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Fax: (323) 343-4571
     Email: elipton@calstatela.edu

Professional Activities

Recognized nationally, as one of California's leaders in technology education and graphic communications, Dr. Lipton is very active professionally, currently serving as a member of the Board of Trustees of the International Printing Museum and having served as the President of the international Technology Education Association. His service has included numerous membership on many boards and leadership positions.

American Printing History Association: 2005–present 
     Southern Califonria Chapter President (National Board Trustee): 2010-2013 
     Annual Conference Participant: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 1997 
     Annual Conference Program Committe: 2011 
     Annual Conference Presenter: 2008
 
American Society for Engineering Education: 1997–2012 
     Annual Conference Participant: 2007, 2001, 1999, 1998, 1997 
     Annual Conference Presenter: 2007, 2001 (Associate Deans’ Forum) 

Association for Career and Technical Education: 1978–2005
     Editorial and Publications Committee Chair, Technology Education Division: 2000–2002
     Editor, TED News, Technology Education Division publication: 200–2003
     Annual Conference Presenter: 2003, 2000, 1997, 1994, 1988 
     Annual Conference Participant: 2003, 2002, 2000, 1997, 1994, 1988 
 
Association of Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE): 1989–present 
     National Conference Presenter and Participant: 1996, 1995, 1989 

Belmont High School Graphic Arts Academy Advisory Board: 1996–2000 

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
    Industrial and Technology Teacher Preparation and Assessment Advisory Panel: c. 2000–2003
    Industrial and Technology Teacher Preparation and Assessment Advisory Panel: 1995–1996

 
California Council of Industrial and Technology Teacher Educators (CCITTE): 1984–1995 
     President: 1991–1995 
     Technology Education Task Force: 1992 

California Department of Education 
     Industrial and Technology Education Industry Sector, Career Technology Education Standards and Framework Team: 2004–2005
     Industry Sector Workgroup (Engineering): 1999–2000 
     Industrial and Technology Education Task Force: 1998–1999  
     Industrial and Technology Education Planning Meeting: 1993, 1994 
     Industrial Technology Education Task Forces: Elementary Education (1993–1995),  
          Framework (1993 – 1995),  Research (1993–1995), Standards (1993–1996) 
     Industrial Technology Inservice Project 
          • State Coordinator, Visual Communications–Graphics Inservice Activities: 1987–1990 
          • Inservice Advisory Committee: 1982–1984 
     Proposal Reviewer of Vocational Education Mini-Grants: 1986 

California Industrial and Technology Education Association (CITEA): 1976–present 
     Past President: 1998–1989; President: 1997–1998, President-Elect: 1996–1997;  
          Vice President: 1995–1996  
     Committee Memberships: Awards; In-Service; Legislative; Membership; Publications  
     Committee (1986–1989 [chair], 1994–1998); State Conference Planning (1996, 1994, 1992);  
     Teacher Preparation and Recruitment (1992–1993, 1994–1996 [chair]); Editor, CITEA  
     News (state publication): 1998–2000, 1984–1985
     Southern Section Past President: 1995–1997; President: 1994–1995, President-Elect: 1993–1994;  
         Vice President: 1992–1993
 
California Graphic Arts Education Association (CGAEA): 1984–2010
     Vice President: 1986–1988, Secretary: 1985–1986, Professional Growth Committee Chair: 1991–1992, 1986–1988
 
California Industrial and Technology Education Consortium, Los Angeles County Center 
     Chair, Visual Communications—Graphics: 198–1989
 
California State Fair
     Industrial Education Division Judge: 1992, 1987, 1986 

Don Bosco Technical Institute
     Graphic Communications Advisory Board (high school and community college): 1984–1996
 
East Los Angeles College 
     Engineering and Technology Advisory Committee: 1991–1995 
     Tech Prep Consortium:  1992–1995 

