Green Trailer

The United Association Training Department unveiled their latest mobile training trailer on March 2 at the MCAA's convention.

The United Association Training Department unveiled their latest mobile training trailer on March 2 at the MCAA's convention. The trailer will also be a part of ATEA's 45th National Conference on Technical Education in Biloxi, Miss. on Thursday, April 3. The new Green Training Trailer has been specifically designed to provide UA members and MCA and MSCA affiliated associations with training related to the newest sustainable technologies.


Sustainable technologies, sometimes called Green Technologies, use less energy and natural resources than traditional technologies, have minimal impact on the environment, and use materials that can be reused or recycled. These new technologies will be used in construction and retrofitting in both commercial and residential projects. UA members will play a major role in the implementation of sustainable building and servicing methods.

Conference registration and hotel information are below. Don't miss this opportunity for professional development and also to see The UA/MCAA Mobile Green Classroom.


ATEA's 45th National Conference on Technical Education IP Casino Resort Spa, Biloxi, Miss.

April 2-4, 2008
There is still plenty of time. Register and make your travel plans today!!
On behalf of the Mississippi Department of Education - Office of Vocational Education and Workforce Development, the Mississippi State Board for Community and Junior Colleges, and the American Technical Education Association, we invite you to join us!

This conference promises to provide excellent professional development opportunity for all postsecondary and secondary technical educators and administrators. Sessions will include the latest on new technologies, issues, ideas and strategies for your classrooms. You will leave with concepts to enhance your programs. We hope that you will take advantage of the opportunity to network and to exchange ideas with other technical education professionals from around the country.

Registration is just $398.00 and includes many concurrent session options, 3 keynote speakers, a business & industry tour, trade show, several meals, a tour of the Gulf Coast and a one-year complimentary membership to ATEA.

The conference hotel rate is only $89.99 for April 1-3. Reservations must be made by March 14 to secure this rate. Don't hesitate -- book you room now!! Call 1-888-946-2847 and mention ATEA, or log on to www.ipbiloxi.com and use Group Code: S08602 .


Full conference information is available on the conference Web site at: http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/vocational/ATEA/homepage.htm

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