OP-TEC collaborates with multiple educational society partners throughout the nation.
These partners provide OP-TEC valuable support in many areas including, but not limited to:
- Faculty development opportunities
- Local, regional and national educational meetings and conferences
- Education outreach and career awareness information and materials
OP-TEC also works to provide mutual support to each of these partners by disseminating society information to OP-TEC contacts and partners, attending and supporting educational society events and meetings, distributing society educational outreach and career awareness materials and providing resources and support to collaborative projects.
Please see the list below of OP-TEC’s Educational Society partners. A brief description from each partner’s website has also been provided below. We encourage you to click on the website link or society logo to visit each partner’s website for more information on their organization, services and membership.
American Association of Community Colleges
In service since 1920, the American Association of Community Colleges has aptly been called the "voice of America’s community colleges." The Association represents and advocates for more than 1,200 associate-degree granting institutions enrolling more than 12 million students – almost half of all U.S. undergraduates.
National Career Pathways Network (NCPN)
NCPN members are teachers, administrators, counselors, employers, and community leaders involved in high school and college career preparation programs.
National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers (NCATC)
Mission – The National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers is a network of higher education resources that advocates and promotes the use of technology applications that enhance economic and workforce development programs and services.
If you would like more information about OP-TEC’s Educational Society partnerships, please contact us!