Monday, September 14, 2015

Getting the Tech Support You Need #tecsig (Plz RT) @tcea

Are you a CTO, technical support or Instructional Technologist in Texas schools? Then you'll want to attend the inexpensive TCEA Technology Education Coordinators Special Interest Group (TEC-SIG) meeting taking place October 8 and 9, 2015!

View the agenda online...

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TEC-SIG Fall Meeting Agenda
Thursday-Friday, October 8-9, 2015
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8:00-8:45 Registration & Breakfast
8:45-9:00 Welcome & TECSIG Announcements
9:00-9:45  Keynote Session “Transforming Learning....One Voice at a Time” by Shannon Miller
9:45 - 10:00 Break & Get Connected
10:00-11:50 Breakout Sessions
Inspiration A
Inspiration B
Session 1 - 10:00 - 10:50am
Presenter: Hal Speed & Kim Garcia
Hacked PD
Presenter: Joel Adkins
Managing Your Classroom with Atlas Learning
Presenter: Kristi Hinze & Tom Spall
Get Down with the Best Google Add-ons for Educators
Presenter: Amy Mayer
Session 2 - 11:00 - 11:50am
Hour of Code
Presenter: Kellie Lahey
Digital Signage Using Google Sign Builder
Presenter: Kim Strauss
Google Sys Admin
Presenter: Mike Wallace
Bringing a New "Voice" To Schools, Libraries and Education Through Makerspaces
Presenter: Shannon Miller
12:00-1:00 Lunch
Inspiration A
Inspiration B
Session 3 - 1:00 - 1:50 PM
If They Make It, They Will Learn: Makey Makey/Scratch
Presenter: Juan Orozco
Amazing DIGITAL Tools and Apps That Will Engage Your Students & Promote Creativity
Presenter: Shannon Miller
Google Console and/or Chromebook implementation (panel discussion)
Facilitator: Mike Wallace
Collegial Coaching for Technology Integration
Presenters: Dr. Dawn Wilson and Dr. Katie Alaniz
Session 4 - 2:00 - 2:50 PM
Basic Google Apps Scripts
Presenter: Richard Lombardo
The Changing Role of Instructional Technology Specialists
Presenter: Elizabeth Langer & Doug Shudde
Enhancing Efficiency with APQC Processes
Presenter: Mark Gabehart
2:50 - 3:10 Break sponsored by Atlas Learning
3:10-3:30 Legislative Update - Jennifer Bergland
3:30 -3:45 Dinner Plans & Door Prizes
3:45-5:45 Free time
5:45-9:00 Dinner Sponsored by ARC

Friday, 8/9/2015
8:00-8:40 Breakfast & Networking
8:40 - 8:45 TEC-SIG Treasurer’s Report & Discussion about Spring Meeting
8:45 - 9:00  TCEA Update
9:00 - 9:45 Featured Speakers: IBM Watson Project Design Team
9:45 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 10:30 TEA Update
10:30 - 11:00 eRate Update

11:00 - 11:15 Closing & Door Prizes

Everything posted on Miguel Guhlin's blogs/wikis are his personal opinion and do not necessarily represent the views of his employer(s) or its clients. Note that Miguel Guhlin is currently vice-president/president-elect of TCEA TEC-SIG organization, a non-profit focused on helping educational technology staff support PreK-16 students and staff learn with technology. Read Full Disclosure

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