Delaware Technology Student Association (DETSA) is seeking support of professionals to serve as judges (Judging Invitation) at our 40th annual DETSA state technical and leadership conference with contests to be judged on March 17, April 25, and April 26. Please find attached to this message a list of contests for which you can support to help us in our charge to encourage and engage the students of Delaware to pursue careers in Science, Engineering Technology and Mathematics (STEM). Below you will links for you to learn more about who we are; what we do; and how we engage children statewide to practice technical skills; expand their leadership abilities; and deliver service in support of our communities! Should you like to learn more about DETSA, please feel free to contact Mike Fitzgerald email@example.com orJohn Singer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Delaware Technology Student Association Website
- Event Planning Chart for Conference – UPDATED 2/7/2018
- Event Planning Brochure & Tentative Schedule of Events – UPDATED 2/7/2018
- Judging Handbook
- Judging Invitation
- Driving Directions
We are looking forward to another fantastic conference where we plan to engage well over 1,000 participants to pursue their career and academic passions. We thank you for your professional consideration and support.
THE DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IT DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, MARITAL STATUS, DISABILITY, AGE, GENETIC INFORMATION, OR VETERAN’S STATUS IN EMPLOYMENT, OR ITS PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Townsend Building 401 Federal Street Suite 2 Dover, Delaware 19901-3639 DOE WEBSITE: http://www.doe.k12.de.us Steven H. Godowsky Secretary of Education Voice: (302) 735-4000 FAX: (302) 739-4654 M E M O R A N D U M TO: TSA Judges FROM: Connor Wagaman, Delaware Technology Student Association, President THROUGH: Mike Fitzgerald, Education Associate, Technology Student Association State Advisor DATE: September 18, 2017 SUBJECT: 2018 Technology Student Association (TSA) State Conference The Technology Education programs in Delaware offer as a part of their curriculum a conference that features competitive events for students. The students who advance from the State Conference are invited to represent the State of Delaware at the National TSA Conference. We would like to invite you to serve as a judge at the 2018 TSA State Conference. Your service as a judge can help inspire Delaware students to become the next generation of technologists, inventors, designers and engineers. Nationally, there are 150,000 students who participate in TSA with well over 2 million alumni. It is exciting for me to share with you that for the past 40 years, students from Delaware have continuously been recognized nationally for their knowledge, abilities, leadership and service. This is due to the support of you! Enclosed you will find the list of events that we are planning to be hold at our conference (please see the National TSA website at http://www.tsaweb.org/Competitions for a description of the high school and middle school events), and a response sheet. The all-day conference will be held at the Delaware State Fair Grounds in Harrington, Delaware on April 25 & 26, 2018. The events are planned to begin at 8:30 a.m. and the awards are planned to conclude at approximately 4:30 p.m. on each day. Lunch will be provided. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to pick up your judges’ rating packets at the registration table where you will also meet the contest coordinator who be serving to both support and assist you with any questions you may have. Please return the enclosed form by email to let us know of your availability to judge by December 1, 2017. Assignments will be to best suit your schedule. If you have any questions, please contact Mike Fitzgerald at 302- 857-3334 or at email@example.com. We thank you for your willingness to help serve as a judge for the TSA State Conference! Enclosures: 1 THE DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IT DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, MARITAL STATUS, DISABILITY, AGE, GENETIC INFORMATION, OR VETERAN’S STATUS IN EMPLOYMENT, OR ITS PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Townsend Building 401 Federal Street Suite 2 Dover, Delaware 19901-3639 DOE WEBSITE: http://www.doe.k12.de.us Susan S. Bunting, Ed.D. Secretary of Education Voice: (302) 735-4000 FAX: (302) 739-4654 2018 TSA State Conference Judge and Contest Coordinator Response Form Name (please print) Address Company/Organization Telephone – Home Work Email Cell Please indicate your response by checking the appropriate box. I am available to judge on April 25, 2018 All day (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) Morning only (8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) Afternoon only (12:30-4:30 p.m.) I am available to judge on April 26, 2018 All day (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) Morning only (8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) Afternoon only (12:30-4:30 p.m.) I will not be able to assist with judging TSA this year. Please contact the following individual(s) who may also be interested in judging or serving as a contest coordinator at this year’s State Conference. Name Address I would like to help judge the following competitive events: 1 st Choice - 2 nd Choice - Please reply to Mike Fitzgerald no later than December 1, 2017: Fax #: 302-739-1780 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org