American Technical Education Association
Science in the Age of Experience, Dassault Systemes sponsored conference, October 14 and 15, Harvard Medical School Conference site.
View from Glen Spielbauer ATEA Life Time member and retired from electronics Optex in Texas
His views on training and careers--worth a readTechnical Career Analysis Glen Spielbauer ATEA Lilfe Member worked in electronrics for Optex in Texas.pdf
SPACEPORTS and Technical Colleges
ATEA Executive Director Krebsbach's presentation to the Management of Technology masters students at the University of Minnesota Technical Leadership Institute, April 6, 2018 on "Spaceports" and the role of technical education with related industries. Presentation on Spaceports April 5, 2018.pptx. Photo features Virgin Galactic Space launch 747's. Texas State Technical College Waco provides 50% of the technical workers at L-3's Waco facility that strengthened the 747 wings to carry the rocket.
June 13, 2017 post
Ivy Tech, Northeast, Fort Wayne, Indiana--Dean Darrel Kesler's Advanced Automotive and Robotics Program has been selected for an award from the National Council for Workforce Education Exemplary Program Award.
June 13, 2017 post
Executive Director's Choice for Tech Insight
Executive Director's choice for Tech Trends in learning spaces
Dr. Nate Barry's video of the upcoming Construction Education Center on Fort Omaha Metropolitan Community College Campus. Collborative space in the center--capstone lab--the team work required in the construction industry--problem solving, lean construction, 3D printing, industry engagement--where community and innovation connect. Prototype technology center.
Tech Trends in use of telepresence in automotive technology
Video sent by Lonni Lunin, Automotive Instructor, Dunwoody College of Technology. Use of robots in Audi Services.
Tech Update from ATEA Robotic telepresence
ATEA 2017 Conferences
Region 5--October 12-13 "Ride the Wave of Success" Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead MN
Region 1--19-20 ATEA Board meeting, Sussex County Community College, Newton, New Jersey
Region 6 and 3 November 10-11, Tesla Gigafactory and Panasonic--What was the impact on training to meet their workforce needs? How has the use of solar energy and other renewable effected the construction of the Gigafactory.? HostTruckee Meadow Community College, Reno, Nevada
North Dakota State College of Science Dean Barbara Bang received ATEA Service Award at her retirement reception on January 20 for supporting faculty ATEA memberships, organized an ATEA Regional Conference in 2013 and her own membership. Dean Bang commented "It goes back to the 70's and that I can still remember the first regional conference I went to in 1979 in North Platte, NE. I even spoke at that one and others in the 80's and 90's and beyond. Thank you Dean Barbarb Bang for your Service to American Technical Education Association.
L-R: Harvey Link, VP Academic Affairs, Terry Marohl, Chair: Transportation, James Erdahl, ATEA Region 5 past president, Region 5 Representative and Chair: Auto Repair and Refinishing Technology Dept, Steve Johnson, Chair Manufacturing Dept; Award recipient Barbara Bang—Dean of Technologies and Services, and Rick Hendrickson, Information and Communications Technology Dept. Associate Prof