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Dr.Johnny J Moye


Johnny J Moye, Ph.D. DTE

Senior Fellow, International Technology and Engineering Educators Association


Dr. Moye is a 27-year U.S. Navy veteran. He earned the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer and among other awards received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal. In 2003 he received his Masters Degree in Education from Old Dominion University and became a high school technology education teacher. In 2009 he earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree, also from Old Dominion University. In 2008 the Virginia Technology Education Association (VTEA) recognized Dr. Moye as the High School Technology Education Teacher of the Year. In March 2009 ITEEA presented Johnny with the Teacher Excellence award and the Donald Maley Outstanding Graduate Student Citation. After serving as Chesapeake (Virginia) Public Schools Supervisor of Career and Technical Education, he received the Commonwealth of Virginia Technology Education Supervisor of the Year award in 2013.


Johnny received the ITEEA Distinguished Technology Educator (DTE) designation in 2013. He was presented the Dr. Gerald F. Day authorship award in 2013 and 2016. In 2015 ITEEA presented him with the William J. Wilkinson Meritorious Service Award. Also in 2015, Dr. Moye received the Virginia Technology and Engineering Educators Association Academy of Scholars Citation. In 2018 Johnny was awarded the ITEEA Award of Distinction for excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship in technology and engineering education.


Johnny was the VTEA/VTEEA President Elect, President, and Immediate Past President from 2010 to 2013. From 2009 through 2011 Dr. Moye served as an Executive Steering Committee member for the development of the National Assessment of Educational Progress – Technology and Engineering Literacy (NAEP-TEL) Assessment. In 2015 and 2016 he performed the duties as the NAEP-TEL Achievement Level Setting Content Expert. Currently, Dr. Moye is an Old Dominion University adjunct professor, and ITEEA Senior Fellow.


Johnny has authored and published over three-dozen education related articles and given more than 30 presentations at state, national and international conferences and workshops.  He has and continues to research and publish important education related issues. He is married to the former Debra Jean Riggan of Buffalo Junction, Virginia. They both happily reside in Buffalo Junction.

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Mr. Leung Wai Yip, Antony


Antony consolidated his teaching experience and developed a teaching model, which he named SEPA.  The four essential elements in the model: Solving problem, Exploration, Presentation and Actualization (SEPA) are believed to equip the younger generation of Hong Kong with the necessary adaptability and competence to live with this ever technologically advancing world.  He was then granted with the Chief Executive’s Award for Teaching Excellence in 2009 in the Technology Education Key Learning Area.  In 2015, Antony started promoting STEMaker Education as a new way for STEM education.  STEM literacy, anthropocentric perspective and entrepreneur mindset are the three main characteristics of a STEMaker.  With the STEMaker initiative, he was granted with the Chief Executive’s Award for Teaching Excellence in the Technology Education Key Learning Area in 2018 again.


Antony is actively engaged in International Conference on Technology Education (ICTE) in the Asia Pacific Region.  Besides that, he has spoken in the conferences and he was also the Conference Vice-Chairman of ICTE 2006, Conference Co-Chairman of ICTE 2015 and organizing Committee member of ICTE 2019.


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Dr. Kuen yi LIN


Dr. Kuen-Yi Lin is a Distinguished Professor of National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan. He received his B.Ed. in Industrial Technology Education from National Kaohsiung Normal University and M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Industrial Technology Education from National Taiwan Normal University. His primary research interests involve students’ learning process of problem solving and engineering design, and Integrative STEM education. He has also received the following research awards: Distinguished Award of National Taiwan Normal University in 2017-2019, Research Award of National Taiwan Normal University in 2017, Ta-You Wu Memorial Award of Ministry of Science and Technology in 2016, Twenty-first Century Leadership Academy of International Technology and Engineering Educators Association in 2012-2013.

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Shinichi Fujita


Chairperson, International Relationship Committee, The Japan Society of Technology Education

Director, Japan Technology and Home Economics Educational Materials Association

Representative Director, ISUPET CO., LTD.

MBA from Ritsumeikan University

Ph.D from Kobe University



Dr. Yuhyun CHOI


• Education 

B.S., Chungnam National Univ., 1985, Technology Education 
M.S., Seoul National Univ., 1987,  Technology Education 
Ph.D., Seoul National Univ., 1995,  Technology Education 
• Research Experiences:
Technology Education, Problem Solving, Invention Education 
Choi, Y.H.(2017). Research of Technology Education, Hyeongsul Pub. 
Choi, Y.H.(2017). Research of Learning in Technology Education, Hyeongsul Pub. 
Choi, Y.H.(2014). Research of Invention Education, Hyeongsul Pub. 2014.
and 50 books
• Articles:
200 articles on Technology Education, Invention Education, Problem Solving


Dr. John G. Wells


Dr. John G. Wells is a Professor in the School of Education at Virginia Tech (VT) and the Program Leader and Co-creator of the Integrative STEM Education (I-STEM ED) Graduate Program at VT (https://tinyurl.com/VT-I-STEM-ED), the only such program in the USA. He earned a B.S. degree in biological sciences and a BS degree in industrial arts from Florida State University, as well as both an M.S. degree and Ph.D. in Technology Education from Virginia Tech. Dr. Wells is an internationally recognized scholar in the field of Technology and Engineering Education on Integrative STEM Education and Technological/Engineering Design Based Learning (T/E DBL). Over the past three decades his research has been focused along two distinct and closely related areas of study: (1) establishing viable I-STEM ED pedagogical models (PIRPOSAL) that represent the habits-of-mind instructional strategies of T/E DBL, and (2) evidencing the efficacy of T/E DBL practices for intentionally having students “design to understand” (D2U); promoting designerly ways of knowing and validating such pedagogical practices foster critical thinking.


Dr. Wells has been the Principal Investigator on multiple research projects generating external funding totaling in excess of 6 million dollars, has authored 6 book chapters, published 3 curriculum guides, and disseminated more than 70 articles in various scholarly journals. He has delivered more than 80 presentations and keynote addresses at international, national, state, regional, and local conferences, and more than 60 international and national professional development sessions. Dr. Wells has been the recipient of several national awards, most notably the Technology Teacher Educator of the Year from the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA), Outstanding Research Award from the Council on Technology and Engineering Teacher Education (CTETE), and the Outstanding Teacher Award from the College of Human Resources and Education.