ITEA-CATTS EbD Products
Pennsylvania has become a member state of the International Technology Education Association’s (ITEA), www.iteaconnect.org, Center to Advance the Teaching of Technology & Science (CATTS), http://www.iteaconnect.org/EbD/CATTS/catts.htm, Consortium through partnership with California University of Pennsylvania, Millersville University, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania (TEAP) and the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC). Schools across Pennsylvania will have free access to products developed by CATTS known as Engineering byDesign™. Training on the products will be offered through the Governor’s Institute for Technology Education (GITE), offered over the summer usually in July (information on Governor's Institutes can be found at www.papde.ws), and workshops developed and offered through California University of Pennsylvania, http://www.cup.edu/eberly/aet/index.jsp, and Millersville University, http://muweb.millersville.edu/~itec/.
How to Obtain Access
If you are interested in obtaining access to the EbD materials please fill out the Request Form for assess found at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/technology_education/14635/form/673069
There is no cost involved to districts the mentioned membership fee has been covered by the above mentioned partnerships.
Once this online form has been completed and saved with the required information it will be sent to Bill Bertrand, and he will send you the URL link, user names and passwords to the ITEEA Pennsylvania page which will allow you to access the ITEEA's STEM Center for Teaching and Learning EbD Products.
If you have any questions or problems please feel free to contact Bill Bertrand at
(717) 783-6848 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Point of Contact: Ms. Cindy Murphy