Advanced Technological Education


  • Type: Federal
  • Category: Competitive
  • Source: National Science Foundation


  • Award Min: Not Stated
  • Award Max: $5,000,000.00
  • Quantity: 75


  • Deadline: Oct 04, 2018
  • Funding Available: $59,000,000.00
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With an emphasis on two-year colleges, the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program focuses on the education of technicians for the high-technology fields that drive our nation's economy. The program involves partnerships between academic institutions and industry to promote improvement in the education of science and engineering technicians at the undergraduate and secondary school levels. The ATE program supports curriculum development; professional development of college faculty and secondary school teachers; career pathways; and other activities. The program invites research proposals that advance the knowledge base related to technician education. It is expected that projects be faculty driven and that courses and programs are credit bearing although materials developed may also be used for incumbent worker education. The ATE program encourages partnerships with other entities that may impact technician education.

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