Information Communication Technologies & Digital Media Sector Team


Our weekly live webinar series helps ICT educators stay up-to-date on the latest trends, technologies and related community college efforts, all without attending a conference! We are busy preparing for the Fall season, but you can watch our Spring webinars below.


Our Fall schedule will be posted soon!


May 31

10:00 a.m. Pacific Time

Talent Fuels the Fifth Revolution

Peter Coffee, noted futurist and VP for Strategic Research at Salesforce will help us understand what’s coming next in the digital technological world and the resources ICT educators can access this summer to better prepare!

Peter Coffee Slide Deck

May 24

10:00 a.m. Pacific Time

Job Market Update! Skills in demand for creative/digital professionals; Creative Group, Robert Half

As one of the nation’s top employment agencies and named to FORTUNE’s “Worlds Most Admired Companies” list this year, Robert Half understands workplace trends. Join Sara Eide, Vice President of The Creative Group and Jessica Kuhl, Vice President, Technology Staffing Services of Robert Half to learn:

· Trends impacting the workplace today

· A glimpse into the future of work

· Skills in demand for creative/digital professionals

· Tips for building creative/digital teams for the future

The Creative Group Slides

May 17

10:00 a.m. Pacific Time

NETLAB+ User Group Webinar

This webinar is for community college educators who want to learn more about NETLAB+ or are already using it on their campus. Get the latest information on new lab updates and developments for NETLAB+ from NDG’s Jason Zeller. Irvin Lemus and David Hovey from Cabrillo College will also share how they’re using the NETLAB+ virtualized environment for their upcoming summer cyber camps. Don’t miss these valuable lessons learned and considerations for other campuses considering taking this approach.

Irvin Lemus Slides 5-17-19
Jason Zeller Slides 5-17-19


WASTC Summer Faculty Development Weeks

June 10-14, 2019
Cabrillo College
Aptos, CA

June 24-28, 2019
Coastline College
Garden Grove, CA

CompTIA Train-the-Trainer Online Courses

CompTIA holds online train-the-trainer courses for each of their certification exams around the time a new exam is released. There is no cost associated with these online courses. Sessions typically run for two hours and are recorded for viewing at a later time. These are a great resource for instructors preparing to teach courses aligned with CompTIA certifications.

Here are the TTT courses with links to session videos that are currently available

Certification: IT Fundamentals+

Exam Number: FC0-U61


Certification: A+ (Core 1)

Exam Number: 220-1001


Certification: A+ (Core 2)

Exam Number: 220-102


Certification: Network +

Exam Number: N10-007


Certification: Security+

Exam Number: SY0-501


Certification: CySA+

Exam Number: CS0-001


Certification: PenTest+

Exam Number: PT0-001


Certification: CASP+

Exam Number: CAS-003


Certification: Cloud+

Exam Number: CV0-002


Certification: Project+

Exam Number: PK0-004


Certification: Linux+

Exam Number: April 2019


Vision for Success

The California Community College Chancellor’s Office, through its Vision for Success website, provides access to free video trainings produced by Skillsoft and LinkedIn Learning. For instructors teaching IT/Cybersecurity courses there are literally hundreds of useful video classes you can take.

Learning content is not limited to technology fields. Video courses available on the site are applicable across a broad range of disciplines useful for just about any course faculty teach.

The Online Network of Educators (@ONE)

@ONE offers a variety of free or low-cost professional development opportunities, whether you’re interested in a quick webinar or workshop to improve your online course, or a certificate program designed to take your online course design or teaching practices to the next level. Webinars, courses, and certificate programs draw from experienced online teachers and designers throughout the state, harnessing the energy, experience, and insights of the largest higher education system in the world.


A LinkedIn group of college faculty, high school teaches and commercial trainers who share ideas and feedback about the CompTIA line of certifications.


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