COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
The College of Education partners with the International Technology and Engineering Education Association (ITEEA) to help strengthen and empower STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) teachers. Through the collaboration, we develop ways to extend engineering and technology resources in Louisiana. The ITEEA is the largest professional educational association, principal voice, and information clearinghouse devoted to enhancing technology, innovation, design, and engineering through experience.
In 1999, Louisiana Tech University was selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration as the host institution for Louisiana’s only NASA Educator Resource Center. Educator Resource Centers are established by NASA to disseminate and assist educators in utilizing NASA-developed educational resources.
The National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC) offers grant-funded cyber, STEM, and computer science curricula and professional development to K-12 educators at no cost. The group aims to empower educators as they prepare the next generation to succeed in the cyber workforce of tomorrow.
Jacksonville State University
Louisiana Tech partners with Jacksonville State University on Collaborative Regional Education (CORE), which brings technology to high-need, rural classrooms with the goal of improving college and work readiness among eight through 12th grade students.
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
The Mott Foundation provides support for the Louisiana Center for Afterschool Learning (LACAL), a growing collaboration of local, regional and statewide organizations working together to improve the quality and access of afterschool, summer and youth programs.
Louisiana Tech partners with CenturyLink to provide annual robotics competitions for area students. These contests are designed to heighten awareness around and enthusiasm for STEM education.