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August 2015
8/7/2015
IT Exploration Instructor Training
Status: Expired
Check-In Time: 8:45 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
7/31/2015
Location 1: South Central College
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North Mankato, MN
Contact: Glenn Morris Telephone: (507) 389-5106 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: FREE instructor training - IT Exploration curriculum exposes middle- and high-school students to the myriad IT careers and broad range of computer-based skills and competencies that today’s employers are seeking. Developed by AdvanceIT Minnesota & MnSCU, the FREE curriculum and teacher training covers IT fundamentals of office productivity skills, programming, networking, security, analytics, and more.

The 60+hour curricula aligns with IC³ industry-recognized credentials and MnSCU college credit. Modules can be embedded separately into existing class offerings or be used as stand-alone material. Students engage in hands-on learning, preparing them for what employers are seeking. High School juniors and seniors demonstrating mastery of the coursework will be provided the opportunity to gain MnSCU college credit.

Welcome Michael Grzincich, faculty member of Anoka Ramsey Community College, who will provide the training on this date.
Comment: "It's all set up for me and free. And lots of fun games and videos to add in and keep students attention. I plan to propose the entire curriculum as a high school class next year."

-2014 IT Exploration Training Participant

Sponsored by the South Central Perkins Consortium
Link: Advance IT MN
September 2015
9/22/2015
SC Perkins Consortium Meeting
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 11:00 AM
Registration
Deadline:
9/17/2015
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
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North Mankato, MN
Contact: Kathryn Rusch Telephone: (507)389-7241 Fax: (507)387-5484
Description: Meeting of the SC Perkins Consortium
Check-in at 8:30 a.m.
FULL BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED
CEUs and Sub-Pays available for participants
October 2015
10/5/2015
Game: IT Training/Demo- STEM Fuse
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 12:30 PM
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
10/2/2015
Location 1: South Central College
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North Mankato, MN
Contact: Glenn Morris Telephone: (507) 389-5106 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: STEM Fuse is offering a hands-on workshop on our Intro to Game Design curriculum called GAME:IT. This hands-on session will include an overview of the GAME:IT curriculum materials, a demo of our online curriculum delivery system and hands-on training on the Construct 2 software.

Whether you want to bring STEM / computer programming into your middle or high school classroom but don’t know where to start or you’ve already purchased STEM Fuse’s GAME:IT Junior or GAME:IT curriculum and want training, this workshop is for you!

You will learn:
• Who is STEM Fuse
• How game design incorporates all facets of STEAM
• How to use our curriculum delivery system
• What’s all included in our GAME:IT & GAME:IT Junior curriculum
• How to set up your computer lab
• Hands-on Construct 2 Training
• Troubleshooting Tips
• Additional Resources
November 2015
11/19/2015
IT Exploration Training
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
11/18/2015
Location 1: South Central College
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Glenn Morris Telephone: (507) 389-5106 Fax: (507) 389-1772
Description: Advance IT Minnesota/Metro State University/MnSCU provides free Information Technology (IT) curriculum for middle and high school students, as well as associated teacher training. The curriculum covers skills related to basic productivity applications (through a prerequisite productivity skills module) and then introduces students to concepts and skills associated with systems administration, software development, security, and analytics. The curriculum aligns with IC³ industry recognized credentials and MnSCU college credit. The modules can also be used separately to incorporate into existing class offerings. The 60+hour IT Exploration Course provides the needed curriculum that exposes middle and high school students to the myriad of IT careers and the range of computer-based skills and competencies employers are seeking. To learn more, visit: www.advanceitmn.org/IT-Exploration
Comment: The course is offered in a variety of ways: embedded into school courses, after school/weekend programs at schools, college-hosted programs, stand-alone material or a blend of these delivery methods.
? KARE11 feature – www.kare11.com/news/article/1018319/16/On-track-for-technology-at-Burnsville-High-School
? More on IC³ – www.certiport.com/Portal/desktopdefault.aspx?page=common/pagelibrary/IC3_certifications.html
Next Training – December 10, 2015 (8:45am-4pm) in St. Paul Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ITEXtraining12-10-15

For more information: contact Jennifer Trost, Interim Director of IT Career Pathways and Partnerships, Advance IT Minnesota, Jennifer.Trost@metrostate.edu, or by phone at 612.659.7228.
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