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Connecticut Technology and Engineering Education Association (CTEEA)
Teaching Openings in Connecticut


Central Connecticut State University
School of Engineering, Science, and Technology
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050

Contact Person
James DeLaura (Chair)
860-832-1800 (phone), 860-832-1804 (fax)

Program Focus
• Technology and Engineering Education
• STEM Education

Degrees Programs Offered
B.S.Ed. – Technology and Engineering Education (NK-12)
M.A.T. – Technology and Engineering Education (NK-12)
M.S. – STEM Education

Non-Degree Programs Offered
Post-Baccalaureate Certification – Technology and Engineering Education (NK-12)
Post-Master’s Study Program – Technology Education (NK-12)
• Cross-Endorsement for Certified Teachers – Technology and Engineering Education (NK-12)

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Program Description
The Technology & Engineering Education K-12 Program
prepares graduates to teach in K-12 Technology & Engineering Education programs in Connecticut and throughout the United States. Current teacher shortages in the discipline have prompted many school systems throughout the country to offer financial incentives in a bid to attract qualified Technology & Engineering Education instructors to their systems. Technology & Engineering Education graduates may also obtain positions as teachers in foreign countries, instructors/supervisors in human resource programs in industry or government agencies, and as industry professionals. Preparation as a technology educator culminates with a core of professional education courses involving teaching strategies, evaluation and curriculum development and student teaching. Individuals who have already have a bachelor’s degree who desire to meet certification requirements for teaching Technology & Engineering Education in Connecticut should contact the department.

The M.S in STEM Education provides certified teachers in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) with the tools to create interdisciplinary classrooms. Program enables teachers to prepare students for college readiness, future STEM careers, and teach students critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, and communication skills. Courses align with national and/or CT state content standards.