Over 125 Washington State community and technical college and secondary faculty and educators convened at the Microsoft Conference Center, Redmond, WA, on June 7th for the "Pathways to IT Applied Baccalaureate Degrees for Washington State Students: IT Programs of Study & Common Courses".
The day focused on updates from the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges's Edward Esparza on the progress of the IT Applied Baccalaureate degrees, including an overview of the process. Six colleges presented on seven new IT Applied Baccalaureate degrees (those that will be offered in Fall of 2013, and those that are still in the developmental process): Bellevue College, Columbia Basin, Green River, Highline, Olympic, and North Seattle Community Colleges.
Additionally, industry attended to offer feedback, input, guidance on what industry wants from new IT four-year graduates. They participated at five different work session tables.
So, find out who attended, what they did during the day, what their expectations were, and what they got from the day.
There are two other videos, the keynote presentation, Keith Loeber, a Director for Microsoft Learning, Microsoft, and an in-depth interview with Keith as well.