Information Communication Technologies & Digital Media Sector Team


May 31, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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

May 10, 2019

The LinkedIn Advantage: How students can find jobs and you can find CCC alumni to enhance business engagement

You may already know that LinkedIn is a powerful tool for career advancement, networking and job searching. But did you know it can also help connect educators with CCC alumni? During this webinar, Ryan Zervakos from LinkedIn will discuss how students and educators can strategically use LinkedIn for both!

LinkedIn Webinar Slide Deck

May 3, 2019

Promoting Community College Programs Through Cyber Competitions

In February more than 1,200 high school students competed across the state in the California Mayors Cyber Cup. This unique competition brings students, parents, teachers, government officials and business leaders together to bring cybersecurity awareness to communities and to help build a cybersecurity workforce in California. It is also an excellent opportunity for community colleges to strengthen relationships with feeder high schools and promote college programs. Planning is underway for next year’s competition – learn how your campus can get involved!

Cyberhub Slide Deck

Wendy Porter Slide Deck

April 26, 2019

How WASTC Training Helps ICT Educators Stay Current

Thousands of ICT educators across the state are responsible for training tomorrow’s technology workforce and have a critical need to refresh their skills regularly. Since 2011, the Western Academy Support and Training Center (WASTC) has provided this much-needed training covering a wide range of topics and technologies like Python, Amazon Web Services, CCNA, Coaches Training for Cyber Camps/Competitions and more! Karen Stanton, WASTC Coordinator will explain how this ICT training has helped thousands of CA Community College faculty stay up-to-date, and how you can participate.

April 12, 2019

Boosting Hispanic Student Success in ICT

Reaching millions of the Spanish speaking world audience regularly with commentary and content about the connected lifestyle, noted Hispanic author and thought leader Ariel Coro will share with the ICT Educator Series his thoughts and learnings about the unique Hispanic technology experience and what students and faculty need to understand about workforce needs in this rapidly growing marketplace.

March 29, 2019

Virtual Labs: Practice Labs in the South Central Coast Region

After a thorough vetting process, the South Central Coast Region has implemented the Practice Labs virtual lab system to bring cloud-based labs to its eight community colleges. Practice Labs offers easy integrations with Canvas and other learning management systems and gives students access to all of the tools they need in one place with a single sign-on. The system also saves time for faculty in managing their classes and grading student work. Learn more about Practice Labs from Paula Hodge, ICT-DM DSN and John Reseska, Education Rep for Practice Labs for California

March 22, 2019

Completing a 4-Year Degree in Cybersecurity Through the CA Community Colleges

Did you know that IT students at 10 California Community Colleges can complete their studies at National University and obtain Bachelor of Science degrees in Cybersecurity and IT Management? Learn more about these articulation agreements and how your campus can participate.

March 15, 2019

BIW Cross-Disciplinary Certificates at College of the Desert

Instructor Pablo Romero will share how College of the Desert has taken their Business Information Worker program to a new level. Learn how he helped to create 3 new cross-disciplinary Business Information Specialist certificates – Legal Office Specialist, Marketing Specialist and Medical Office Specialist – and how COD secured an internship for students in the Medical Office Specialist program.

March 8, 2019

Digital Credentials in the California Community Colleges

Learn how digital credentials are already being used by educational institutions in partnership with major companies and expected trends in this space, from digital credential expert Peter Janzow, Vice President of Business Development at Credly. Then John Makevich, Dean of the School of Continuing and Community Education at College of the Canyons will walk you through the implementation process at COC, lessons learned, and steps to consider when proposing a digital credential program at your campus.

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