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Gordon Snyder

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PROFESSIONAL ROLES

  • Higher Ed: Education, Higher Ed: Engineering, Higher Ed: Other 

BIO

Director of the National Center for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT Center, formerly the National Center for Telecommunications Technologies or NCTT) at Springfield Technical Community College in Massachusetts. The ICT Center is a National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Resource Center of Excellence. Ive authored four engineering and engineering technology textbooks and have over 20 years of consulting experience in the field of communications and information technology.

In addition to my work with the ICT Center, I serve as the Verizon Next Step New England telecommunications curriculum leader and have served on several technology boards around the United States including the Microsoft Community College Advisory Council, the Massachusetts Networking and Communications Council and the National Skill Standards Board.

I currently chair the National Center for Optics and Photonics National Visiting Committee (NVC) in Waco, TX and the Convergence Technology Center NVC in the Dallas / Fort Worth metroplex. I also co-chair the MATEC Networks NVC in Phoenix, AZ.

Closer to home I chair the Technology Enterprise Council Network, an industry/academic organization working to advance the growth and success of companies in VT, MA and CT. In this region I also sit on the Regional Technology Council Board of Directors and Executive Committee.
In 2001 I was selected as one of the top 15 technology faculty in the United States by Microsoft and the American Association of Community Colleges and in 2004 was selected as the Massachusetts Network and Communications Council Workforce Leader of the year. 

EXPERTISE

Communications (Voice, Video and Data), Information Technology, Networking, Social Media and Social Networks. 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

I blog frequently at www.ictcenter.blogspot.com