Mentoring Stem Faculty for
NSF ATE Grant Writing & Implementation

  • NSF Annual & Project Outcomes Report

    Meet with NSF Program Officer Kalyn Owens and Mentor-Connect PI Elaine Craft and Co-PI Pam Silvers

    This webinar will cover how to write effective annual reports and final project outcome reports for NSF ATE proposals. Topics include: planning, developing and writing your report; strategies for submitting annual reports; what should and should not be included in each report; developing a timeline; and the mechanics of report submission. Upon completion you will know process for completing NSF ATE annual reports and the final project outcome report.

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    High Impact Technology Exchange Conference (HI-TEC)

    HI-TEC will be held this year in Kansas City, Missouri, from July 29 – August 1 

    Supported by the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education (NSF ATE) program, HI-TEC is a national conference on advanced technological education where secondary and postsecondary educators, counselors, industry professionals, trade organizations, and technicians can update their knowledge and skills. Charged with preparing America’s skilled technical workforce, the event focuses on the preparation needed by the existing and future workforce for companies in the high-tech sectors that drive our nation’s economy.

  • Mentor-Connect 2024 Webinars



    HSI ATE: Strategies to Engage All Students in your Classroom  Wednesday, March 20, 2024 11:00am – 12 noon ET
    NSF Annual & Project Outcomes Report Wednesday, April 17, 2024 2:00pm – 3:00pm ET
    Preparing Forms for your NSF ATE Project Wednesday, May 8, 2024 2:00pm – 3:00pm ET
    NSF ATE Proposal Budget and Budget Justification  Wednesday, May 22, 2024 2:00pm – 3:00pm ET


  • Dakota College Received National Science Foundation Grant: Dakota College at Bottineau

    DCB worked closely with Mentor Connect which was found to be essential in the process. They helped Dr. Burbidge and Professor Angie Bartholomay and grant writer Cathy Jelsing to narrow the focus of the overall project. This allowed for the development of a manageable timeline to reach their goals.

  • Sheela Vemu, Mentor-Connect Mentor Fellow, receives distinguished honor

    AACC congratulates the recipients of the Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty designation. Named in honor of former AACC President and CEO Dale P. Parnell, this designation has been established to recognize individuals making a difference in the classroom.

    Recipients for the faculty distinction recognition:

    • Demonstrate passion for the students and the classroom.
    • Show willingness to support students, inside and outside of the classroom.
    • Be inclined to participate in college committees.
    • Go above and beyond what is required to ensure that students are successful in their academic endeavors.
  • NSF Annual & Project Outcomes Report
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