Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA) www.eia.org
NSTEP is the philanthropic partner of the Electronic Industries Alliance – a partnership of electronic and high-tech associations and more than 2,300 companies whose mission is promoting the market development and competitiveness of the U.S. high-tech industry. NSTEP works with and on behalf of EIA and the following Alliance associations to promote education and training to support the development of future leaders for the electronics community:
- Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) www.ce.org
- Electronic Components, Assemblies and Materials Association (ECA) www.ec-central.org/
- Government Electronics and Information Technology Association (GEIA) www.geia.org
- JEDEC Solid State Technology Association (JEDEC) www.jedec.org
- Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) www.tiaonline.org/
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) www.aaas.org NSTEP has developed its TechXplore program with the AAAS’s Project 2061 science standards in mind, and is pleased to partner with AAAS in the District of Columbia to engage young people in real world science learning through the TechXplore program.
Duke University, Pratt School of Engineering www.egr.duke.edu NSTEP and Duke University created an exciting new approach to engineering education that combines classroom instruction and virtual internships in the electronics industries. For more information contact NSTEP at
IEEE-USA, Pre-college Education Committee, www.ieeeusa.org IEEE-USA’s Pre-college Education Committee recognizes NSTEP’s TechXplore program as an effective means of motivating and inspiring youth to realize the height of their potential, helping to prepare students for tomorrow’s technologies, and increasing the pipeline of talent needed to keep the technology industries on a forward moving track. IEEE-USA supports TechXplore by encouraging IEEE-USA members to participate as TechXplore mentors; providing competition judges; and presenting an annual TechXplore award for “Best Electro Technology Project.”
Gold Coast Initiative Partners, NSTEP is pleased to partner with Florida Atlantic University College of Engineering, Palm Beach Community College, and InternetCoast on an initiative designed to improve K-12 science and technology education in South Florida by creating a community-focused TechXplore program for schools throughout South Florida.
- Florida Atlantic University College of Engineering, www.eng.fau.edu/index.htm
- Palm Beach Community College, www.pbcc.edu
- InternetCoast, www.internetcoast.com
The InternetCoast is a technology cluster of businesses, organizations and educational facilities in Southeast Florida that focus on leading South Florida as a global science and technology hub. The InternetCoast focuses on social innovation, entrepreneurship, and a knowledge based workforce to facilitate investment and drive economic growth. The InternetCoast is a technology cluster of businesses, organizations and educational facilities in Southeast Florida that focus on leading South Florida as a global science and technology hub. The InternetCoast focuses on social innovation, entrepreneurship, and a knowledge based workforce to facilitate investment and drive economic growth.
National 4-H Headquarters www.4h-usa.org
NSTEP is very pleased to be working with the National 4-H – the largest youth organization in the country – to engage at least 5,000 youth in the TechXplore program over the next three years. Throughout its history, 4-H has promoted and educated our nations’ youth on ‘the technology of the day’ to ensure the health, prosperity and success of future generations.