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Southeastern Technology Education Conference Set for October 6-7

May 31, 2017

STEC 55th Annual Conference
Hosted by the Southeastern Technology Education Conference
October 6-7. 2017
Raleigh, NC


Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Near NCSU/Raleigh SW

3741 Thistledown Drive

Raleigh, NC 27606

Exit # 295 off I-40

Phone 919-854-0001


  • Thursday 10/05- Check In (Travel Day)
  • Friday 10/06 - Full Day Conference
  • Saturday 10/07 - Half Day Conference

(You will need rooms for Thursday, Friday, and possibly Saturday depending on your travel plans)

A block of rooms are reserved for us at the Holiday Inn Express, but the conference will take place at the PowerAmerica facility on NCSU Centennial Campus (2.1 miles away). For those that drive, you can park on campus and a van will be provided as well. Hotel reservations are 104.99 per room each night, including free Wi-fi and breakfast. Lunch on Friday is a part of the conference registration. When making your reservation, use code STE or STEC conference for this rate. The room cutoff date is September 14th. For reservations, call 919-854-0001; or online at


  • STEC Member Rate: $40.00
  • Full-Time Graduate Rate: $20.00

We ask that all participants pre-register by visiting:

We look forward to seeing everyone in North Carolina this October. In case our mailing list is incomplete or contact information is out of date, please forward this message to colleagues potentially interested in joining us this year. Kevin Sutton STEC President-Elect

CALL for PROPOSALS – DEADLINE September 5, 2017
The Southeastern Technology Education Conference (STEC) is accepting proposals to fill a number of
sessions during the STEC fall conference October 6-7, 2017 at PowerAmerica Research Institute (North
Carolina State University, 930 Main Campus Dr #200, Raleigh, NC 27606). Conference Hosted by the
Department of STEM Education, Program area of Technology, Engineering and Design Education in
conjunction with PowerAmerica.

Potential Topics:

  • Instructional Practices that Enhance Student Learning within Technology and Engineering
  • Integrative STEM: Research, Examples, Strategies, and Best Practices
  • How to connect with Business and Industry, Community, and Parent Groups
  • Relevant Research that promotes the field of Technology and Engineering
  • Graduate student research can be presented at any stage of development

Proposals must contain the following information:

  • Title:
  • Summary of Proposal (100 words Max):
  • Major Objectives:
  • Presenter(s): (name, position, college/school/district, and email)
  • Point of Contact Information: name, position, address, email and phone number of person submitting this proposal.

Additional Information:
Presenters are asked to provide electronic copies of handouts and/or presentations so they can be
distributed after the conference (email to We also ask the presenters provide hard
copies of any handouts to attendees.

Submit Proposal to:
Please email your completed proposal to President Elect Mr. Kevin Sutton, at