In 2012, NSF-ATE centers and projects:

Educated 96,460 students at  2,240 educational institutions:

  52% at two-year colleges
  40% at secondary schools
  42% minority
  23% female

 

Served 72,840 educators:

  44%
at two-year colleges
  33% at secondary schools

 

Developed 2,760 curriculum materials

 

Facilitated 1,570* articulation agreements that assisted the matriculation of:
  1,460 students from high school to two-year   colleges
  2,410 students from two-year to four-year   colleges
*25% of these agreements were developed in 2012

 

Collaborated with 16,920 groups that provided $16 million in monetary contributions $13 million of in-kind support

 

Source: EvaluATE

 

  

    

    

 


                 

 

Executive Summary

Winning the global skills race has been identified as a critical recommendation in every recent report on U.S. economic competitiveness. As developing countries increasingly educate their workforce in science and technology the U.S. must keep pace with the changing nature of the competition. To maintain leadership in the global marketplace, our nation needs a technically savvy science and engineering workforce capable of translating knowledge and skills into new processes, products, and services.

Joint Center Projects Include:

  • ATE Center Impact Publication (every 2 years)
  • ATE Centers' website
  • ATE Joint Exhibits 20 at least 6 joint exhibits at national conferences for community colleges and career and technical education
  • Research on evaluation and technician education
  • HiTEC, an ATE Centers-driven conference for technician training and education
  • ATE@20 Blog

Upcoming Joint ATE Exhibits
The NSF ATE Joint Exhibits are geared to promote the NSF ATE Mission through dissemination of information and showcasing of ATE programs, products, expertise, and services at key regional and national conferences.

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Upcoming Events

May 6

Craft Beverage Expo

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May 9

Georgia STEM Day

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May 12

FESC Workshop

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May 13

Hands-on Introduction to Nanotechnology

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May 14

STEM Forum & Expo in New Orleans Integration for Innovation

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May 14

WTS Annual Conference

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May 15

Electrospinning Webinar

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May 15

RCNET Career Assistance Webinar

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May 16

SCTE Webinar

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May 19

FELI Workshop

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