The Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) will host the 20th Annual Educational Technology Conference, ETC! 2019 on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at California State University, Stanislaus (CSUS), One University Circle in Turlock. The cost is $80 and includes a light breakfast and lunch. For more information or to register online, visit etc.stancoe.org or call (209) 238-1400.
The ETC! 2019 conference is a professional development opportunity for integrating technology into education. A wide variety of sessions are offered that demonstrate how technology can support student achievement. Sessions are geared toward teachers, administrators, support staff, IT professionals, technology coordinators, and pre-service educators. The conference kicks off with live YouTube sessions on Friday, Feb. 22 starting at 5 p.m. One Continuing Education Unit will be available for those attending the conference.
The goal of the conference is to offer diverse sessions that address technology in the classroom using a variety of devices and applications. Many sessions will be covering Emerging Bilingual Education/ELL, STEM, STEAM, Podcasting, Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR), Google Apps, Web Tools, Coding, Robotics, Educational Technology, IT, Educational Leadership, and much more.
According to SCOE’s Technology Learning Resource Division Director Sally Savona, “The conference has expanded over the years and continues to be the premier regional educational technology event in the Central Valley.”