American Technical Education Association
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For Sharing Best Practice Sessions, if you are member or on a member group, just click to register. They are free. When you register, you are confirmed. The numbers in a session range from 14-60 faculty, deans and others working in two year colleges and institutes from across the nation. There is a "Best Practice" host who will lead the discussion with their experience and each participant shares, asks questions or may prefer to listen.
Access information will be emailed from ATEA to all registrants prior to the session.
If you are a member who has not signed in before, you will need to create a password.
Order of preference ATEA members, all levels of Instructors and institutional members and then open to educators and campuses who request to join the conversation.
If you would like to join as an individual or your college, association or business there are several options.
If you are a business serving technical and "hands on" education we welcome you to host a session. Contact ATEA's executive director to discuss that option.
Sandra Krebsbach, Ph.D., M.S.
ATEA was founded in 1928 to serve this nation through sharing best practice and building relationship to support technical education. It has been true to its mission for 92 years.
ATEA welcomes,as members, all who provide, support, or hire a technically educated workforce.
The ATEA Business Council is open for membership. Business members will be matched with educators to identify training needs and find technical training matches. The head of the Business Council has a seat on the ATEA Executive Committee. There will be up to 20 Business Members.
ATEA is a 501(c3) and welcomes donations to support programming and participation by faculty in conferences.
June 2 and 3 at the Blackwood Campus
Camden County College, Camden, New Jersey
ATEA and the New Jersey Council of County Colleges will offer a virtual conference as well as in person;
It will be ann in-depth look and discussion on the role and importance of technical education in this time of change. including how to move to virtual technical education with the latest from colleges with best practice to share.
Learn how to position your college or program as a fulcrum for pathways from K-12 , to universities and employment with certificates and associate degrees,in this time of mergers, acquisitions, divestment and investment.
Recommended airport Philadelphia. Check mileage to Blackwood Campus Camden, NewJersey and to Hampton Inn Blackwood to gage travel times.
Camden County College is thrilled to host the American Technical Education Association Conference this spring. Like ATEA, Camden County College is committed to connecting educational institutions, business, industry, labor and government to enhance workforce development strategies. What better place to hold this important conference than one of the strategic hubs of workforce training and technical education in the Delaware Valley? We look forward to showing off our beautiful campus.
Don Borden, President, Camden County College
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Dr. Aaron Fichtner, President New Jersey Council of Count Colleges Dr. Jon Connolly, President of Sussex Count Community College, Newton New Jersey
October 8-9, 2020 Region 5
Hosted by Lake Area Technical Institute
Watertown, South Dakota
registration opens May 1 2020
Back Row: l-r Shane Ortmeier, Brad Heesch, Steve Hauck, Katie Paulson, Tina Sattler, Karen Henricks, Brooks Jacobsen
Front Row Seated: l-r Shane Swenson, Dennis Heller, Bonita Briggs, Taylor Brusven, LuAnn Strait, Diane Stiles, Kim Bellum, Julie Stevenson
"Spaceports and the role of technical education in job training for space travel and the Space Industry"
an ATEA Member Conference
Founded in 1928 in New York by William Fenniger and a team of technical educators, business and government leaders across the United States,. The American Technical Education Association was formed for the purpose of supporting technical education to foster American industry, good jobs and the skill development of individuals. The 2019 Board of Trustees is from 17 states and are leaders of systems, institutions, faculty, businesses, associations and state department of education divisions.
L-R backrow: Dr. Shawn Mackey, Al Bunshaft, Dr. Alex Clifford, Dr.Bryan Albrecht President 2017-2019, Brooks Jacobsen, Dr. Rich Wagner Past President 2013-15, Dr. Betty Reynard, Adrian San Miguel, Jim New, Ryan Purdy, Cliff Wightman, Front row: Sandra Gehlen Krebsbach, Executive Director, Jimmy Hodges, James King Past President 3 term 2006-11, Dr. Ann Bolman, Marie Price, Dana Wolff, Dr. James Sherrard, Paul Perkins, Dr. Lin Zhou, Dr. Jon Connolly and Dr. Scott Mickelsen.
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"The National Science Foundation has established The Future of Work at the Human Technology Frontier program as one of its 10 Big Ideas to push forward the frontiers of U.S. research and provide innovative approaches to solve some of the most pressing problems the country faces."
"Future of Work," Dr. Bryan Albrecht, Journal Times, January 27, 2019
Welcome to new and renewing members!
ATEA is proud to announce the addition of new business members, supporting members, institutional members, library/media members and individual members.
Thank you Dunwoody College of Technology, Ivy Tech Community College, and Gateway Technical College for renewing at an ATEA System level of $5000 for 100 members.