I believe that Technology Education holds an important place in my life in the technical world. I believe there is a need for the development of good attitudes concerning work, tools, materials, experimentation, and processes of industry. Guided by my teachers, artisans from industry, and my own initiative, I will strive to do my best in making my school, community, state, and nation better places in which to live. I will accept the responsibilities that are mine. I will accept the theories that are supported by proper evidence. I will explore on my own for safer, more effective methods of working and living. I will strive to develop a cooperative attitude and will exercise tact and respect for other individuals. Through the work of my hands and mind, I will express my ideas to the best of my ability. I will make it my goal to do better each day the task before me, and to be steadfast in my belief in my God, and my fellow Americans.
Pre-judged Competitions (at or before CORE) On-site Competitions Architectural Design Alternative Energy Design – Wind Turbine GA TSA Lapel Trading Pin Design Mechanical Engineering – Perpetual Motion Machine Membership Recruitment Middle School Mousetrap Car Challenge Membership Recruitment High School Robotic Challenge HS – “Full Pull”Transportation Modeling Robotic Challenge MS – “Tractor Pull”Structural Design – “The Chair”
TSA funding supports the Junior Solar Sprint solar car competition for 5th through 8th grade students and the UNITE program. UNITE is a pre-collegiate, academic summer program for high school students from groups historically underrepresented and underserved in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). TSA chapters around the country raise money during the school year to help fund the vital research, education, advocacy, and patient services of the American Cancer Society, TSA’s National Service Project partner.
WORK BASED LEARNING PROGRAM
A WBL I would want to do is Youth Apprenticeship because students will practice key roles in a workplace setting in which a school-site mentor and a worksite mentor help a student explore a career of interest that has been supported by academic coursework. This program is designed for students who plan to continue their education at a postsecondary institution. The recommendation and expectation is that students will complete a total of 2,000 hours of work during their high school and postsecondary education in their chosen career field to complete the apprenticeship program. Some qualifications are you have to be in the 11th or 12th grade and have a car , also good attendance and good grades.