• Continue to spread ideas from the CTC project and to promote communication and actions that support public understanding of engineering. This report is the most recent such effort.
• Maintain the CTC website and Facebook page until they are deemed no longer useful. This could be done by the NAE alone or in partnership with other engineering organizations.
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