The Technology Student Association is a national organization dedicated to the promotion of science and technology education. It hosts competitions all over the country at different competitive levels: regional, state, and national. At these competitions, middle and high school students have the opportunity to apply their technical knowledge in a variety of situations and compete against their peers in a fun and engaging environment.
Meetings (1st (officers)and 3rd(members) Thursday of the month) meetings for TSA members at 7:45 and are held D102. Open meetings will be held about once a month or when needed which will be announced on the daily bulletin. Open work time is can be during access time or after school once a week this ensures plenty of time to work hard and get a lot accomplished. Projects in TSA can either be performed in groups or individually. Individual activities include events such as graphic design, 3D computer-aided design, and photography, while group activities include website design, film, robotics, structural engineering, etc.
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Link to National TSA State Website
State Contests 2013-2014 Link
SkillsUSA is a national organization serving
teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for
careers in technical, skilled and service occupations, including health
occupations. SkillsUSA programs include local, state and national competitions
in which students demonstrate occupational and leadership skills. At
the annual national-level SkillsUSA Championships, over 5,000 students
compete in 87 occupational and leadership skill areas.
SkillsUSA programs also help to establish industry standards for job
skill training in the lab and classroom, and promote community service.
SkillsUSA is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and is
cited as a "successful model of employer-driven youth development
training program" by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Links to National and State websites
- Involve students from all backgrounds of technology in TSA events
- Allow students the opportunity to use technology for many different applications
- Fundraise to help pay for conferences and other chapter expenses
- Promote the use of technology in different environments
- Community Service
Current TSA/SkillsUSA Chapter Officers 2013-14:
President - Oscar Arreguin TSA Chris Pittella Skills/USA Vice-President - Logan McDonald Treasurer/Secretary - Nic Hinman SGT at Arms/Robotics Rep - Kyle Plaisance
Advisors - Alan Wardsworth (video, photography, animation) Rich Hein ( CAD, Architecture, Contruction) Ron Beard ( transportation, robots)
9/25/13 Program of Work where started.
Coats 4 Kids drive details were discussed. Budget amount recorded. New member drive started.
9/11/13 Officer photos. plan member meeting for 18th. New members $15.00 membership.
We are selling the last of our limited inventory of CVHS mouse pads, CV T-Shirts, and Office T-Shirts.
|2012 Stuffed Animal Drive
We brought in 1500 stuffed animals and $75.00 cash that was donated to the Spokane Christmas Fund which provides Christmas presents to children that go with out during the holiday season. They told us that last year was great because they had run out of present and they used the 1000 donations to fill the orders and this year they needed stuffed animals to carry them over until they got there Spokane Chief donations. Since this project was started last year we has donated 2500 stuffed animals and $250.00 cash.
Thank you, TSA Officers 2012-13