Technology & Engineering Education

Technology Education Careers

Why study Tech Ed?

Technology education is the study of human innovation, which provides an opportunity for students to apply and manage knowledge and resources related to the human made world. It incorporates collaborative, application-oriented, activity-based strategies used to develop creative thinking skills while solving real-world problems. The study of technology education prepares students to become lifelong contributing members of our technological society who comprehend the impact of technology and use it to improve the quality of life for all people.

The State of Connecticut Department of Education Commissioner, Dr. Dianna R. Wentzell, has determined Technology Education is a teacher shortage area for the 2015-16 school years pursuant to Section 10-8B of the Connecticut General Statutes (C.G.S.)

Teachers holding certification in one of the state designated shortage areas are highly desired and may be eligible for:

  • targeted teacher deferment for borrowers under the Family Federal Education Loan (FFEL) and Federal Supplemental Loans for Students (SLS) programs (34 CFR 682.210(q));

  • cancellation of up to 100 percent of their debt under the Federal Perkins Loan Program for full-time teaching in fields of expertise (34 CFR 674.53(c));or

  • targeted teacher deferment for borrowers under the Family Federal Education Loan (FFEL) and Federal Supplemental Loans for Students (SLS) programs (34 CFR 682.210(q));

Who's Hiring Now?

Connecticut REAP is a free service designed to help educators find new and exciting teaching jobs, administrative jobs and other related service positions in Connecticut. Through REAP, you can find employment from 950 school districts and private schools nationwide. Human Resource departments find REAP is an invaluable service that can help you find the right educators, administrators or staff your district is looking for.

Current Connecticut Teaching Jobs for Technology Education K-12

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