So, you think that Digital Games are just for kids, and just for fun? Well, we have news for you! Click on the Gamification pic on the left for more info!
2014 AzTEA Innovation Awards Recipients
- 2014 AzTEA Teacher of the Year- Pre K-12:
Susan Rodriguez, Whiteriver Unified School District
- 2014 AzTEA Outstanding Administrator:
Dr. Karen Williams, Alhambra Elem. School District
- 2014 AzTEA Ruth Catalano Friend of Technology:
- 2014 AzTEA Tech Director:
Nancy Pratt, Cave Creek Unified School District
- 2014 AzTEA Teacher of the Year- Initial Teacher Preparation: Chris Smudde,
Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Arizona State University
- 2014 AzTEA Ed Tech Specialist:
Nick Trakas, Florence Unified School District
CenturyLink Education Grant Recipients
Check out a list of the winners here!
Tech Tuesdays Webinar Series
(Will Return SY14-15)
AzTEA members can participate in webinars for FREE!
AzTEA and ASU's Learning Forever have partnered to provide a webinar series with a focus on technology integration for every classroom. The next webinar will take place on March 4th, and there will be one each month through May. All Tech Tuesdays presentations are from 4:00pm to 5:00pm.
Earn one clock hour for participation in the live webinar, and then expand your learning experience through a fun follow-up activity. All webinars are FREE of charge and AzTEA members can also participate in the optional follow up activities for FREE!
Stay tuned for more information!
The Arizona CIO/CTO Forum is seeking proposals for its 8th annual conference.
There's still time to submit and present at the 8th Annual Arizona CIO/CTO Forum, one the state's largest gatherings of K-12 CIO's and CTO's.
We're looking for a few dynamic presentations that inform Arizona IT leadership about the current challenges and opportunities school district technologists face given the upcoming PARCC assessments and implementation of Arizona's Common Core Technology standards.
The Conference Strands for 2014 are:
1. Standards and Online Assessments
2. Instructional Technology Showcase
3. Information Systems
4. Networks/Security/Emergency Planning
5. Mobile Device Management
We want to hear from you, and so do the attendees at the Arizona CIO/CTO Forum.
To be considered for this year's event, please submit presentation descriptions by May 5, 2014 via our online form: Call for Presentations
Please feel free to contact Erin Dwyer, National Conference Director, at email@example.com if you have any questions about the proposal process. We look forward to reading this year's submissions and to seeing you on October 2nd!
Attention Arizona High School Teachers and College Faculty!
Are you interested in helping students: Build 21st century workforce skills? Understand and analyze data? Engage in authentic projects that provide marketable job skills?
Now seeking participants for Advanced Geospatial Connections Promoting Advancement to Careers and Higher Education (GEOCACHE).
APPLY TODAY! Click Here for More Information!
or email Geocache.firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW COMMUNICATION FORM
Attention AzTEA Members: A new form has been created that will assist in expediting email blasts and postings to our website and social media channels. Please use this form to request the aforementioned items and the communication team will do its best to fulfill your request. Thank you! This link we will remain here for several weeks and then moved to the "Contact Us" area of the website.
Connect, Collaborate and Share at ISTE 2014.
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Arizona Technology in Education Association (AzTEA) and CenturyLink Foundation are once again partnering to distribute mini-grants to educators. To see past grants go to:
High School Teachers - Seeking participants for NSF Grant project - GEOCACHE
More info here