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AACC External Link Professional Organization

The American Association of Community Colleges is the leading proponent and the national "voice for community colleges."

ABET External Link Professional Organization

ABET, Inc., is the recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and technology.

ACM External Link Professional Organization

ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession.

ACM Education External Link Educational

ACM advances education through initiatives that address the changing needs of students and professionals in computing and information technologies

ACM SIGCSE External Link Professional Organization

The ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education provides a forum for educators to discuss issues related to the development, implementation, and/or evaluation of computing programs, curricula, and courses, as well as syllabi, laboratories, and other elements of teaching and pedagogy. ..

ACM SIGITE External Link Professional Organization

SIGITE's specialty is to provide a forum for the interaction of practitioners, educators and others in the field of Information Technology Education to exchange ideas and engage in activities that advance the knowledge of its members, the curriculum and teaching of Information Technology and the development and transfer of innovative concepts and applications in teaching and pedagogy.

ACM-W External Link Professional Organization

ACM-W supports, celebrates, and advocates internationally for the full engagement of women in all aspects of the computing field, providing a wide range of programs and services to ACM members and working in the larger community to advance the contributions of technical women.

Alice External Link Educational

Alice is a freely available teaching tool designed to be a student's first exposure to object-oriented programming. It allows students to learn fundamental programming concepts in the context of creating animated movies and simple video games.

American Association of Higher Education Accreditation External Link Professional Organization

The American Association for Higher Education and Accreditation (AAHEA) has maintained an address and / or presence in Washington, DC since 1969, with locations in Florida and now the main office being in the Central Midwest., AAHEA is one the oldest association in the United States dedicated to the advancement of higher education. We aspire to be the organization that best enables all individuals, institutions, and stakeholders in higher education to learn, organize for learning, and contribute to the common good. We provide accreditation to more than 20 disciplines for the common good of higher education.

Association of Community College Trustees External Link Professional Organization

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is a non-profit educational organization of governing boards, representing more than 6,500 elected and appointed trustees who govern over 1,200 community, technical, and junior colleges in the United States and beyond. Located in Washington, D.C., ACCT is a major voice of community college trustees to the presidential administration, U.S. Congress, the Departments of Education and Labor and more.

ATE @ 20 External Link Educational

This resource highlights Celebrating Twenty Years of Progress and Innovation in Advanced Technological Education

ATE Central External Link Educational

ATE Central is a freely available online portal and collection of materials and services that highlight the work of the NSF-funded Advanced Technological Education projects and centers, which work with educators from two-year colleges to develop and implement ideas for improving the skills of technicians and the educators who teach them.

Barbie® I Can Be...™ Computer Engineer* Doll External Link Various

To create an authentic look, Barbie® designers worked closely with the Society of Women Engineers and the National Academy of Engineering to develop the wardrobe and accessories for Computer Engineer Barbie®. Wearing a binary code patterned tee and equipped with all the latest gadgets including a smart phone, Bluetooth headset, and laptop travel bag, Computer Engineer Barbie® is geek chic.

BATEC External Link Resource Center

The Boston Area Advanced Technological Education Connections will develop and promote a coordinated, self-sustaining, regional education and workforce development system for IT, one that will attract a diverse student population to IT careers, promote lifelong learning of IT skills and support the workforce needs of the region's IT companies and departments.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation External Link Funding Opportunity

Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives.

BlackBerry Academic Program External Link Educational

"Integrate BlackBerry® solutions into your curriculum with the BlackBerry Academic Program. As a member of the BlackBerry Academic Program, your institution will have access to educational resources to help enable your students to develop applications, manage BlackBerry devices and software, and learn more about BlackBerry technology."

CCRC External Link Resource Center

The Community College Research Center mission is to conduct research on the major issues affecting community colleges in the United States and to contribute to the development of practice and policy that expands access to higher education and promotes success for all students.

CCSC External Link Professional Organization

The Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges is focused on promoting quality computer-oriented curricula as well as effective use of computing in smaller institutions of higher learning which are typically non-research in orientation. It supports activities which assist faculty in making appropriate judgments concerning computing resources and educational applications of computer technology.

Cisco Networking Academy External Link Educational

"Cisco Networking Academy is a global education program that teaches students how to design, build, troubleshoot, and secure computer networks for increased access to career and economic opportunities in communities around the world. Networking Academy provides online courses, interactive tools, and hands-on learning activities to help individuals prepare for ICT and networking careers in virtually every type of industry."

