Information Communication Technologies & Digital Media Sector Team
Expanding Scale and Quality In a Crisis

Expanding Scale and Quality In a Crisis

Bay Area By Steve Wright, ICT-DM Sector Statewide Director   The 200,000 students and faculty of the ICT Sector are well accustomed to curriculum, classes, labs and certification testing that are completed in virtual and remote formats. The ICT sector team response to the...
by Mar 31, 2020
South Central Coast Region Delivers LinkedIn Learning and Virtual Lab Support to CTE Faculty & Students

South Central Coast Region Delivers LinkedIn Learning and Virtual Lab Support to CTE Faculty & Students

Business Applications The South Central Coast Region recently acquired a regional contract for its eight colleges with LinkedIn Learning, funded in March 2020. Although there was a launch strategy for CTE student access, the region immediately pivoted to not only support CTE ICT/DM Faculty...
by Mar 31, 2020
Online Testing as a Pandemic Response

Online Testing as a Pandemic Response

Bay Area By Rachel R. Watkins Schoenig, Cornerstone Strategies, LLC   Five weeks ago, we would have had a hard time imagining universities and testing centers across California all shutting down at the same time.  Today, it’s our reality.  With orders to close all but...
by Mar 31, 2020
Expanding NETLAB+ Capabilities to Instructors and Students

Expanding NETLAB+ Capabilities to Instructors and Students

Bay Area By Markus Geissler and Shawn Monsen, ICT-DM Sector   To increase opportunities for continuing student learning while campuses are closed, the North/Far North Regional Consortium is making its NFNRC NETLAB Virtual Networking Environment available to college...
by Mar 31, 2020
Nearly 200 IT Educators Trained at 2019 Faculty Development Weeks

Nearly 200 IT Educators Trained at 2019 Faculty Development Weeks

Bay Area Earlier this summer, nearly 200 IT educators received training in Amazon Web Services, CCNA ITN, Palo Alto Networks and more at the Faculty Development Weeks hosted by the Western Academy Support and Training Center (WASTC). Sessions were held June 10-14 at Cabrillo...
by Aug 23, 2019
Summer Cyber Camps Continue to Grow Across California

Summer Cyber Camps Continue to Grow Across California

Bay Area There are thousands of unfilled cybersecurity jobs in California, and community colleges are working together to build pathways to fill them. Those pathways begin in middle and high school with cyber competitions and camps.The summer of 2019 saw cyber camps grow in...
by Aug 23, 2019
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