Hope you had a great 4th of July as you grilled and relaxed.
Here is a timely message from Sue Smith, ATEA Board of Trustee President--she wrote it as a 4th of July greeting but the message is about agility and innovation within ATEA. Thank you for being part of its
Best Practice Call July 22 1:00 ET
"The Value of Apprenticeships to Engage Employers with Students:
Mr Kevin Schmidt, Director of Technical and Engineering, Camden County College, Blackwood Campus, Camden, New Jersey
Kevin Schmidt has created two online apprenticeship programs in the state of New Jersey and is testing participants acceptance of asynchronous contextualized course delivery for the related technical Instruction component of the programs.
Dr. James Barrott, Executive Vice President, Technical College, TCAT, Chattanooga State College, Chattanooga TN
Jim started with Chattanooga State as a full-time faculty member teaching CAD/CAM and has served in various campus leadership roles over the last 34 years, with 15 years as Vice President. Known for his innovative approaches to program and workforce development, he is the founder of the Volkswagen Academy and the Wacker Institute concepts and programs. Jim has a passion for technology and STEM education and the role they play in our society.
Best Practice Call: Value of Apprenticeships to Engage Employers with Students a look at New Jersey and Tennessee
Free--Two step process, all registrants will receive an email 24 hours before the call with the Zoom meeting link and password
FAll 2020 ATEA "heads west" to:
a thriving South Dakota city, Watertown, fueled by Lake Area Technical College's 25 programs;
New Mexico's Dona Ana Community College serving
White Sands Testing Facility and Commercial Space Travel-Virgin Galactic,
Redding, California and
Shasta College Forest Service Program.
Best Practice Webinar November 17
Forest Industry Heavy Equipment. Logging and Truck Driving
Shasta College, Redding, California
hosts a webinar on
Shasta College has recently received a grant for a significant equipment investment.
Moderator Becky Roe, Shasta College, Senior Coordinator of Forest Health and Logging, Office of Economic and Workforce Development
Ted James, Sierra Pacific Logging Conference member,
John Livingston, Lead faculty, Shasta College Faculty in Equipment Maintenance
Recent program graduate.
October 8-9, 2020 Region 5
Hosted by Lake Area Technical Institute
Watertown, South Dakota
registration is open--both virtual and in person registrations
all are welcome to
Photo taken fall of 2019
Back Row: l-r Shane Ortmeier, Brad Heesch, Steve Hauck, Katie Paulson, Tina Sattler, Karen Henricks, Brooks Jacobsen
Front Row Seated: l-r Shane Swenson, Dennis Heller, Bonita Briggs, Taylor Brusven, LuAnn Strait, Diane Stiles, Kim Bellum, Julie Stevenson
"role of technical education in job training for White Sands Testing FAcility, White Sands Missile Range and Commercial space travel--Virgin Galactic and the Space Industry fostered by Spaceport American"
Welcome to new and renewing members!
ATEA is proud to announce the addition of new business members, supporting members, institutional members, library/media members and individual members.
Thank you Dunwoody College of Technology, Ivy Tech Community College, and Gateway Technical College for renewing at an ATEA System level of $5000 for 100 members.