NJECC is Proud to Announce The 2017 NJ Statewide Educational Technology Conference

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Are you ready for the Future of Education?

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. 

YOU MAY REGISTER ONSITE AT THE STUDENT CENTER.

THERE IS ROOM IN ALL WED. & THURSDAY WORKSHOPS EXCEPT “MAKERSPACE, THINKERSPACE”

Conference Agenda
January 10, 11 and 12, 2017 @ Montclair State University
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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Conference Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8:00 AM – 9:30 AM   Student Center

Breakfast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8:00 AM – 9:00 AM   Student Center

Welcome and Keynote Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9:00 AM – 10:30 AM University Hall Conference Center 7th Floor

Registration Cost: $110.00 ($95.00 for NJECC Members)
Includes Breakfast & Lunch, Access To Keynote, General Presentations, Workshops and Ignite Session for Tuesday ONLY

Breakfast, Vendor Showcase & Keynote
Location: Student Center Cafeteria and Ballroom

This year’s conference keynote will be delivered by Ms. Alice Keeler.  Ms. Keeler holds a Masters in Educational Media Design and Technology and is a Google Certified Teacher, New Media Consortium K12 Ambassador, Microsoft Innovative Educator and Online and Bkeelerlended Learning certified educator. She is  the co-author of the books 50 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom and 50 Things To Go Further With Google Classroom, A Student-Centered Approach, both of which continue to be top sellers on Amazon in the Computers and Technology Education section.

Ms. Keeler has also taught high school math for 14 years and currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Curriculum, Instruction and Technology at California State University- Fresno. Ms. Keeler has developed and taught online K12 courses, as well as the course for Innovative Educator Advanced Studies Certification (cue.org/ieasc). She has participated on collaborative teams for Google working on projects such as YouTube teachers and Google Play for Education. She has served on the New Media Consortium Horizon report advisory panel for 2013, 2014, and 2015 (http://goo.gl/iTM15) and has been a lesson developer for Bing in the classroom.

Ms. Keeler believes in the importance of professional connectivity and as a result founded #coffeeEDU (coffeeEDU.org) and #profchat, two powerful communities for educators to collaborate and share innovative new ideas. Ms. Keeler tweets @alicekeeler and blogs at alicekeeler.com. (Source: Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc.)

General Presentations & Workshops, Library/Media Specialist and Gifted and Talented Teacher Strands
Location: University Hall First and Second Floor Lecture Halls, Classrooms and ADP Center Labs

We are pleased to announce that we will be offering 110 individual presentation sessions including 30 hands-on sessions as well as 12 sessions supporting our  Library/Media Specialist strand and 11 sessions supporting our Gifted and Talented strand. Please be reminded that conference attendees can engage in any sessions that they are interested in throughout the day.

Please note that lunch will be served back in the student center cafeteria during which time participants may also  peruse our vendor showcase.

Ignite Session and Vendor Raffle
Location: Lecture Hall 1070, First Floor, University Hall

Cap this exciting day off by watching five passionate New Jersey Educators and Educational Technology Thought Leaders share their knowledge and expertise in rapid-fire five-minute presentations followed by our always popular vendor raffle where you could win some great tools and resources you can bring back to your school and classroom including the grand prize SmartBoard.

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Wednesday, January 11 & Thursday, January 12

Registration Cost:
$110 ($95.00 for NJECC Members) for each Hands-On Workshop (not including Google Educator Certification Boot Camps)
$299 Google Educator Level 1 Certification Bootcamp
$199 Google Educator Level 2 Certification Bootcamp

All payments should be sent to the NJECC address at the bottom of this page.

Hands-On Workshops & Google Educator Certification Boot Camps (Level 1 and Level 2)
Location: ADP Center Labs, First Floor, University Hall

Join us on Wednesday and Thursday for two intense days of hands-on learning with some of the most talented educators in New Jersey leading practical workshops showcasing resources and developing skills using educational technology tools that will change teaching and learning in your classroom.  In addition, we are excited to announce that we have partnered with nationally known Google Apps for Education trainers EdTechTeam to offer our first ever Google Educator Certification Bootcamps.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
AM PM
Google Educator Level 1 Certification Bootcamp Google Educator Level 1 Certification Bootcamp Cont.
Google Educator Level 2 Certification Bootcamp Google Educator Level 2 Certification Bootcamp
Coding in Schools: Learn to Code, Code to Learn
Google Forms Using “Engaging” Google Applications for Presentations
Making is Elementary, My Dear Watson  
   
Thursday, January 12, 2017
AM PM
Google Educator Level 1 Certification Bootcamp Cont. Google Educator Level 1 Certification Bootcamp Cont.
Flipped Classroom Go Open- Open Educational Resources
Introduction to G Suite Introduction to Scratch Programming
Google Classroom Customized Education in a Digital World
Makerspace…More Like Thinkerspace….Not Just for Recess STEM Applications Using TinkerCAD


Please note that a light continental breakfast will be served on both days but participants will be on their own for lunch at either the on-campus Red Hawk Diner or Cafe’ Diem located in the university library. 

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If Montclair State University is open, the conference will run. Listen to  local radio stations for updates or go to www.montclair.edu for information on university closings.

NJECC Address for Payment:

NJECC, Inc. 549A Pompton Ave, Ste. 310, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009