Convergence College Network Reporting & Documents


This page contains documents that are related to CCN activities, reporting, levels and points, and templates for CCN member schools.

Status Report

CCN Yearly Status Report Template (2015-16)

Status Report Document
For community colleges:

For universities:


CCN "Degrees and Certificates"

Updated April 2015


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CCN Points and Benefits

CCN Points Grid (2016-17)

This document covers actives that CCN member school can do to attain a level 1 status in the network.


CCN Points Grid (2016-17) - university members

This document covers actives that CCN university member school can do to attain a level 1 status in the network.


CCN Benefits Grid

This document explains the difference of benefits for being a Level 1 or Level 2 member of the CCN.


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Grant support


The National CTC can provide some support and assistance to those CCN members schools submitting an NSF ATE proposal for an IT-related project or center. But please note the following 2017 deadlines:
April 1 – deadline to notify CTC of intent to apply for ATE grant
Sept 1 – deadline to send us full draft of ATE proposal
Sept 1 – deadline to notify CTC of request for letter of support (need to submit full copy of ATE proposal)

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BILT Guide

BILT How-To

This general-purpose guide covers the basics to planning and implementing a Business and Industry Leadership Team for your convergence programs.


This "annotated" version of the above BILT guide is intended to provide additional, supplemental information for a more experienced CCN member, providing more details, offering some troubleshooting strategies, and setting more context. Think of it as a "deeper dive" into the topic. The annotations (in blue italics) come from a July 2014 CCN meeting held in Chicago at the HI TEC conference.


KSA How-To

This general-purpose guide covers how to use the KSA (knowledge, skills, and abilities) spreadsheet with your BILT to evaluate your programs.


This "annotated" version of the above KSA guide is intended to provide additional, supplemental information for a more experienced CCN member, providing more details, offering some troubleshooting strategies, and setting more context. Think of it as a "deeper dive" into the topic. The annotations (in blue italics) come from a July 2014 CCN meeting held in Chicago at the HI TEC conference.


KSA List

This spreadsheet - developed by our National BILT group - is a general overview of major knowledge, skills and abilities that should be covered in a convergence program. Use this spreadsheet as baseline to guide (and customize) your local BILT job validation discussions. Revised August 2016.


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Other Resources

Graduate Survey

This is a tool you can adjust as needed to help survey your exiting students and track employment impact,


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"Prime" Directory

A listing of all CCN member schools and the primary point of contact for the CCN. Updated December 2016.


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Resources Overview

Intended as a primer for new CCN member schools, this guide to the CTC and CCN resources may be valuable to all members.


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CCN "Logic Model"

Developed for the October 2014 "FAS4ATE" workshop, this spreadsheet explores the CCN "community of practice" process in terms of a logic model that lists Needs, Inputs, Actiities, Outputs, and Outcomes. Logic models help show connections between needs and outcomes. It's a good tool to create an educated prediction about project success, such as when you're developing a new project.


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CCN Prospect Tools

For those interested in recruiting new member schools to the CCN, please see below. In addition to some documents CCN prospects might like to see, we're also including an e-mail/cover letter template for you to customize as needed.





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Infographic Sheets - CCN and Working Connections

To help promote and discuss the value and impact of CCN membership and Working Connections training. Updated November 2016.