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Professional Organizations

Educator Organizations

Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE)
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.

International Technology Education Association (ITEA)
The International Technology Education Association (ITEA) is the professional organization for technology, innovation, design, and engineering educators. Our mission 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 profession through leadership, professional development, membership services, publications, and classroom activities.

Utah Association for Career and Technical Education (UACTE)
UACTE has been providing leadership and advocacy for career and technical education programs and professionals since 1929. The organization is an affiliate of the national organization Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE).

Utah Technology and Engineering Educators (UTEE)
The Utah Technology and Engineering Educators (UTEE) is a division of UACTE and the Utah affiliate of ITEEA. This association began in 1922 and was originally affiliated with the American Industrial Arts Association (AIAA). Over the years, the association name has changed to reflect current curriculum, but the objectives have remained constant. The goals of UTEE are to: 1) Promote Technology and Engineering Education, 2) Encourage participation, communication and unity among teachers, 3) Work closely with similar state and national organization, and 4) Provide recognition to UTEE members.

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Student Organizations

National TSA Organization
TSA provides leadership and opportunities in technology, innovation, design and engineering. Members apply STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) concepts through co-curricular programs.

Utah TSA Organization
TSA is the only student organization dedicated exclusively to students enrolled in technology education classes in grades K-12. Students participate in chapter fund-raising activities and community service projects. Leadership training is offered to student officers at the local, state, or national levels.