While at EMU students are encouraged to join the Technology Education Collegiate Association (TECA) club, an affiliate of the International Technology Education Association (ITEA). Membership in the ITEA and its state affiliate will be essential for future success as a teacher of technology education.
Technology Education Collegiate Association
The Technology Education Collegiate Association (TECA) club was formed by the Technology Education students to help provide extracurricular experiences for students. As a member of TECA, students participate in service projects and have an opportunity to attend the annual International Technology Education Association (ITEA) conference and participate in TECA competitions held at various locations throughout the United States. They gain access to advanced technological teaching concepts and are able to meet with teachers and leaders in the Technology Education field. In previous years, students traveled to Dallas, Texas and Columbus, Ohio to attend the ITEA conference and compete in the TECA activities. For more information, please visit the national TECA website at http://www.iteaconnect.org/Membership/Councils/TECA.htm.
International Technology Education Association
The International Technology Education Association (ITEA) is the professional organization for technology, innovation, design, and engineering educators. The mission of ITEA is to promote technological literacy for all by supporting the teaching of technology and promoting the professionalism of those engaged in these pursuits. ITEA strengthens the technology education profession through leadership, professional development, membership services, publications, and classroom activities. For more information, please visit the ITEA website at www.iteaconnect.org.
Association for Career and Technical Education
The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers, and supports the promotion of career pathway education. For more information, please visit the ACTE website at http://www.acteonline.org/.
Learning Institute for Technology Education
The Learning Institute for Technology Education (LITE) is a nonprofit Michigan corporation dedicated to assisting in the integration of Technology Education teaching and learning in schools around the state and Great Lakes region. We develop, manage, and provide resources and services for standards-based:
• Curriculum development and implementation,
• assessment, and
• professional development
For more information, please visit the LITE website at: http://www.litesource.org/.
Michigan Industrial and Technology Education Society
Since 1928, the Michigan Industrial and Technology Education Society(MITES) has supported both teachers and students in the areas of Industrial and Career & Technical education. MITES is a non-profit organization with over 600 members and volunteers who believe in the power of hands-on, relevant, and real-world learning. For more information, please visit the MITES website at: http://www.mites.cc/.
Career Opportunities – For career opportunities and teaching positions, please click here: http://www.iteaconnect.org/Membership/CareerConnection/k12schools.htm.
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