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International Technology Education Association (ITEA)

The International Technology Education Association is the largest professional educational association, principle voice, and information clearinghouse devoted to enhancing technology education through technology, innovation, design, and engineering experiences at the K-12 school levels. Its membership encompasses individuals and institutions throughout the world in over 45 countries with the primary membership in North America.

ITEA represents more than 35,000 technology educators in the U.S. alone who are developers, administrators, and university personnel in the field representing all levels of education. ITEA corporate members are comprised of leading technology companies.


The Southern Pacific University is also registered with the International Council for Open & Distance Education (ICDE), a global membership of organization of education institutions, national and regional associations, corporation, educational authorities and agencies in the fields of open learning, distance education, and flexible, lifelong learning. ICDE is officially recognized by the United Nations (UN), primarily through its affiliation with UNESCO as the global organization responsible for the field of open and distance learning.



Southern Pacific University is a member of the Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania. TEAP believes technology education is a vital aspect of education for all students at all levels in Pennsylvania. It promotes improvements in the quality of instruction in technology education by assisting educators and students in keeping instructional content, methods and facilities current with the rapid changes in technology.