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"A Tradition of
Excellence“
2012-2013
What is it???
The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a national
organization for middle school and high school students
who are presently enrolled in or have completed a technology
education course. TSA provides competition, leadership and
networking opportunities at the local, state and national
level.
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.
What does TSA offer students?
 Set realistic career and educational goals
 Develop workplace readiness skills
 Develop effective leadership skills
 Network with professionals
 Participate in community service activities
 Build self-confidence, motivation, and
enthusiasm
Getting Started…
1.
Visit the websites to collect your chapter recruitment materials
2.
Promote TSA in your classroom!
3.
Hold an interest meeting.
4.
Decide what on the type of membership that is best for your
school.
5.
Visit to complete the affiliation process.
6.
Choose events & hold elections
7.
Create a calendar of events for your chapter (include a service
project!)
8.
Begin fundraising & preparing for event competitions
Levels of Competition
TSA
National
Contests
TN TSA
State Contests
Regional Contests
Individual Class & Lab Periods
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
Period Period Period Period Period
Cost of Joining…
 Red CAP = $90 National Dues + $60 State Dues + $10 Advisor
Dues. This affiliates 1-10 student members. This is best used
for new chapters. You MUST have a minimum of 10 members
and 1 advisor to affiliate.
 White CAP = $9 National Dues + $6 State Dues per student
member + $10 Advisor Dues. This is to affiliate 1-25 members.
This is best used for intermediate sized chapters.
 Blue CAP = $350 at the National Level plus $250 Blue CAP
State Dues. This affiliates your entire school for the year.
How to Affiliate…
http://www.tsaweb.org/Membership
Total TSA Disc…
• Membership Materials
• Leadership Activities
• Competitive Event Guidelines
AUGUST
SEPTEMBER
Meeting with
Administrators
Recruit members
Ask for Help!
Meeting with Parents
Work on Events
Plan a Service Project
Elect/Train Officers
Complete Affiliation
Process
Plan Calendar
Choose Events
Recruit members
NOVEMBER
DECEMBER
OCTOBER
Fundraising/Booster
Club!
JANUARY
Fundraising!
Fundraising!
Fundraising!
Work on Events
Work on Events
Work on Events
Attend Fall Leadership
Chapter Level
Competition
Attend Regional
Competition
Register for Regionals
Tentative Dates for
Regional Conferences
 Middle TN
Smyrna Guard Armory
1/16/13
 West TN
Union University, Jackson, TN
1/25/13
 Upper East
TBA
1/30/13
 South East
TBA
2/8/13
 East
Bearden MS
2/18/13
Tentative Middle School
Events for Regionals…
 Agriculture and
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Biotechnology Design
Career Prep
Challenging
Technology Issues
Chapter Team
Dragster
Inventions and
Innovations
Multimedia
Production
 Prepared Speech
 Problem Solving
 Promotional Design
 Structural
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Engineering
Tech Bowl
Technical Design
Techno Talk
Video Game Design
Tentative High School
Events for Regionals…
 Biotechnology Design
 Music Production
 Career Preparation
 Prepared Presentation
 Chapter Team
 Promotional Graphics
 Computer-Aided
 Structural
Design (CAD) 3D,
Engineering
 Digital Video
Production
 Dragster Design
 Engineering Design
Engineering
 Technical Sketching
and Application
 Technology Bowl
 Technology Problem
Solving
 Video Game Design
NEED HELP?
Contact Amanda Hodges with questions, problems, or
to arrange for a chapter visit.
[email protected]
615-532-6270
HOW CAN MY STUDENTS
AFFORD THIS??
TN TSA Website
www.tntsa.org
Check out our advisor resources!
National TSA Website
www.tsaweb.org

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