Get to Know TEECA: Preparing Professionals to Teach Technology and Engineering Principles

Get to know ITEEA's Technology and Engineering Education Collegiate Council! If you're already a member, learn about upcoming changes to competitions, scholarship opportunities, and upcoming board elections. If you're new, get a change to engage with all facets of ITEEA and learn about professional development opportunities available to pre-service teachers through ITEEA. The presentation will be followed by a short Q&A session.

Eric Deneault is an Associate Professor at Fort Hays State University where he teaches Engineering Design Technology and Technology and Engineering Education in the Department of Applied Technology. He currently serves as the National Competitive Events Coordinator for TEECA. He has been involved with ITEEA as a student and working professional since 2004. Prior to his service at FHSU he taught secondary Drafting and Building Trades. He and his wife have two children and enjoy sports and the great outdoors.    



Scott Bartholomew, Ph.D. is a teacher-educator with expertise in STEM education, teacher professional development, and design assessment. He works in the Technology & Engineering Studies Department at Brigham Young University actively mentoring graduate students and future teachers. He is a former middle school teacher who loves ice cream, all sports, fishing, and skiing. He and his wife have four children and love to play volleyball, ski, and travel together.



Hailey Hatfield is a junior Technology Education Major at SUNY Oswego. Currently, Hailey serving as the TEECA Board Vice President. She is also serving as the President of the Oswego Technology Student Association and Team Mini (a robotics half time show during hockey games). During her time at SUNY Oswego, she has also competed in a university-level VEX robotics competition. She has volunteered in FIRST and VEX robotics competitions. Hailey also assisted in KidTech which is a Technology department outreach program. She loves hiking, cooking, and Halloween.


Izzy Fielding is the current TEECA Board President-Elect. She is double majoring at Purdue University in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Engineering Technology Education hoping to become a teacher or professor. Izzy is an active volunteer and mentor in FIRST robotics and spends time outside of school playing sports, water skiing, and designing STEM curriculum.



Veronica Angiuli is the current TEECA Board Secretary. She is a Technology & Engineering Education major with a Psychology Minor at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). Veronica is also the Secretary for her local TEECA chapter and is involved in Tri Sigma on her campus. In her free time, she likes to play video games, listen to music, and watch Netflix.



Jacob Payne is a senior at Brigham Young University majoring in Technology and Engineering Studies, with an emphasis in multimedia education. He is currently serving as the TEECA Board Reporter. Jacob has been a member of the BYU chapter of TEECA for 3 years and has been doing videography professionally for 4 years.


Daphne Fauber is the current TEECA Board President and an upperclassman at Purdue in Engineering Technology Education with minors in Global Studies, Design & Innovation, Biotechnology, Biological Sciences, and Computer Information Technology. She is actively involved in FIRST Robotics as a coach and volunteer and has served as an event coordinator for both the Technology Student Association and Science Olympiad. At Purdue, she also is involved in student government and undergraduate research initiatives.