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National Science Foundation

A Learning Society: Can America Get its Bounce Back?
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Slide title: Advanced Technology Education
Preparing a High-Tech Workforce

Slide images: five photos showing Advanced Technology Education (ATE) activities as follows:

  • Energy & Environmental Technology: photo of two men at the Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC) installing solar panels (top left)

  • Nanotechnology: photo of students at the National Center for Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK) learning about vacuum technology (bottom left)

  • Information & Security Technologies: photo of a CyberWATCH technician (center)

  • Biotechnology: photo of a student checking protein concentrations at Genencor International, through the Advanced Technological Education Resource Center in Biotechnology called Bio-Link (top right)

  • Marine Technology: photo of a Marine Advanced Technology Education Center (MATE) student using marine research equipment on a ship (bottom right)

Slide image credit: All photos from the "ATE Centers Impact 2008-2010" brochure, courtesy of The Advanced Technological Education Program

Slide background image: photo of a cyberenvironment
Slide background image credit: Blake Harvey, NCSA

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