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Missouri TSA

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About Technology Student Association

Missouri TSA is a non-profit organization devoted to the needs of students in technology education.  Missouri TSA serves more than 3,500 middle and high school students in 49 local school district chapters. 

Our mission is to prepare our membership for the challenges of our dynamic world by promoting technological literacy, leadership, and problem-solving skills, providing personal growth, and maximizing their opportunities.

Teachers are eligible to use TSA activities in the classrooms to extend the learning beyond traditional classroom experiences.

TSA Benefits the School

TSA chapter activities are an integral part of the school technology education program and provide added dimension to school/community activities.  TSA activities enhance the instructor's means of creating technology related challenges that benefit the student.

TSA increases the opportunity for individual student growth and participation in an educational environment.  Some benefits to the school are that TSA:

TSA Benefits the Student

TSA students have common objectives and interests.  Each is learning about his or her role in our technological society.

An important comparison to make with the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, ABET Engineering and Technology Standards reveals many key points that TSA student members are expected to know and be able to do in their study of technology.  To learn more about ABET Standards go to www.abet.org.  TSA activities can have a tremendous effect upon the attitudes, growth, and development of each member.  Some of the benefits that each student derives from TSA are: