Berea College

Technology and Applied Design (TAD) – Concentration in Engineering and Technology Education
Program Leader: Dr. Mark P. Mahoney
Degrees offered: Bachelor of Science
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Building on a long tradition, the Technology and Applied Design Program (TAD) at Berea College provides a dynamic and relevant curriculum that engages students in research, design, and production while emphasizing sustainable practices. Through practical, hands-on experiences in traditional and contemporary facilities, the program strives to cultivate critical and creative problem-solvers with the capabilities to identify, analyze, and implement design solutions as responsible citizens of the world. The Engineering and Technology Education concentration prepares students for licensure to teach in the area of engineering and technology education (grades 5-12).

Eastern Kentucky University
Department of Applied Engineering and Technology
Contact: Dr. Michael F. Wallach
Degrees offered: Bachelor of Science; Master of Science
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EKU has had teacher preparation programs for Career and Technical Education since the Department’s historical beginning. Programs available include Technical Education, Engineering/Technology Education, and Occupational Training and Development. EKU has one of the largest and most comprehensive technical education programs in the State. The Engineering/Technology Education option is a unique, high-demand program that prepares teachers for middle schools and high schools — an enjoyable teaching area that has many employment opportunities in Kentucky and other nearby states. The Department is located in the Ralph W. Whalin Technology Complex, which includes approximately 100,000 square feet of classroom and laboratory space.