The Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) is hosting the 17th Annual Educational Technology Conference (ETC) 2016 on Feb. 27 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at California State University Stanislaus (CSUS) One University Circle, Turlock. The ETC 2016 conference is a professional development opportunity for integrating technology into education. A wide variety of sessions will be offered that demonstrate how technology can support student achievement. Sessions are geared to teachers, administrators, support staff, IT professionals, technology coordinators and pre-service educators.
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 offered including Google Apps, Web Tools, Coding, Robotics, Special Education, etc.
According to SCOE’s Technology Learning Resource Director Sally Savona, the conference has expanded over the years requiring the move to CSUS to accommodate the number of attendees and ensure a positive learning experience.
“Over 1000 attendees participated in last year’s event at CSUS and we look forward to having more attend this year,” said Savona. “The numbers of sessions continue to increase as we offered 120 sessions last year and plan to add many more this year.”
The cost is $80, and includes conference materials and lunch. For more information, a complete listing of classes and to register online, visit bit.ly/scoeetc2016 or call 209-238-1425.
Sponsors of the conference are SCOE, Educational Technology Center, and CSU Stanislaus with support from local educational partners. Corporate sponsors include: Data Path Inc., DecoTech Systems Inc., DGI, ECS Imaging Inc., IVS Computer Technology, McGraw Hill, Mimio, Moore Educational Resources, and Ray Morgan.