Engagement & Professional Organizations

Technology Student Association logoTechnology Student Association

The Technology Student Association is a non-profit national student organization devoted to teaching technology education to young people. TSA's mission is to inspire its student members to prepare for careers in a technology-driven economy and culture. The demand for technological expertise is escalating in American industry. Therefore, TSA's teachers strive to promote technological literacy, leadership, and problem solving to their student membership.

TSA is the only student organization dedicated exclusively to students enrolled in technology education classes grades K-12. TSA is recognized by the U.S. Dept of Education, many state education agencies, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the International Technology Education Association and the National Coordinating Council of Career and Technical Student Organizations.

CTETECouncil on Technology & Engineering Teacher Education (CTETE)

The Council on Technology & Engineering Teacher Education (CTETE) is the international professional organization focusing on the the needs of Technology Teacher Education. The CTTE is affiliated with the International Technology Education Association and the Technology Education Collegiate Association.

NC TED-TECNorth Carolina Technology Engineering and Design Teacher Education Council (TED-TEC)

The North Carolina Technology Engineering and Design Teacher Educators Council (TED-TEC) is the state professional organization focusing on the the needs of Technology, Engineering and Design Teacher Education. NCCTTE Technology Education Journal is a referred state publication for the council. Below are links to each issue. The documents are in PDF form.

NCCTTE Technology Education Journal

NC TED-TECNorth Carolina Technology, Engineering and Design Educatiors Association

The North Carolina Technology Education Assocation is the professional organization for technology education teachers.

International Technology and Engineering Educators Association

ITEEA logoThe International Technology and Engineering Educators Association is the largest professional educational association, principal voice, and information clearinghouse devoted to enhancing technology education through technology, innovation, design, and engineering experiences at the K-12 school levels. Its membership encompasses individuals and institutions throughout the world in over 45 countries with the primary membership in North America.

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Association for Career and Technical Education logoAssociation for Career and Technical Education

The Association for Career and Technical Education is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers. This area offers information about the history, mission and structure of ACTE, as well as details on our annual awards program and information about how you can participate in the annual observance of Career and Technical Education Week.

Epsilon Pi Tau logoEpsilon Pi Tau

Epsilon Pi Tau recognizes academic excellence of students in fields devoted to the study of technology and the preparation of practitioners for the technology professions. We constantly seek out qualified students in degree and certificate programs in accredited higher education institutions. For information about Appalachian's Epsilon Pi tau chapter please contact Dr. Kevin Howell at howellkr@appstate.edu.

Technology and Engineering Education Collegiate Association

The ASU TECA Chapter meeting bi-weekly in 180 Katherine Harper Hall. ASU TECA is for students interested in teaching technology, design, and engineering at the secondary level. This club is open to all majors. We sponsor service events, provide professional development and leadership opportunities and compete at regional and national STEM related competitions. ASU TECA competes in regional and national competitions related to technology, design, and engineering. For more information about ASU TECA please contact Dr. Jerianne Taylor at taylorjs@appstate.edu.

Appalachian Educators
Jan Stanley, Advisor - stanleyjp@appstate.edu
Purpose:  This club is open to all education majors.  We sponsor services and events and provide professional development and leadership opportunities.  Find out more here:  http://jamescenter.appstate.edu/app-educators

Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc.
Herb Brown, Advisor - brownhf@appstate.edu
Mackenzie Worley, Student Contact - worleyms@appstate.edu
Purpose: To bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. For more information, visit fbla-pbl.org.

Kappa Delta Pi
Lisa Gross, Advisor - grossla@appstate.edu
Lisa Poling, Advisor - polingll@appstate.edu
Purpose: National Honorary Education Fraternity. To promote a closer bond among students of Education and to form a more intimate fellowship with those dedicated to the cause of teaching as a profession.


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