Citrix Academic Network External Link Educational

"Help prepare your students for the future of IT. Learn more about Citrix virtualization technologies and access free resources."

Code.org External Link Various

Code.org is a non-profit dedicated to expanding participation in computer science education by making it available in more schools, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer programming. We believe computer science should be part of the core curriculum in education, alongside other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses, such as biology, physics, chemistry and algebra.

CompTIA Academy Partner Program External Link Educational

"The CompTIA Authorized Partner Program for Academy Partners offers a robust educational program designed to assist academic institutions, nonprofit organizations, and government retraining agencies in enhancing the learning experience for students preparing for an IT career."

Computing in the Core External Link Professional Organization

Computing in the Core (CinC) is a non-partisan advocacy coalition of associations, corporations, scientific societies, and other non-profits that strive to elevate computer science education to a core academic subject in K-12 education, giving young people the college- and career-readiness knowledge and skills necessary in a technology-focused society.

CSEC External Link Resource Center

The Cyber Security Education Consortium is an NSF ATE Regional Center of Excellence dedicated to building an information security workforce who will play a critical role in implementing the national strategy to secure cyberspace.

CSERD: Computational Science External Link Educational

The Computational Science Education Reference Desk (CSERD) is a Pathways portal of the National Science Digital Library and funded by the National Science Foundation. CSERD aims to help students learn about computational science and to help faculty and teachers incorporate it into the classroom.

CSSIA External Link

The Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance, an NSF Regional ATE Center, advances Cyber Security education programs at the secondary and post-secondary levels by providing innovative teaching and learning opportunities through skills based student competitions and faculty professional development.

CSTA External Link Professional Organization

The Computer Science Teachers Association, the voice for K-12 computer science education and its educators, is a membership organization that supports and promotes the teaching of computer science and other computing disciplines. See the CSTA K-12 Computer Science Learning Standards at http://csta.acm.org/Curriculum/sub/K12Standards.ht...

CyberWATCH External Link Resource Center

CyberWatch is an NSF ATE Center with the mission to increase the quantity and quality of the information assurance (cybersecurity) workforce.

CyberWatch West External Link Resource Center

The mission of the CyberWatch West Center is to increase the quantity and quality of the Cybersecurity workforce throughout the western United States. The CyberWatch West Center is committed to improving the quantity and quality of existing cybersecurity resources and building upon these resources to develop effective training and teaching modules. By concentrating on student development; professional development; curriculum development, revision and dissemination, CyberWatch West will also incorporate effective outreach efforts to raise awareness and build viable partnerships among academia and industry.

DotDiva External Link Various

"We're young women with the power and passion to make a difference. We believe in the potential of computing to build a better world."

DreamSpark Program (formerly MSDN Academic Alliance) External Link Educational

"DreamSpark puts some of the world’s most powerful software in the hands of students and educators."

EC-Council University External Link Educational

"EC-Council University fosters the intellectual, academic, social, cultural, and moral development of its students in a holistic educational experience. The university promotes the close interaction of students and faculty, which is enhanced by an emphasis on research in all areas of the curriculum. EC-Council certification exam credits can be applied to MSS and MEB programs."

Education Commission of the States External Link Professional Organization

The mission of the Education Commission of the States is to help states develop effective policy and practice for public education by providing data, research, analysis and leadership; and by facilitating collaboration, the exchange of ideas among the states and long-range strategic thinking.

EduCAUSE External Link Professional Organization

EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology.

EMC Academic Alliance External Link Educational

"EMC Academic Alliance is a collaboration with colleges and universities worldwide. The program offers unique ‘open’ curriculum-based education on technology topics such as virtualization, cloud computing, big data analytics, and information storage and management. The ‘open’ curriculum focuses on technology concepts and principles applicable to any vendor environment, enabling students to develop highly marketable knowledge and skills required in today’s evolving IT industry."

Ensemble Computing Pathway External Link Educational

Ensemble is an NSF NSDL Pathways project working to establish a national, distributed digital library for computing education.

Evalu-ATE External Link Resource Center

Evalu-ATE promotes the goals of the Advanced Technological Education program by partnering with ATE projects and centers to strengthen the program's evaluation knowledge base, expand the use of exemplary evaluation practices, and support the continuous improvement of technician education throughout the nation.

