TSA is open to any students that are currently enrolled in a CTE class this year or have been enrolled in prior years. To clarify, if a student has taken a course with Mrs. Israel or Mrs. Wright in prior years, if they are currently enrolled in one of their courses, or if a student is registered for second semester, they are eligible to join.
TSA is a diverse organization that offers STEM fellowship, community service, leadership opportunities, and competition. In TSA competitions, students are challenged to use and improve their STEM skills in both team and individual events in such areas as communication; design and engineering; environmental systems; transportation; and manufacturing/construction. Students involved in TSA can serve in local, regional, state, or even national leadership positions. Through the different opportunities available, students are also open to apply for grant and scholarship opportunities for use in higher education after high school.
The Technology Student Association is a non-profit national student organization devoted to teaching technology education to young people. TSA’s mission is to inspire its student members to prepare for careers in a technology-driven economy and culture. The demand for technological expertise is escalating in American industry. Therefore, TSA’s teachers strive to promote technological literacy, leadership, and problem solving to their student membership. TSA is one of seven student organizations recognized by the department of education and is supported by federal funds. Some of the other CTE organizations available to students in Onslow high schools are FFA, FBLA, DECA, HOSA, and SkillsUSA.
You can find more information about:
NC TSA at http://nctsa.org/,
National TSA at https://tsaweb.org/, or
National CTSOs at https://www.ctsos.org/.