PRESS RELEASE: ITEEA Member Tyler Love Named to NSTA’s Science Safety Advisory Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 05, 2016

Reston, VA, United States, April 05, 2016 —

RESTON, VA, APRIL 5, 2016 – The International Technology and Engineering Educators Association is pleased to announce that ITEEA member, Dr. Tyler Love, has been named to the National Science Teachers Association’s Science Safety Advisory Board. Dr. Love will begin his three-year term as part of the ten-member board on June 1. The Board advises the NSTA staff, executive director and officers, in addition to science and STEM teachers, on better professional safety practices and legal safety standards as they apply to K-16 curriculum and instruction.  Its activities include writing white safety papers, working on NSTA position statements, helping develop safety alerts and managing the NSTA Safety Portal, in addition to other safety related initiatives. Dr. Ken Roy, NSTA Chief Science Safety Compliance Expert, who oversees the operation of the Board noted NSTA is very fortunate to have Dr. Love given his expertise in STEM safety. Dr. Love is coordinator and assistant professor of Technology and Engineering Education at the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore. In addition, he has worked tirelessly to raise awareness of safer practices in technology and engineering classrooms and laboratories. In addition to a number of articles, he co-authored, with Dr. Roy, a 2014 rewrite of ITEEA’s safety document, Designing Safer Learning Environments for Integrative STEM Education.

Beginning with the September 2016 issue, ITEEA’s Technology and Engineering Teacher will be introducing a new feature titled, “Safety Spotlight,” which will be overseen by Dr. Love. The feature will focus on key safety topics for K-12 educators.

For more information regarding the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association and Designing Safer Learning Environments for Integrative STEM Education, contact ITEEA: 1914 Association Drive, Suite 201, Reston, VA  20191-1539; (703) 860-2100; iteea@iteea.org; www.iteea.org.