018, at 1 pm EDT for this free webinar on archiving with ATE Central. The presenters will share tips on organizing your materials for archiving, using the archive submission form, and tracking your submissions online.

See what happens with your submissions behind the scenes, as ATE Central staff process your materials, add metadata, and make your resources discoverable to the ATE community and beyond. You will also learn how to find curriculum and other content that ATE grantees have created and shared for you to adapt and use for your own purposes.

Please visit the registration page to sign up

From Ashland University: NSF-Sponsored Grant Writing Workshop for Two-Year College Faculty

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From Sunday, June 3 through Wednesday, June 6, Ashland University will be hosting a grant writing workshop for two-year college faculty members. The workshop will focus on how to effectively apply for Advanced Technological Education (ATE) grants and will include presentations, planning and writing sessions, and time to network with colleagues from institutions around the US.

Full-time faculty members in STEM disciplines are available to apply. Travel costs are available for this workshop. Please visit Ashland University's website for a full description and registration instructions. 

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  • science
  • technology

Students at Cuyahoga Community College Use 3D Printers to Aid Disabled Vets

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Students at Tri-C ’s additive manufacturing program worked directly with disabled veterans to create assistive devices during the summer of 2017. The students, who were working on a Capstone Project by partnering with the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, talked to a group of disabled veterans about what they would like to use these devices for. 

One veteran said he wanted to garden again. Others said they would like devices to aid in using eating utensils, shaving, and turning pages of physical books and e-books. 

The students used a 3D printer to make these assistive devices, which makes them easy to customize and for far less money than with traditional manufacturing methods. 

The instructor of the course, Maciej G. Zborowski, said he wanted his students to be able to apply methods learned in class to actual issues. “It is one thing to assign a project that is just a figment of my imagination, but I figured that it would be more impactful to test the students using problems that actually existed out in the real world,” he said.

Additive manufacturing is a growing field, especially in the medical industry. Tri-C offers a one-year certificate in their 3D...

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  • engineering
  • science
  • technology

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MATE Safety Inspection Tutorial and Q & A

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For those interested, MATE (Marine Advanced Technology Education) will be holding a Facebook live stream for a tutorial on Scout and Navigator Safety Inspection, followed by a Q & A session. 

The tutorial and Q & A session is scheduled for Friday, Mar. 9 at 1pm PT and is hosted by Jill Zande and Matt Gardner.

Check out MATE's Facebook page for more information on the Q & A, or visit their website to learn more about the center. 

  • environment
  • science
  • technology