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Nelleke Beats

on 31 March 2014

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Who can join TSA?
How did it all begin?
What is stopping you?
It's for you!
Run by you!
Success for you!
Let the competition begin!

Mission Statement
The Technology Student Association fosters personal growth, leadership, and opportunities in technology, innovation, design, and engineering. Members apply and integrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts through co-curricular activities, competitive events and related programs.

150,000 middle and high school students in 2,000 schools spanning 48 states and Germany, and this number is growing every year.
Mission of TSA
Make a mark on history by being involved in TSA
Competitive events

Geospatial Technology
Go Green Manufacturing
Inventions and Innovations
Junior Solar Sprint
Leadership Strategies
Medical Technology Issues
Prepared Speech
Problem Solving
Promotional Design
STEM Animation
Structural Model
System Control Technology
Tech Bowl
Technical Design
Video Game Design
Water Infrastructure
Website Design

Who are the members?
Open to students enrolled in or who have completed technology education courses
190,000 middle and high school students

What are the benefits?
100% likely to graduate from high school
35% female and/or minority representation 2500 teachers (advisors)
75% college-bound 2000 plus schools in 48 state delegations
the oldest student organization dedicated exclusively to students enrolled in technology education classes grades K-12
tsaweb.org/history-check out the website for the whole timeline of history of TSA
Milestones in TSA's History

1978 — First Board of Directors of AIASA, Inc. elected in February.

1978 — U.S. Office of Education recognized AIASA as the official vocational student organization for industrial arts students.

1978 — AIASA, Inc. is created, beginning financial independence from AIAA.

1978 — Ronald W. Applegate hired as first Executive Director under AIASA, Inc.

2010 -- The TSA VEX Robotics Competition partnership provides students with a hands-on co-curricular competition for learning about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and complements the existing technology-related competitions offered by TSA. TSA VEX Robotics tournaments will be conducted in conjunction with TSA’s state conferences followed by a championship event at the annual National TSA Conference.

2011 -- TSA acquires the TEAMS and UNITE programs of the Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS).

2013 -- TSA celebrates 35th anniversary and hosts largest conference ever in Orlando, Florida

2013 -- TSA hosts the Best in Nation TEAMS competition at the national TSA conference.
2014 & 2015 COMPETITIONS

Agriculture and Biotechnology Design
Career Prep
Challenging Technology Issues
Community Service Video
Chapter Team
Communication Challenge
Construction Renovation
Digital Photography
Electrical Applications
Energy Sources
Environmental Focus
Essays on Technology

What is TSA?
The Technology Student Association (TSA)
learn through challenging competitions, leadership activities and community service. Information is available at www.tsaweb.org.
national, non-profit organization of middle and high school students who have a strong interest in technology.
over 2,000,000 students have participated in its program.

If money was no object, what piece of technology would you invent to improve your life and why?
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