What is the Technology Advisory Board?
The MBRT Technical Advisory Board (TAB) serves as the advisor to the MBRT Strategic Steering Committee on using the latest technology and approaches to inform and motivate students.
The TAB reaches large numbers of students with strong messages about the benefits of careers in high growth areas, and the importance of taking the right courses to be prepared for the workplace and for life.
The TAB membership consists of a coalition of corporations and higher education institutions in Maryland committed to leading MBRT in a technology-led transformation.
What will the TAB create?
Within the MBRT Strategic Plan 2009-2011 are key technology strategies supporting each of MBRT’s roles: advocate, convener, service provider.
In addition to enhancing the MBRT core technology infrastructure, projects have been identified to innovate each area:
In 2010, the TAB began working to align with the goals of Maryland Governor O’Malley’s STEM Task Force Report, and the recommendation for the creation of Maryland’s STEM Innovation Network.
In August 2010, Maryland was named one of 10 states to receive the Race to the TopSTEM Innovation Network. funding from the U.S. Department of Education. MBRT played a significant role in this accomplishment. The state will receive $250M over 4 years and MBRT will receive funding over 4 years to build out the
This work becomes the primary focal point for the TAB.
How can organizations get involved with the TAB
MBRT’s member organizations are investing
in the TAB in the following ways:
1. Become a member of MBRT
2. Serve on the TAB
3. Provide financial and in-kind support of the TAB Plan
For information about participation in MBRT’s Technology Advisory Board, please contact:
Will Anderson, Chief Technology Officer
will @ mbrt . org ||| 410. 788 .0333