American Technical Education Association
Founded in 1928 in New York by William Fenniger and a team of educators, businesses and government leaders across the United States for the purpose of supporting technical education to foster American industry, good jobs and the skill development of individuals. ATEA's leadership and membership is across the nation and women and men. We welcome your donation. ATEA is a 501(c3). Donors and your messages will be listed on the ATEA website and ATEA Journals.
Thank you FESTO for being a Trade Show Gold Sponsor of the ATEA national conference
ATEA Board Announcements
Ryan Purdy, President
Mid-Plains Community College,
North Platte, McCook, Broken Bow, Imperial, Ogallala, and Valentine, Nebraska
Dr. Ann Bolman, President
Western Dakota Tech
Rapid City, South Dakota
ATEA October and November events 2018
"Racing for Success,"
October 3-5 hosted by Kansas City Kansas Community College, Kansas City, KS
ATEA Region 5 President Roundtable Discussion
ATEA holds a President's Roundtable Discussion prior to the opening of the Region 5 conference. This was instituted by Paul Young, President of ATEA 2016
Dr. Greg Mosier, President, Kansas City Kansas Community College, Kansas City, Kansas, host of Region 5 2018
Mr. Cliff Smith, Associate Chief of Facilities and Services, Kansas City Kansas Community College, Kansas City, Kansas, ATEA Board Trustee and Chair of Region 5 2018.
Dr. Carrie Brimhall, President, Minnesota State Community and Technical College host of Region 5 2017
Mr. Ryan Purdy, President of Mid-Plains Community College, host of Region 5 2016
Dean Clark Coco, Dean of Washburn Institute of Technology - Washburn Tech, Topeka, Kansas.
Dr. Ann Bolman, President of Western Dakota Technical Institute, Rapid City, South Dakota.
Dr. Scott Mickelson, President, Dawson Community College, Glendive, Montana
Mr. Ron Fleischman, Interim Dean of Career and Tech, South Central Technical College, North Mankato, Minnesota
Dr. Mark Englert, Vice President, Gillette College, Gillette, Wyoming and ATEA Board Trustee
Ms. Diane Stiles, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Lake Area Tech, Watertown, South Dakota
Mr. Brooks Jacobsen, Supervisor of Electronics and Robotics Programs, Lake Area Tech, Watertown South Dakota, ATEA Board Trustee
Dr. James Sherrard, Chair, Nuclear Programs, Three Rivers Community College, Norwich, Connecticut, ATEA Board of Trustee
·Mr. Al Bunshaft, Senior Vice President for Global Affairs, DassaultSystemes for the Americas, Waltham Massachusetts, ATEA Board Trustee, Chair of ATEA Region 1 conference November 7-9, Waltham, Massachusetts
Kerry Norbury, Associate Director of Admissions, Washburn Tech
Alan Beam, Director for Instruction of Washburn Tech.
"End to End Digitization"
November 7-9 hosted by Dassault Systemes, Waltham MA
Massachusetts Secretary of Education, Jim Peyser,( 3rd from the left) gave the keynote presentation.
L-R, Al Bunshaft SVP for Global Affairs, Dassault Systemes; Sandra Gehlen Krebsbach, ATEA Executive Director; Massachusetts Secretary of Education, Jim Peyser; Sue Smith VP Ivy Tech Community College Indiana, School of Advanced Manufacturing and Technical Sciences and ATEA 1st VP; Mary Kaye Bredeson, Executive Director of the Center of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing Aerospace, Everett Washington, ATEA 2nd VP; Bryan Albrecht, President and CEO Gateway Technical College, Racine/Kenosha Wisconsin, and ATEA President of the Board of Trustees
Secretary Peyser's Keynote
Tour of Olin School of Engineering, Newton, MA
Project Learning based School of Engineering.
Presentation by President Dr. Richard Miller
ATEA National Board of Trustees fall meeting at
Kansas City Kansas Community College
L-R backrow: Dr. Rich Wagner, President of Dunwoody College of Technology, Minneapolis MN; Al Bunshaft Senior Vice President for Global Affairs Dassault Systemes Waltham MA; Dr. Bryan Albrecht, President and CEO Gateway Technical College, Racine/Kenosha WI; Ryan Purdy, President Mid-Plains Community College, North Platte NE; Dr. Mark Englert Vice President Gillette College,Gillette WY; Brooks Jacobsen Supervisor of Robotics and Electronics Lake Area Tech Watertown South Dakota
L-R front row: Dr. Sandra Gehlen Krebsbach Executive Director American Technical Education Association; Cliff Smith Associate Chief for Facility Services, Kansas City Kansas Community College; Dana Wolff, instructor of Financial Services Sioux Falls South Dakota; Dr. James Sherrard, Chair of Nuclear Programs, Three Rivers Community College, Norwich CT; Sue Smith, Vice President of Technical and Applied Science, Ivy Tech Community College, Indianapolis, IN. Attend but left prior to the photo Ken Potthoff, Deputy Director, CTECS , Atlanta Georgia
Board member Ken Potthoff attended but had to leave prior to the photo.
Board members on a conference call were: Dr. Shawn Mackey, Dr. Jon Connolly, Dr. Betty Reynard, Dr. Paul Young, Roger Tadajewski, Chelle Travis, Adirian San Miguel, Lin Zhou
Not able to be on the call were: James King, Bob Wallace, Paul Perkins, Victor Branch.
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"
Region 5 Conference October 2-4, hosted by Dunwoody College of Technology, Minneapolis MN
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.