Technology Education Mission Statement:
State College Area Schools utilizes state-of-the-art technology to enrich the scholastic experience of our students by developing critical thinking and problem solving skills through erudition and hands on project-based learning. The study of Technology Education will require students to design, create, utilize, evaluate, and modify technological systems to solve problems. By solving problems in real world manners, digitally agile students will be given the unique opportunity to apply the academic concepts of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through both abstract and concrete vehicles becoming leaders in the new digital era of manufacturing/communication. The way students learn and communicate in the 21st century will be redefined and transformed by promoting innovation and collaboration with the application of tools, materials, processes and systems. This type of approach to learning will engage and motivate students to practice higher-level critical thinking skills and develop independent studying strategies resulting in deeper learning experiences.