Epsilon Pi Tau (International Professional Honor Fraternity for Education in Technology): 1976–present 
     Distinguished Service Citation (awarded by the International Board of Trustees): 2002 
     Laureate Membership (awarded by the International Board of Trustees): 1992 
     Trustee Emeritus: 2005–present 
     Chapter Trustee: 1989–1999, 2010–2013
     Chapter Co-Trustee: 1986–1989
 
Foundation for Technology Education: 2004–2006 
     Past President: 2006–2007
     President: 2005–2006
     President-Elect: 2004–2005
 
    
International Graphic Arts Education Association (IGAEA): 1978–present 
     International Conference Presenter: 1992 
     International Conference Participant: 1992, 1979, 1978 

International Printing Museum: 2003–present 
     Member, Board of Directors
     Board Vice President:
2012present
     Board Secretary: 20082012
     Chair, Education Committee
: 2004–present 

International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA): 1976–present 
     2012 Annual Conference General Chair: 2010-201
     Past President: 2006–2007
     President: 2005–2006
     President-Elect: 2004–2005
 
     Distinguished Technology Educator Citation: 2003 
     Council on Technology Teacher Education (CTTE): 1995–present 
     International Conference Presenter: 2005, 2004, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1997, 1996, 1995 
     International Conference Delegate: 2003, 1999, 1997, 1996, 1995 

Journal of Technology Education: 2004–2006 
     Management Board: 2004–2006
    
Los Angeles Club of Printing House Craftsmen: 1976–1990 
     Scholarship Committee Chair: 1989–1991 
     Board of Directors: 1985–1986
 
Los Angeles Public Library
     Selection Committee for Printers’ Choice 
          An exhibit recognizing outstanding western-printed/designed books between 1938 and 1982: 1984
 
Los Angeles Trade Technical College
    Graphic Communications Advisory Board: 1990–1998 

Lynwood Graphic Arts Academy, Advisory Board: 1995–1997 

Pasadena Unified School District, Graphic Arts Academy Advisory Board: 1990–1997
 
Phi Delta Kappa (International Honor Society for Professional Education): 1989–2006 
     Recording Secretary, Cal State L.A. Chapter: 1987–1988 
     Treasurer, Cal State L.A. Chapter: 1988 

Phi Kappa Phi (International Honor Society): 1992–2009 
     Cal State L.A. Chapter President: 1998–1999 
     California State University Chapter Board of Directors: 1995–2003 

Printing Industries Association of Southern California 
     Educator of the Year Award: 2003
     Education Committee: 1985–2002 
     California PrintED Advisory Committee: 1992–1995 
     Sales Conference Committee: 1987 

Rounce and Coffin Club (Fine Printers, Librarians, Bookmen): 1978–2008 

Screenprinting and Graphic Imaging Association International (SGIA): 1985–2003 
     International Conference Presenter: 1999, 1998, 1996, 1994, 1992, 1989 
     International Conference Participant: 1999, 1998, 1996, 1994, 1992, 1989, 1985 

Technical Foundation of America (TFA) 
     Technology Education Leadership Development Program (Orlando, Florida): May 1994 
     Recipient of Research Funding: 1992–1995 
     Research Proposal Evaluator: 1991 

Technology for All Americans Project (International Technology Education Association) 
    Gallup Poll Advisory Committee: January 2004–2006
    Phase II Projects Standards Team: June 2001–2003

Board Memberships

Member, Board of Directors, University Auxiliary Services, Inc.,
California State University, Los Angeles:
2006-2008

Member, Board of Trustees, International Printing Museum: 2003-present
     Board Vice President: 2012–present
     Board Secretary: 2008–2012
     Chair, Education Committee:2003–present


Member, Board of Directors, International Technology Education Association: 2004-2007
     President: 2005-2006; President Elect: 2004-2005; Past President: 2006-2007
     Executive Committee: 2004-2007


Member, Foundation for Technology Education Board of Directors: 2004-2007

Member, Journal of Technology Education Management Board:
2004-2006