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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
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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.
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