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For more information on Working Connections, contact:
Mark Dempsey

National Convergence Technology Center

The National Convergence Technology Center focuses on engaging educators, students and businesses to meet workforce needs through the promotion and implementation of convergence technology degree and certificate programs in colleges across the nation.

We enable educators to bring the latest convergence technology information to their classrooms through quality professional development, curriculum assistance, and providing access to technology-enabled instructional support systems through our Convergence College Network program. We facilitate partnerships with the business community and convergence technology industry leaders to guide curriculum development and validate job skills required for future graduates. We also develop strategies to increase the number of students who successfully complete a certificate or degree program and are ready to meet the growing need for skilled specialists in the workforce.

For more info about the National CTC and the Convergence College Network program, visit our website:

National Information, Security & Geospatial Technologies Consortium

The National Information Security, Geospatial Technologies Consortium (NISGTC) is a three year, $20 million federal grant that was established in 2011. This grant was awarded to Collin College (lead), Bellevue College, Bunker Hill Community College, Del Mar College, Moraine Valley Community College, Rio Salado College and Salt Lake Community College. The program offers services to individuals who are seeking short-term training and job placement assistance in 4 Information Technology (IT) areas. These areas consist of Cybersecurity, Geospatial Technology, Programming and Networking and Data Communications.

For more information about the NISGTC, visit:


Collin College - Preston Ridge Campus
9700 Wade Blvd.
Frisco, TX 75035

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Classes will be held in Heritage Hall. Lunch will be served in the Conference Center.