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49 states missing key ECE data links, report says
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VIDEO: What is The Connected State?
New breed of IT pros needed in today’s schools
Google Fiber's stated interest in the Triangle and Charlotte is good news for the state. But is this the "holy grail" for North Carolina? MCNC President and CEO Joe Freddoso weighs in on where North Carolina stands in terms of broadband access and what impact a Google Fiber deployment would mean to the state. Read more.
Only one state currently links its K-12 data from all of the five key early-childhood education, health and social services programs, according to a new national survey in The Broadband Report at WRAL Tech Wire. Read more
Need training on installing a Shibboleth Identity Provider (IdP) or Service Provider (SP)? Consider attending the latest InCommon Shibboleth Installation Workshop sponsored by InCommon, Internet2, and MCNC. Read more
We recently asked what The Connected State theme meant to participants of NCREN Community Day 2013 in Raleigh, and this is how you responded. Watch video
The Certified Educational Chief Technology Officer (CeCTO) program finished its fourth cohort and welcomed 20 new CeCTOs and 11 Leaders of the 21st Century last week in Chapel Hill after completing the course requirements over the last 10 months. Read more
Who we are
MCNC is a technology non-profit that builds, owns, and operates a leading-edge broadband infrastructure for North Carolina’s research, education, non-profit healthcare, and other community institutions.
What we do
Leverage MCNC’s vast, open access broadband infrastructure to create unprecedented opportunity for North Carolinians where they live, access education, seek economic gain, participate in their governance and access healthcare.
Why we do it
MCNC’s purpose is to work with the existing and future connectors to our North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN) to identify and meet broadband, network services and application needs that are not currently being met. MCNC meets these needs by partnering with best of breed service and application providers to develop, deploy and sustain solutions for NCREN connectors.