About AzTEA

AzTEA's Mission

AZTEA, as an affiliate of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), has adopted and supports ISTE’s mission to empower learners to flourish in a connected world by cultivating a passionate professional learning community, linking educators and partners, leveraging knowledge and expertise, advocating for strategic policies, and continually improving learning and teaching.

 

AZTEA's Vision

AZTEA, as an affiliate of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), has adopted and supports ISTE’s vision of a world where all learners thrive, achieve and contribute.

AzTEA's Goals

  1. Provide a professional educational forum and network to exchange ideas, techniques, and materials.
  2. Promote appropriate use of technology for the improvement of instructional opportunities.
  3. Cooperate with commercial technology vendors to provide appropriate educational pedagogy.
  4. Encourage research in educational technology.
  5. Encourage the improvement of instruction by promoting professional standards in the field of educational technology.
  6. Promote recognition of educational technology advocates through role-based awards.
  7. Encourage membership in the International Society for Technology in Education.

Regions

AzTEA has four Regions across the state.  Regions are active in the Phoenix metropolitan area (Westside and Eastside), Northern Arizona and Southern Arizona. The Northern, Southern and Westside Chapters hold regional conferences (open to all). The Eastside Chapter was formerly AzTEA's liaison to the Arizona Department of Education Mega Conference.