March 6-8, 2019 – Wisconsin Dells, WI

LAB Midwest is proud to support the 50th annual WTEA conference – where educators come to network, learn best practices and see hands-on equipment for STEM & Tech Ed programs. Attendees will see some of the collaborative projects and technologies being implemented across the state that are setting Wisconsin up as a leader technical education.

The 50th Annual WTEA Conference

This year, the event will be held on March 6-8 at the Chula Vista resort in Wisconsin Dells. Keynote speakers are Wilson R. Jones, President and CEO of Oshkosh Corporation, and Jim Benson, Chairman Emeritus of Bemidji State University.

Breakout sessions cover a wide variety of topics, including:

  • Successful Dual Enrollment Leads to Successful Career Pathways – Jim Mackey, Wisconsin Technical College System
  • Finding Funding for your Classroom – Sylvia Tiala, UW-Stout
  • Adapting for Jobs of Tomorrow – Josh Gamer, Western Technical College
  • Meeting the Needs of Advanced Manufacturing – Ray Koukari, Gateway Technical College
  • Partnerships in Education – Kristopher Gengler, Ashley Furniture Industries

Still need to register to attend? Click here.

LAB Midwest to Showcase Biggest Advances in WI

Wisconsin is making record-breaking advances in technical education, especially in the last year. LAB Midwest is proud to be a collaborator in many of these advances, and attendees at the conference will be able to see some of this work displayed. 

  • Ashley Furniture’s Partnerships in Education
  • Industrial-Grade Robotics
  • Industry 4.0 for Middle School
  • Portable Learning Systems
  • 3D Printing, Drones and Rovers, Hands-on Engineering Kits, and more!

Come see this technology in action, learn about turn-key programs and solutions, and talk with one of us about how we can help implement these systems in your school.

About the Wisconsin Technology Education Association

From the WTEA’s website:

The WTEA is an association made up of educators and other interested stakeholders with a desire to improve technology & engineering education at all grade levels within the state of Wisconsin. A wide variety of individuals, agencies and organizations have representation in the Association, including public schools, private schools, correctional institutions, technical colleges, universities, business and industry representatives, classroom teachers, teacher supervisors, administrators, and college students preparing for the profession.

The WTEA works in cooperation with the International Technology Engineering Education Association, Wisconsin Association for Career and Technical Education, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Wisconsin Technical College System Board, Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers,  Skills USA, and technology education collegiate student associations.