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Cleveland, OH,  Nov. 6-9
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ITAA is a professional, educational association composed of scholars, educators, and students in the textile, apparel, and merchandising disciplines in higher education. ITAA welcomes professionals employed in those fields who wish to join with members of the Association in the pursuit of knowledge, interchange of ideas, and dissemination of knowledge through meetings, special events, and publications.

The International Textile and Apparel Association promotes the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge and is a primary resource for its members in strengthening leadership and service to society.

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St. Petersburg, Florida - November 14 - 18, 2017

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2018 Rutherford Teaching Challenge

The ITAA Teaching Innovation and Resources Committee invites submissions for the 2018 Rutherford Teaching Challenge. The Teaching Challenge is designed to encourage development and dissemination of innovative teaching strategies that address emerging issues in the apparel and textile field. This year’s theme is Incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) skills into the Apparel and Textiles Classroom. Submissions will be double-blind reviewed by the Teaching Innovations and Resources Committee. Winning submissions will be awarded $500 for 1st place, $300 for 2nd place and $200 for 3rd place. Winning authors will be invited to present their teaching modules at the 2018 ITAA Conference Poster Session. Please see Full Call for submission guidelines. Past winning submissions can be found here.


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