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Accession Number PB2013-103253
Title Transportation Security Institute: Recruiting Next Generation Professionals.
Publication Date Aug 2012
Media Count 34p
Personal Author A. Miller K. Godazi R. E. Goodwin
Abstract The Center for Transportation Training and Research (CTTR), as part of Texas Southern University (TSU), served as host for the 2012 Transportation Security Institute (TSI) in Houston and surrounding area. The 2012 Houston TSI focuses on the mission and objectives of transportation security professionals and introduces a pre-selected group of high school students to the various career opportunities within the profession. TSI provides a curriculum framework that exposes high school students to the transportation security industry via hands-on technical activities, field trips to transportation facilities, lectures by transportation professionals, and on-site seminars. Furthermore, the primary goal of TSI is to introduce exemplary secondary school students to various career opportunities in transportation security. Secondly, industry professionals will reinforce the importance of mathematics, science, and technology skills in the twenty-first century. Lastly, students will observe how public/private partnerships work to strengthen the link between today's students and future transportation security professionals.
Keywords Careers
Highway engineering
Professional development
Science education
Technology skills
Transportation industry
Transportation systems

Source Agency Department of Transportation Office of University Research
Texas Transportation Institute Texas A&M University
NTIS Subject Category 85 - Transportation
50 - Civil Engineering
92D - Education, Law, & Humanities
Corporate Author Texas Southern Univ., Houston. Center for Transportation Training and Research.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1307
Contract Number N/A

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