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for dynamic approaches to Technician Education.

For Students

Find helpful technician education resources to support your achievements in the classroom, and beyond.

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For Educators

Enrich your technician program with faculty trainings, quality teaching aids, education research, and much more.

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For Industry

Become a partner and help mold a future generation of technicians to meet your company’s needs.

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SCATE Center Initiatives

Teaching Technicians

Our online resource for Technician Educators, including professional development opportunities, teaching approaches, research findings, and more.


Qualified individuals work with experienced ATE PI’s, Co-PI’s, and PM’s to develop grant writing and leadership skills for successful NSF ATE program funding.

Tech Stars

Qualified FDTC students are eligible to receive NSF S-STEM funded scholarships that promote student success while discouraging student loan debt.

Build Your Own Video

Advanced technology programs can create their own custom online recruitment videos using ATETV’s expansive library of micro content to attract prospetive students.

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