TCEA Wins State Robotics Grant for High School Students
The Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) has been awarded a Texas Workforce Commission High School Competitive Robotics Education Team Development Program grant in the amount of $322,661. TCEA will provide three days of robotics professional development to the sponsors of new high school robotics clubs. Each club will also receive a netbook computer, LEGO robotics materials and software, registration to their local area robotics contest, and webinars with robotics experts for students and sponsors throughout the year.

Call for Participation to Create a Common Eighth Grade Technology Assessment
TCEA would like to bring together a group of experts to design an assessment solution meeting NCLB requirements that could be offered free to all schools in the state.

Experts needed for this project include those with a thorough knowledge of the currently-adopted Technology Applications TEKS and their proposed revisions and those with a strong background in assessment, as well as other strengths. If interested, fill out this online form by September 21, 2010.

TCEA 2011 Convention & Exposition Update
Registration for the TCEA 2011 Convention & Exposition opens today at 9:00 a.m. CDT.