Attention Delaware TSA! The Winter Leadership Lunch on January 17th is quickly approaching! Be sure to speak with your advisers so that they can RSVP with Snehil Kumar at skumar@detsa.org by January 9th. The location is the Collette Center in Dover from 11 AM to 2 PM, and lunch will be provided.

  • Advisers! Be sure to RSVP for and attend the Winter Leadership Lunch as important information regarding the Delaware TSA State Conference will be given out.
  • Everyone that RSVPs before December 25th will receive a free TSA gift! So be sure to RSVP as soon as possible!

Hello Delaware TSA! Your state officers have been working diligently on various projects and are pleased to announce the dates for the 2015 Winter Leadership Lunch. The Lunch will be on January 17th, from 11 AM – 2 PM, at the Colette Education Resource Center in Dover . At this event, the officer team will be working with the members to aid in the development of their leaderships skills and to provide information on the state officer application process, and the duties state officers carry out.

If you are interested in attending this event, please contact your chapter advisor and RSVP with our Vice President, Snehil Kumar at skumar@detsa.org; be sure to include your name, and school in your RSVP. Be sure to do this as soon as possible so that we may have an accurate count of attendees. We have many activities planned and are very excited to be working with you! If you have any questions, feel free to contact any of the state officers.


The 2014 fall Leadership Conference has come to a close, and it can only be categorized as a huge success. All of the participating middle and high school students successfully worked to procure a better knowledge of leadership strategies, and communication techniques.

One great side effect of this conference is that it helps make every member of the Delaware Technology Student Association more adept leaders; this due to the fact that many participants are leaders in their local chapters, and will bring that knowledge back to their chapter’s members.

We are very happy with the attendance this year, and wish to thank all of the participants for working to make Delaware TSA an even better organization.

If you are interested in checking out pictures from the conference click here.


Coastal Cleanup 2014 Group

October 6-10 is National TSA Week. This is a great time to showcase your love for our awesome organization. National TSA has put together the list below of ideas of how to show your TSA pride.

  • Demonstrating your chapter’s favorite competitions
  • Field trips to local businesses
  • Open house events for parents, administrators, and local businesses
  • Submitting a “Featured Member” story for TSA’s website
  • Chapter-sponsored community service work
  • Creating a short promotional video
  • Chapter fundraisers

We hope to see some great pictures of Delaware members under the new national hashtag #ThisIsTSA.

On September 20, your state officers participated in the International Coastal Cleanup at South Bowers Beach. We picked up a countless amount of litter that would otherwise have impacted the local ecology of the beach. Working with various other groups and organizations, our location was a significantly cleaner place upon our departure.

If you are interested in participating in other service projects, check out the event list at detsa.org/service


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Many Technology Student Association members only see the competition side of TSA and never take part, or even realize that TSA has so much more than just the normal listed competitions. One of the programs TSA offers, but is not mentioned very often is the Student Achievement Program.

The Student Achievement program is an event held by national TSA that recognizes outstanding members who take part in four types of activities; the recognized activities are Leadership Development, Understanding Technology, School/Community Service, and Career/Personal Planning. Participation in each category earns the participant points, a minimum of 20 points must be earned in each achievement category and an additional 20 points must be earned from any or all of the categories (100 points total). A student earns based on their level of participation in each of these categories.

There are three categories, bronze (100 points), silver (200 points), and gold (300 points); points earned at one level count towards the next level. When a student earns a certain level, they are given a pin signifying their accomplishment, and winners are announced at the annual national awards ceremony.

This program is a great way to get more involved with TSA, and become a better student and citizen. We strongly encourage members to participate in this program. When a Delaware member wins an award like this not only does it make them look good, but it also makes the entire state look good as a whole.

All of the information in this news post and more can be found here.