SAE Education Board (EB)

The scope and authority of the Education Board is to develop, monitor, and approve all SAE pre-professional education programs such as K-12, scholarships, awards and recognition, accreditation activities, collegiate design series, student, and faculty programs.

ABET Relations Committee

Composition:
The Committee shall consist of nine appointed members. Three members shall be appointed each year for a three-year term. In addition, the membership shall include those appointed to serve as Representative Directors to ABET and the representatives on both the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission.

The Chair of the Committee shall be appointed from among the membership and shall serve for a two-year term. The Chair shall alternate between academia and industry representatives.

Scope/Authority:
The ABET Relations Committee functions as a liaison body between SAE and the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. In doing so, it shall have a responsibility for developing policy recommendations on engineering education affairs, coordinating the various educational interests within SAE in recommending action to the Education Board on ABET matters and assure meaningful participation by SAE in all ABET activities.

Job Product:
Oversight of SAE ABET's Accreditation activity including SAE ABET Policy Development as well as recruitment, training and performance assessment of professional evaluators for ABET accreditation programs.

Faculty Advisors Committee (FAC)

Composition:
The Faculty Advisors Committee (FAC) will consist of all faculty advisors who choose to participate and any other interested parties. An Executive Committee shall be a standing committee of the Education Board and shall consist of at least nine and no more than twelve members. The role of the Executive Committee shall be to make operational decisions on behalf of the Faculty Advisors Committee. The committee shall also have a staff liaison to handle agendas, minutes, and follow-up articles.

The Executive Committee shall consist of Chair and a Vice Chair or Immediate Past Chair and up to ten additional members. New members are appointed by the Chair with approval of the Executive Committee for a term of at least one year and not more than six consecutive years. Upon completing their sixth consecutive year on the Executive Committee, members shall not be eligible for reappointment until at least one year has elapsed.

The Chair shall serve for a two-year term. The positions of Vice Chair and Immediate Past Chair shall be one-year terms. The Vice Chair shall be appointed every odd year and the Immediate Past Chair shall serve every even year. The Vice Chair, after serving for one year, shall progress to Chair for a two-year term, and then to Immediate Past Chair for a one-year term, for a total of four years. The Chair should be a current or past faculty advisor. Time spent serving as Chair, Vice Chair, or Immediate Past Chair is not included in the six-year limitation.

Scope/Authority:
The objective of the Faculty Advisors Committee is to develop and implement plans which will assist faculty advisors of collegiate branches and clubs in their professional development and emphasize to university administrations the favorable contribution of serving as faculty advisors to their professional development. The FAC acts as a forum to provide interaction among faculty advisors and between faculty advisors and the body of SAE and to air professional concerns of the faculty advisors. Also, the FAC develops and implements plans to enhance the image of SAE on campuses and thus the stature of the faculty advisor.

Job Product:
Faculty Advisors Award Outstanding Collegiate Branch Award

K-12 Education Committee

Composition:
Representation of makeup for the K-12 Committee shall be composed of a total of not more than fifteen members. This body will consist of 1 committee chairperson, 6 engineering representatives, 6 K-12 education representatives and 2 at large positions. One of the at large positions should be involved in engineering education at the university level and the other position should be from a national professional education organization. The Committee must strive to maintain an equal representation of academia and industry professionals in the "engineering representative" category.

Scope/Authority:
The K-12 Education Committee will provide active support for all AWIM activities through its volunteer member base of knowledgeable education professionals and engineers with experience as AWIM classroom volunteers.

Job Product:
Recommendations for strategies and development of K-12 education programs.

Myers Award Board

Composition:
The award board shall consist of approximately six to nine members from industry and academia, and a Chair shall be appointed from among the members. The award board will report directly to the Education Board.

Scope/Authority:
The purpose of the Myers Award Board shall be to administer the Myers Award for Outstanding Student Paper. The board has the responsibility to develop the nomination forms, the evaluation criteria, and procedures for selecting the award recipients. It further has the responsibility to amend the policies and procedures as time/circumstances and experience gained in giving the award dictate. The award board makes the final selection of recipients from among those who apply.

Job Product:
Myers Award for Outstanding Student Paper

Ralph R. Teetor Educational Awards Committee

Composition:
The Committee shall consist of nine to fifteen members, maintaining a balance between industry and academia, appointed for a term of one year and not more than six consecutive years. The Chair of the Committee shall be appointed from among the membership and shall serve for a two-year term. The Chair shall alternate between academia and industry representatives.

Scope/Authority:
The purpose of the Teetor Educational Awards Committee shall be to administer the Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award and related programs. The Committee has the responsibility to develop the application, evaluation criteria, and procedures for selecting the award recipients. It further has the responsibility to recommend changes in the award policy as time/circumstances and experience is gained. The Committee makes the final selection each year of those to receive the award and those to participate in the Industrial Lectureship program. The Committee will develop and use a set of guidelines for administering these programs.

Job Product:
Teetor Educational Award Industrial Lectureship Program

SAE University Programs Committee

Scope/Authority:
The University Programs Committee is responsible for the oversight of, and strategic planning for, SAE's Collegiate Design Series of university level engineering competitions and all related activities. The committee is responsible for reviewing all proposals for new competitions. SAE's university competitions currently include: Aero Design, Clean Snowmobile Challenge, Formula SAE, SAE Mini Baja and Supermileage.

Composition:
The Committee shall consist of 15 to 20 members drawn from industry and education.

To facilitate the exchange of information between committees, one member of the University Programs Committee will be drawn from the Faculty Advisors/Student Chapter Committee and at least one member from each rules committee of the five competitions of Collegiate Design Series. An individual SAE member may serve as the liaison representative for more than one of these committees.

Job Product:
Oversight of the Collegiate Design Series competitions, their associated rules and procedures, to insure (1) the competitions are focused on engineering design and engineering project management education and (2) the competitions procedures, organization and operations are fair and consistent.