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teacher training opportunities Continuing education options that provide a great way for career-technical and StEM educators and educators to catch up with current technology, upgrade skills, and further their graduate education. teach with robots! Get professional development robotics training in a city near you. Learn programming with our integrate StEM by Exploring wireless technology ARRL, the national association for amateur radio, offers expenses paid pro-fessional development opportunities in July 2017. Topics addressed at the Introduction to Wireless Technology include basic electronics, radio sci-ence, microcontroller programming, and basic robotics. Visit www.arrl. org/ti for more details. Application deadline is May 1. Arrl, the National Association for Amateur radio® www.arrl.org/ti visual Blockly-based tool. $295 includes two days instruction in a small classroom environment and a robot to keep. Classes scheduled April–August in north-ern California, Seattle, Chicago, Boulder, Tampa, New York, and Dallas. Upgrade your AAS Degree CTE instructors can upgrade their AAS degree in their technology field to a BS degree in Technology Leadership entirely online. We have a concentration just for CTE educators that can be completed in two years. For more information, contact the program coordinator, Joseph R. Chretien, at Jchretie@fhsu.edu. Parallax inc. https://www.parallax.com/ product/classes Fort Hays State University Department of Applied technology Jchretie@fhsu.edu June 19-30. This two-week course is designed to enable stu-dents to be prepared to the take the exam, given on the 10th day of the course to ac-cepted applicants. The test will be given in Troy, OH, to those people authorized by AWS. For an application packet, visit www.welding.org. Preparation for AwS welding inspector/Educator Examination Certifications for technical occupations Add value to your technology programs! ETA Inter-national provides over 80 ac-credited certifications for many technical occupations in com-munications, electronics, fiber optics, information technology, smart home, renewable energy, and more. Developed by indus-try experts, ETA certifications are vendor-neutral third party assessments that validate knowledge and hands-on skills for successful careers. Hobart institute of welding technology 937-332-9500 EtA® international (800) 288-3824 • www.eta-i.org 36 tech directions ◆ march 2017

Teacher Training Opportunitiesa

Continuing education options that provide a great way for career-technical and StEM educators and educators to catch up with current technology, upgrade skills, and further their graduate education.

Teach with robots!

Get professional development robotics training in a city near you. Learn programming with our visual Blockly-based tool. $295 includes two days instruction in a small classroom environment and a robot to keep. Classes scheduled April–August in northern California, Seattle, Chicago, Boulder, Tampa, New York, and Dallas. Parallax inc. https://www.parallax.com/product/classes

Preparation for AwS welding inspector/Educator Examination

June 19-30. This two-week course is designed to enable students to be prepared to the take the exam, given on the 10th day of the course to accepted applicants. The test will be given in Troy, OH, to those people authorized by AWS. For an application packet, visit www.welding.org. Hobart institute of welding technology 937-332-9500

integrate StEM by Exploring wireless technology

ARRL, the national association for amateur radio, offers expenses paid professional development opportunities in July 2017. Topics addressed at the Introduction to Wireless Technology include basic electronics, radio science, micro-controller programming, and basic robotics. Visit www.arrl.org/ti for more details. Application deadline is May 1. Arrl, the National Association for Amateur radio www.arrl.org/ti

Upgrade your AAS Degree

CTE instructors can upgrade their AAS degree in their technology field to a BS degree in Technology Leadership entirely online. We have a concentration just for CTE educators that can be completed in two years. For more information, contact the program coordinator, Joseph R. Chretien, at Jchretie@fhsu.edu. Fort Hays State University Department of Applied technology Jchretie@fhsu.edu

Certifications for technical occupations

Add value to your technology programs! ETA International provides over 80 accredited certifications for many technical occupations in communications, electronics, fiber optics, information technology, smart home, renewable energy, and more. Developed by industry experts, ETA certifications are vendor-neutral third party assessments that validate knowledge and hands-on skills for successful careers. EtA international (800) 288-3824 • www.eta-i.org

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