Monday, June 13, 2016
ITEEA Member Recognized for Excellence in Teaching
A graduate with an EdD in educational leadership from Liberty University, Britton Devier serves as the director of credit recovery and advancement at Smiths Station High School in Alabama. Britton Devier is also a member of the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA).
The ITEEA exists to promote technological literacy by ensuring professionalism among those engaged in the teaching of technology and engineering. Its membership comprises educators who teach a specific curriculum called "technology education," a problem-based design that utilizes STEM principles.
Several ITEEA members have received prestigious awards. Most recently, Harry Roman received the IEEE Excellence in Teaching award for the northeast region. A longtime ITEEA member and contributor to the journal Technology and Engineering Teacher, Mr. Roman started teaching in the 1980s and has since been involved in introducing students to the wonders of creativity, engineering, and invention.
While he is currently in retirement, his influence in the field of education remains through the numerous teacher resource books and articles he has written. He is also a college-level instructor at Montclair State University.