President's Message: Every Association Member Needs to Take an Active Role in Improving the Condition of the Profession
Denton, Edward A., The Technology Teacher
Greetings, and best wishes for a successful academic year. The intent of this message is to reflect upon issues and events that affected our association during the past twelve months and to delineate a course of action for the next twelve months.
The Year in Review
As our association celebrates its 70th anniversary, I am pleased to report that it has been well served by a dedicated Board of Directors, a devoted Executive Director, and a committed association staff during the last twelve months.
The Board of Directors framed a three-year strategic plan during the summer of 2008. President Len Litowitz is in the process of assembling a team to implement the plan. The board members are currently developing strategies and procedures to address membership growth, membership needs, new products for members, income initiatives, a "T and E in STEM" position statement, TIG guidelines, a leadership training program, and profession identity issues.
Pilot Technology Interest Groups (TIGS) were launched during the past year, and association listservs continue …
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Publication information: Article title: President's Message: Every Association Member Needs to Take an Active Role in Improving the Condition of the Profession. Contributors: Denton, Edward A. - Author. Journal title: The Technology Teacher. Volume: 68. Issue: 6 Publication date: March 2009. Page number: 25+. © 2009 International Technology Education Association. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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