Through the creation of competency-based curriculum, diverse and effective professional development training and opportunities, and replicable workforce/program development models and offerings, Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center affects change in the field of Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology (SMT) education. Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center’s materials and services are a collaborative effort between education and industry, working through a close and responsive partnership between the public and private sector. As the need for more highly skilled technicians in the semiconductor manufacturing field grows, Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center has positioned itself to continue to be the leader in SMT education and industry collaboration.
Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center Mission
With its partners in education and industry, Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center develops programs, materials, and training that enables students, faculty, and technicians to continuously master the evolving competencies in science, mathematics, technology, and communications required by the workforce of the semiconductor, electronics, and advanced manufacturing industries.
Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center Vision
Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center is the worldwide leader in education and industry collaboration, supporting the ongoing development of a highly skilled workforce.
Other Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center Projects
eSyst: Provides tools and resources to support electronics technology and electronic systems education.
High Tech U (HTU): An industry-driven career exploration program for high school sophomores and juniors
that promote math, science, technology, and engineering skills.
Work-Ready Electronics: Enhancing technician education and training in the field of electronics.
NACK Network: Supports the development of two-year degree programs in micro- and nanotechnology across the country.
Other ATE Centers
ATE Impact Site: Provides information about all of the NSF funded Advanced Technological Education Centers.
Maricopa Advanced Techology Education Center is a member of the Division of Academic and
Funded in part by the
(Via wikipedia.org about Maricopa and websites of Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center – MATEC)