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Upcoming workshop in Spring 2014 date pending.

Previous Workshops

AMTEC Curriculum Development Follow Up Workshop

The AMTEC Curriculum Development Follow Up Workshop for Course Leaders and Module Developers has been scheduled.  Participants have the choice of attending  on June 10-11, 2010 at M-TEC at Henry Ford Community College in Dearborn, MI or June 17-18 in the Knoxville, TN area, location TBD.  Participants must register for one of the workshops by June 7.

June 10-11, 2010

When:                            June 10-11, 2010 beginning 12:00 pm on June 10 and ending 1:00 pm on June 11

Where:                            M-TEC Henry Ford Community College
                                      3601 Schaefer Rd.
                                      Dearborn, MI 48126
                                      For directions and information:                                

Lodging:                        Marriott Courtyard Detroit Dearborn
                                     5200 Mercury Drive
                                     Dearborn, MI 48126
                                     1-800-321-2211 for lodging reservations

 For additional information contact Goal Team 1 Leader and CoPI Gary Saganski  313- 845-6357 or email or AMTEC Director of Assessments, Walt Barlow at  859-753-7583 or email

If participants prefer to attend the Workshop on June 17-18, please register by the June 7 deadline. Once details are finalized, information about location and lodging will be forwarded to participants' email addresses.

AMTEC Curriculum Development Workshop

When:                            May 10-13, 2010 beginning at 12:00 pm May 10 and ending May 13, 2010 1:00 pm

Where:                           Hilton Garden Inn
                                     110 Grandstand Drive
                                     Georgetown, Kentucky 40324 
                                     Additional locations that will be utilized during the Workshop:  
                                     Toyota North American Production Support Center (NAPSC) and
                                     Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC)
                                     1001 Cherry Blossom Way, Gate 3
                                     Georgetown, KY  40324

Who should attend:          AMTEC Leadership Team
                                      Course Leaders and Developers who have received their selection notice


Lodging  Reservation:        Hilton Garden Inn
                                       110 Grandstand Dr.
                                       Georgetown, KY

For a list of sessions and activities, see the agenda.

Participants are asked to bring a laptop and a flashdrive if possible.

If you would like more information or have questions regarding the workshop, contact: Walt Barlow -

Course developers are selected based on their education and experience qualifications.  Recommendation for course developers are submitted by the AMTEC Leadership Team to Walt Barlow at

Curriculum Development Organizational Structure                   

Course Developer Job Requirements 

Siemens Approach to Mechatronics

KCTCS and Siemens Technik Akademie are offering the following professional development opportunities in mechatronics and systems approach pedagogy:

  1. SMSCP Level 1 Paradigm Week at Madisonville Community College, May 10-14, 2010. You can learn more about this event at the following website:
  2. SMSCP Level 1 Content Week at Bowling Green Technical College, July 19-23, 2010. You can learn more about this event at the following website: