American Technical Education Association
American Technical Education Association President 2019-2021
Sue Smith, Vice President for Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing and Applied Science, Ivy Tech Community College
Founded in 1928 in New York by William Fenniger and a team of technical educators, business and government leaders across the United States, the American Technical Education Association was formed for the purpose of supporting technical education to foster American industry, good jobs and the skill development of individuals. The 2019 Board of Trustees is from 17 states and are system, institutional, faculty, business, association and state departments.
L-R backrow: Dr. Shawn Mackey, Al Bunshaft, Dr. Alex Clifford, Dr.Bryan Albrecht President 2017-2019, Brooks Jacobsen, Dr. Rich Wagner Past President 2013-15, Dr. Betty Reynard, Adrian San Miguel, Jim New, Ryan Purdy, Cliff Wightman, Front row: Sandra Gehlen Krebsbach, Executive Director, Jimmy Hodges, James King Past President 3 term 2006-11, Dr. Ann Bolman, Marie Price, Dana Wolff, Dr. James Sherrard, Paul Perkins, Dr. Lin Zhou, Dr. Jon Connolly and Dr. Scott Mickelsen. Not pictured President Sue Smith 2019-2021, 1st Vice President Mary Kaye Bredeson, Dr. Paul Young, Past President 2015-2017, Mark Englert, Victor Branch, Bob Wallace, Ken Potthoff, Dr. James Barrott, Roger Tadajewski, and Chelle Travis.
It was the “Disney world for technical education”
This was an awesome conference and I enjoyed every second of it.
Thanks again and I look forward to working with ATEA in any capacity available.
Shelanda Simmons, Instructor, Administrative Office Technology
Tennessee College of Applied Technology --Memphis
Dana Hensrud, Outstanding Technical Student, Western Dakota Technical Institute, Rapid City, South Dakota
Jade Hollister, Outstanding Technical Teacher, Western Dakota Technical Institute, Rapid City, South Dakota
Robotics and Electronics, Outstanding Technical Program, Lake Area Technical Institute, Watertown, South Dakota
Regional Health Center, Rapid City South Dakota, Silver Star of Excellence Award, jointly awarded with the National Technical Honor Society
It was a South Dakota Sweep! 2017 was A Tennessee Sweep!
Thank you FESTO for being a Trade Show Gold Sponsor of the ATEA national conference
ATEA Board Appointments 2019-2022
Dr. James Barrott
Executive Vice President Technical College,
Chattanooga State Community College
Dr. Aaron Fichtner
New Jersey County College Council
Trenton, New Jersey
Mr. Jimmy Hodges
Wallace State College
Dr. Scott Mickelsen
Dawson Community College
Idaho Forest Group
Coere de Alene, Idaho
Tennessee College of Applied Science
Region 5 Conference October 2-4, hosted by Dunwoody College of Technology, Minneapolis MN
American Technical Education Association signs MoU with Chinese Education Association for International Exchange
Dr. Lin Zhou, President of Bates Technical College, and ATEA Board of Trustee, Mr. YuYougen, Director of TVET and Professional Training, Ministry of Education, and Dr. Sandra Gehlen Krebsbach, ATEA Executive Director
Dr. Gehlen Krebsbach and Mrs. Shen Xuesong, Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Education at signing
Dr. Gehlen Krebsbach, Presenting ATEA and "Scaling Technical Education for Incentivized Industries"
January 27, 2019
"The National Science Foundation has established The Future of Work at the Human Technology Frontier program as one of its 10 Big Ideas to push forward the frontiers of U.S. research and provide innovative approaches to solve some of the most pressing problems the country faces."
"Future of Work," Dr. Bryan Albrecht, Journal Times, January 27, 2019
Welcome to new and renewing members!
ATEA is proud to announce the addition of new business members, supporting members, institutional members, library/media members and individual members.
Thank you Tesla for joining ATEA as a business member. We appreciate your interest in a skilled workforce and the contribution of technical education to innovation.
Thank you Dunwoody College of Technology, Ivy Tech Community College, and Gateway Technical College for renewing at an ATEA System level of $5000 for 100 members.