Press Release - Office of College Advancement

Friday, April 29, 2011
Office of College Advancement
Ohlone College
510.979.7941
www.ohlone.edu

Event: ICT Symposium:
Building an ICT Pathway K-12 to College
Date & Time: Friday, May 6, 2011, 9:00am- 2:00pm
Cost: Free
Where: Ohlone College
43600 Mission Boulevard
Fremont, CA 94539

Ohlone College Builds ICT Pathways for K-12 to College

Fremont, CA—Ohlone College was recently presented an award for their partnership in creating an exceptional information and communications technologies (ICT) pathway from K-12 through college. Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) is an umbrella term for the rapidly emerging, evolving and converging computer, software, networking, telecommunications, Internet, programming and information systems technologies. ICT is one of the most promising and emerging career fields with 1 in 20 jobs in 2010 and a projected 12% employment growth between 2006 and 2016.

Ohlone College is hosting an ICT Symposium on how to build high quality ICT pathways for students. Some components of the event are junior high summer camps, high school articulation with the College, digital literacy as well as pathways with Cisco Networking Academies. This event is open for high school and community college ICT faculty, district administrators, coordinators, and counselors. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided at the event.

For more information or to sign up for this event, please email Chris Wu at cwu@mpict.org or visit ohlone.edu/go/ictpathway.

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