CLAUSSEN/FTEE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
for ITEEA TEECA Student Professional Development
LARRY JAMES CLAUSSEN, Ph.D.
August 12th, 1944 – November 18th, 2010
The Foundation for Technology and Engineering Educators (FTEE) announces the establishment of the Claussen/FTEE Scholarship. Through the generosity of donors, this scholarship is being created in memory of Larry Claussen, former technology teacher, TEECA advisor, mentor, and friend.
Dr. Larry Claussen was born August 12, 1944 in Luverne, MN. He graduated from Valley Springs (SD) High School in 1962, earned a bachelor’s degree from Southern State Teachers College in 1966, a masters degree from the University of Northern Colorado in 1982, and his PhD in Education from the University of Wyoming in 1991.
Larry’s life passion was working with young people – this was evidenced by 40-plus years in education, teaching junior high to college-level students in Springfield, SD, Hector, MN, Sioux Falls, SD, the University of Nebraska-Kearney, and Wayne State College (NE).He was active in the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) and Technology and Engineering Education Collegiate Council (TEECA), where he served as national advisor and served on the Board of Directors 2001-2003.
This scholarship’s purpose is to encourage professional development participation of undergraduate junior and senior TEECA members at the annual ITEEA Conference. The successful applicant will receive $300 to offset the expenses of attending the annual International Technology and Engineering Educators Association Conference.
Applicants must submit a completed application form, including TEECA advisor recommendation, emailed by December 1st. The application form will be made available when donation goal has been reached.
- Applicant must be an ITEEA member and register for the ITEEA Annual Conference. (Membership may be enclosed with scholarship application.)
- Applicant must be an undergraduate junior or senior TEECA member preparing to become a technology and/or engineering education teacher in Grades K-12.
- Applicant must attend conference awards ceremony at which award is presented.