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Science and Technology Education Center

Science and Technology Education Center

The Science and Technology Education Center at Louisiana Tech University is an active outreach program of the College of Education organized to serve the surrounding school systems and communities. SciTEC was originally conceived to meet the many challenges facing Louisiana schools in the new environment of accountability and as a shift in accepted pedagogy requiring the development of higher-order thinking skills in students and the incorporation of real-world experiences and hands-on learning activities that have caused classroom teachers to re-evaluate their teaching practices. In addition, SciTEC strives to address the acute shortage of teachers in the critical areas of math and science, the high percentage of uncertified teachers in Louisiana classrooms, and the low number of economically disadvantaged and minority students that enter post secondary education programs. Outreach efforts include sponsored professional development and education projects as well as the following:

Our Vision: Education through Innovation

Our Mission: Our ultimate mission is to engage students of all ages in active learning through innovative educational strategies.

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Phone : 318-257-2866     Fax: 318-257-4753   Email: scitec@latech.edu