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TT SIG #1 ~ UDL & Assistive Technologies to Level the Playing Field

  • 17 Oct 2012
  • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • SERESC, 29 Commerce Drive, Bedford, NH
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  • For volunteers and teacher presenters.

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NHSTE (www.nhste.org) announces the first Tech Teachers Integrating Technology workshop for the 2012-13 school year.  This workshop focuses on Universal Design for Learning & Assistive Technologies to Level the Playing Field.

Every other year in the fall, NHSTE devotes the Tech Teacher SIG workshop to assistive technologies available to level the playing field for all learners.  Join us for another exciting event.

   Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2012

   Time: 8:30 to 3:30

   Location: SERESC, Bedford, NH

We have an exciting collection of exhibitors and teachers ready to share their information and expertise with you.  Join us for the day and come back with a bundle of ideas.

Final agenda: 

Session Descriptions:  

Approximately 16 35-minute sessions are planned  and each participant has the opportunity to attend up to four sessions.  Again this year, we are also including the Technology Playground, sponsored by our exhibitors, where you can go and test drive these exciting resources for yourself.

As in the past, your registration includes a buffet lunch and light refreshments in both the morning and afternoon.  The day ends with your feedback and comments via the evaluation process and the drawing of raffle prizes donated by our exhibitors.

Target Audience:

Technology directors, coordinators, integrators, school administrators, and teachers at all levels in every content area will not want to miss this day of teacher and exhibitor presentations.  Spend time in the "Technology Playground" and choose 4 sessions from the 16 offered during this action packed day!

Presenters & Exhibitors:

Keynote Presenter: 

What Every Educator Needs to Know about Assistive Technology presented by

Karen Janowski, Assistive Technology Consultant, EdTech  Solutions

Teacher presentations: 

  • Leveling the Playing Field with Apps for Struggling Readers & Writers  - Kathleen McClaskey
  • Using Apps to Close the Gaps - Elizabeth Curran
  • AIMing for Achievement with FREE NHAIM Resources - Diana Petschauer
  • Accessible Alternative Formats & Assistive Technologies for ALL - Diana Petschauer
  • Universal Design for Learning Tech Toolkit Exploration - Karen Janowski
  • Awesome iPad Adaptations You Can Make in Minutes - Therese Willkomm 
  • Using UDL to Support a Diverse Classroom – Susan Kessler      

Our select Exhibitors include:
  • Valley Communications/SMART
  • Monarch Technologies
  • Fire House Learning
  • TextHelp
  • Cambium Tech
  • Humanware
  • plus great raffle prizes!

Check back regularly for an updated list of presenters and workshop titles . . .

Agenda (proposed):

8:30 Registration

8:50 Welcome & Overview

9:00 Opening Session

10:00 Concurrent Session 1

11:00 Concurrent Session 2

11:45 Lunch

12:25 Post luncheon presentation

1:20 Concurrent Session 3

2:20 Concurrent Session 4

3:10 Evaluations & Raffle Drawings

The "technology playground" will be open throughout the day following the opening session. During each of the four time slots, attendees can select from one of four concurrent sessions or spend time in the "technology playground".

Participants attend up to 4 sessions from 16 different options and have the opportunity to explore in the Exhibitor Playground - open the majority of the day.

Questions???:  For more information or if you have any questions about this event please contact:

Kita Maciolek at kitam@metrocast.net or

Cyndi Dunlap at cdunlap55@comcast.net

Registration Deadline EXTENDED: 

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Registration Fees:

  • General Registration:  $60.00
  • NHSTE Premium/paid Member Registration: $50.00
  • NHSTE Event Coupons:  2 Coupon Numbers - At this time, please pay as "Off line" when registering and email the coupon numbers to office@nhste.org, your payment will then be confirmed. Thank you!

NOTE - Please remember to allow your email system to receive emails from nhsteorg@gmail.com for event updates and confirmations.

Payment Information:

During the registration process, you will be able to pay your fee by check, purchase order, NHSTE Event Coupons, or credit card. 

  • We only accept Visa or Mastercard credit cards.
  • For all other payments, follow the “Off line” payment directions.

You will receive an email confirmation within 24 hours following your completed registration.

NOTE - Please remember to allow your email system to receive emails from nhsteorg@gmail.com for event updates and confirmations.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations requested before Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 will be refunded in full.

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