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Your TIVA Membership Benefits
There are many benefits of being a member of TIVA. If you already know the benefits and want to join now just click on the link below. If you would like more information please scroll down or click on "read more below"
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TIVA Attorney: Initial legal consultation to TIVA members regarding educational concerns..
- $2,000,000 Professional Liability Insurance coverage
- Corporal Punishment
- Reimbursement of Attorney Fees
- Payment of Bail Bonds up to $1,000.
Scholarships: Awarded to T&I educators for continuing education and SkillsUSA-Texas students.
Communications: TIVA Updates sent to members with news, trends and ideas that impact the career and technical teacher. Legislative updates reports key state and federal political issues affecting career and technical education.
Professional Development: Career advancement and a lifetime commitment to professional development are characteristics of the Career & Technical Educator. TIVA offers two professional development conferences (January and July). TIVA Members receive a discount on all TIVA conference registrations. The conferences are also open to non-members. Attendees receive continuing education credit with the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC), hands-on occupational training through the support of business & industry, and may earn industry certifications/licensures. Numerous "general" sessions are offered to make you a stronger CTE teacher and enhance your educational experience at our conferences.
Registration Discounts: Active Members of TIVA receive discounts on all conference registrations.
Trade Shows: Maintain your state-of-the-art expertise by visiting the TIVA sponsored commercial exhibits at the annual summer professional improvement conferences.
Job Bank: Provides a much requested service that produces job matches between school districts and trade and industrial teachers.
Networking: Take advantage of numerous opportunities to meet with your peers and expand your circle of valuable contacts at TIVA sponsored activities.
Teamwork: TIVA Board of Directors interact with their peers, exchange information, receive advice and referrals, and gain knowledge and insight that helps members achieve their own goals and, in turn, help their students achieve theirs. Cooperates with TEA, SkillsUSA, TCTC, ACTE, SBEC, SBOE and program specific organizations to develop programs and activities that will enhance career and technical education.
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