Benefits to members include
• Working relationships and formal alliances with outstanding technical colleges
• A test bed to experiment with new and innovative training concepts
• A means to interact and learn from organizations in other nations
• Access to potential partners in other regions
• International recognition in all TA3 printed materials
• Participation in international meetings and conferences

Benefits to regional economies
• Enhancing the TA3’s ability to move projects to scale more quickly
• Facilitating broader base of institutional participation in projects
• Expanding opportunities for international business alliances
• Enabling closer contacts and opportunities for learning from a wider range of experiences
• Promoting greater participation by underrepresented populations in technical occupations
• Strengthening technical skills in the labor force, particularly in weaker regions
• Improving services and skills in SMEs

The thematic regular international meetings alternate between the U.S. and Europe. They provide an important time and venue to build make connections and find common interests. The TA3 is a membership organization supported largely by dues of $1,800 per year. Registration and most meals for the international meetings and other services are provided free of charge to members. Also included in the memberships fee are quarterly newsletters, “TA3 Connections,” sharing of other interesting and relevant best practices and news and a potential fall policy forum in Washington, DC.

US Schools

Dallas Community College District · Dallas, Texas

Ivy Tech Community College · Indianapolis, Indiana

Lawson State Community College · Birmingham, Alabama

Lurleen B. Wallace Community College · Andalusia, Alabama

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College · Green Bay, Wisconsin

Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center · Middlebury, Vermont

South Central College  · North Mankato, Minnesota

York Technical College · Rock Hill, South Carolina

European Schools

Belfast Met · Belfast, Northern Ireland

Da Vinci College · Dordrecht, Netherlands

EUC-Syd · Sønderborg, Denmark

EUC-Vest · Esbjerg, Denmark

Markiezaatcollege · Netherlands

Northern Regional College · Ballymena, Northern Ireland

Siemens Professional Education – Berlin · Berlin, Germany

South Eastern Regional College · Lisburn, Northern Ireland

Southern Regional College  · Armagh, Northern Ireland

South West College · Cookstown, Northern Ireland

Tampere College · Tampere, Finland

Technical College of Jutland · Hadsten, Denmark

Technical Education Copenhagen (TEC) · Frederiksberg, Denmark

Tknika · Basque Country