To enable the ATE Community to collaborate regionally with industry partners, within and across disciplines, on the transformation of associate degree programs to prepare US technicians for the work of the future

What We Have Achieved

In fulfillment of our project goals, we have:

  • Identified new levels of understanding of the future technician’s role 
  • Provided detailed knowledge of cross-discipline and emerging-discipline issues relative to the future of work
  • Developed recommendations and resources for updating STEM technical programs
  • Identified industry’s perception of the future of work and implications for technician education
  • Identified how new technologies impact technician education
  • Fostered regional collaboration by
    addressing instructional issues related to work of the future
Cross-Disciplinary Framework
Instructional Cards
Adoption Toolkit
Professional Development
Webinars and Podcasts
Regional Convenings
Technician Perspectives
Lessons from EU Countries
News and Blog Archive