The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a national organization of students engaged in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). TSA enhances personal development, leadership, and career opportunities in STEM, whereby members apply and integrate these concepts through intracurricular activities, competitions, and related programs. To be a member, students must have taken, or currently be enrolled in, a technology course. For more information about TSA and a list of competitions students can choose to compete in go to https://tsaweb.org/competitions-programs/tsa
The Technology Student Association (TSA) provides student members the opportunity to explore a wide variety of (science, technology, engineering, and math) STEM career interest areas.
All 70 TSA competitions are correlated with national STEM standards and can be integrated into and enhance STEM curriculum. Participation in TSA competitions allows TSA members to apply technology and engineering skills in challenging and innovative ways. Working individually or as a team, student members are motivated by the inspiration and enthusiasm gained from being recognized for the successful application of those skills.
Other benefits include opportunities to:
- Enhance technological literacy.
- Work on complex activities from start to finish.
- Compete on local, state, and national levels.
- Develop leadership skills through TSA's customized program, LEAP.
- Explore STEM career options.
- Attend organized meetings.
- Meet and work with business and industry leaders.
- Network with students and teachers with similar interests from across the United States.
- Contribute time and effort to a national service project.
- Receive national membership communications.
- Gain recognition through TSA’s honor society and scholarships.
- Have a voice in a national organization that is helping to shape the future of technology and engineering education.