GeoTech External Link Resource Center

The GeoTech Center is a collaborative effort between colleges, universities and industry to expand the geospatial workforce.

Grants.gov External Link Funding Opportunity

Grants.gov is an excellent source to find and apply for federal grants.

IBM Academic Initiative External Link Educational

"IBM Academic Initiative is a global program that facilitates the collaboration between IBM and educators to teach students the information technology skills they need to be competitive and keep pace with changes in the workplace."

ICT Center External Link Resource Center

The National Center for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) is recognized nationally as a leader for its expertise in developing and distributing comprehensive ICT content supporting business and industry’s efforts to educate and train the ICT workforce. The ICT Center incorporates emerging technologies in which the creation, storage and movement of information is of critical importance and is a key resource for developing and securing appropriately-skilled Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) technicians and technologists.

IEEE Computer Society External Link Professional Organization

The IEEE Computer Society is the computing professional's single, unmatched source for technology information, inspiration and collaboration. By making the most up-to-date and advanced information in the computing world easily accessible, we are the source that computing professionals trust to provide high quality, state-of-the-art information on an on-demand basis.

Intel Academic Program External Link Educational

Meet the Intel Academic Program Relationship Manager

Juniper Networks Academic Alliance External Link Educational

"The Juniper Networks Academic Alliance program is designed specifically for colleges and universities to offer Juniper Networks Enterprise Networking courses to their students. Certified networking professionals are now in greater demand than ever, commanding higher salaries and adding more value to high-end enterprises. Because of this increased need, we are pleased to provide your school with the opportunity to offer your students courseware that aids them in becoming certified in Juniper Networks Junos OS."

League for Innovation External Link Professional Organization

The League is an international organization dedicated to catalyzing the community college movement.

Microsoft IT Academy External Link Educational

The Microsoft IT Academy program is designed for accredited academic institutions to help support ongoing technology education for a wide range of students and educators. The program features access to software licenses, E-Learning, official Microsoft course materials, and certifications that cover the spectrum of professions within the IT industry. E-Learning and course materials range from computer basics to high-level programming, along with information and communications technology (ICT) management.

MPICT External Link Resource Center

The mission of the Mid-Pacific Information and Communication Technologies Center is to coordinate, promote and improve the quality of ICT education, with an emphasis on 2-year colleges.

National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship External Link Professional Organization

"We believe community colleges are in an ideal position to further entrepreneurship based on their accessibility and local ties to their communities. NACCE helps community colleges nationwide link their traditional role of workforce development with entrepreneurial development. The result is innovative ideas and programs that advance economic growth and prosperity in the communities served by the colleges."

National Convergence Technology Center External Link Resource Center

The Convergence Technology Center was established to meet the growing need for skilled specialists in the area of Convergence Technology and Home Technology Integration.

National Science Foundation External Link Funding Opportunity

The National Science Foundation provides a great many funding opportunities across several domains and targeted to a variety of goals.

NetApp Academic Alliances External Link Educational

"The NetApp Academic Alliances Program supports faculty members and students who want to learn about storage and data management and the critical role that it plays in today’s virtualized enterprise IT infrastructure. Through the program, NetApp® provides a portfolio of teaching tools and resources to facilitate the adoption and integration of storage systems and concepts into the classroom. The program materials are provided at no cost to the participating institutions."

NSDL Engineering Pathway External Link Educational

This resource "invites you to Learn, Connect, and Create with high-quality teaching and learning resources in applied science and math, engineering, computer science/information technology, and engineering technology for use by K-12 and university educators and students."

NSF ATE External Link Funding Opportunity

With an emphasis on two-year colleges, the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education program focuses on the education of technicians for the high-technology fields that drive our nation's economy

NSF Computing Education for the 21st Century (CE21) program External Link Funding Opportunity

The Computing Education for the 21st Century (CE21) program aims to build a computationally savvy 21st century workforce that positions the US to demonstrate a leadership role in the global economy. Innovations in computing and more broadly, information technology (IT), drive our economy, underlie many new advances in science and engineering, and contribute to our national security. Projected job growth in IT is very strong.

NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide External Link Funding Opportunity

The NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide2 is comprised of documents relating to the Foundation's proposal and award process. It has been designed for use by both our customer community and NSF staff

NWCET External Link Resource Center

The National Workforce Center for Emerging Technologies is an NSF ATE Center with the mission to provide state and national leadership to create innovative IT and IT-related educational programs through research, professional development, business partnerships and curriculum development to meet the needs of the 21st century workforce.

Office of Community College Research and Leadership at the University of Illinois External Link Resource Center

The OCCRL is to use research and evaluation methods to improve policies, programs and practices to enhance community college education and transition to college for diverse learners in Illinois and the United States.

Oracle Academy External Link Educational

"Oracle Academy prepares students for 21st century careers and provides teachers with world-class training and professional development opportunities."

Pledge of the Computing Professional External Link Various

The Pledge of the Computing Professional is a new organization to promote the notion of computing as a recognized profession at the time of graduation for students in Computer Science and related programs. The Pledge is modeled after the Order of the Engineer – a long-standing rite-of-passage for graduates from engineering programs. The Pledge of the Computing Professional is solely intended to promote and recognize the ethical and moral behavior of graduates of computing-related degree programs as they transition to careers of service to society.

SANS Mentor Program External Link Educational

"Mentor is SANS' program for learning our courseware in multi week sessions right in your home town. Mentor gives you time to absorb and master the same material commonly taught at SANS six-day conferences, with the guidance of a trained network security professional."

Skills USA External Link Professional Organization

SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. It was formerly known as VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America).

Software Engineering Institute External Link Resource Center

The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) is a federally funded research and development center sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense and operated by Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa. The SEI helps advance software engineering principles and practices and serves as a national resource in software engineering, computer security, and process improvement. The SEI works closely with defense and government organizations, industry, and academia to continually improve software-intensive systems. See the "Software Assurance Curriculum Project Volume IV: Community College Education" at http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?assetID=10009.

State Higher Education Executive Officers External Link Professional Organization

SHEEO, founded in 1954, is the national association of state higher education leaders who serve statewide coordinating and governing boards and other state policy agencies for higher education. SHEEO serves its members as an advocate for state policy leadership, as a liaison between states and the federal government, as a vehicle for learning from and collaborating with peers, and as a source of information and analysis on educational and public policy issues.

TechAmerica External Link Professional Organization

TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry worldwide.

The Lumina Foundation for Education External Link Funding Opportunity

Lumina is committed to enrolling and graduating more students from college, and is the nation’s largest foundation dedicated exclusively to increasing students’ access to and success in postsecondary education. Lumina's goal is to increase the percentage of Americans who hold high-quality degrees and credentials to 60 percent by 2025.

US Dept of Education External Link Funding Opportunity

A major responsibility of the U.S. Department of Education is the administration of a variety of programs.

US Dept of Education - Office of Postsecondary Education External Link Resource Center

The Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) formulates federal postsecondary education policy and administers programs that address critical national needs in support of our mission to increase access to quality postsecondary education.

US Dept of Energy External Link Funding Opportunity

Much of the work of the Department of Energy's Office of Science is supported through grants and contractual vehicles.

US Dept of Labor - Employment & Training Administration External Link Funding Opportunity

Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant Program TAACCCT provides community colleges and other eligible institutions of higher education with funds to expand and improve their ability to deliver education and career training programs that can be completed in two years or less, are suited for workers who are eligible for training under the TAA for Workers program, and prepare program participants for employment in high-wage, high-skill occupations. Through these multi-year grants, the Department of Labor is helping to ensure that our nation's institutions of higher education are helping adults succeed in acquiring the skills, degrees, and credentials needed for high-wage, high-skill employment while also meeting the needs of employers for skilled workers.

VMWare IT Academy External Link Educational

"The VMware IT Academy Program is designed to introduce students to VMware technologies and equip them with VMware technical skills to compliment their chosen fields of study. VMware will provide selected academic institutions with course materials developed by VMware for this purpose. By instituting this program, VMware seeks to create a collaborative relationship with academic institutions whereby their students may obtain the VMware Certified Professional (VCP) status and other VMware certifications."

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation External Link Funding Opportunity

The Hewlett Foundation awards grants to support educational and cultural institutions and to advance certain social and environmental issues. It is one of the largest grant-giving institutions in the United States, with assets of over $8 billion.