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Galt House Data Breach




To: all KySTE 2017 attendees It has recently come to our attention that the Galt House Hotel experienced a credit card security breach during the time that the KySTE Conference was held there (March 2017). This security breach may have resulted in credit card data of some hotel guests being compromised during their stay at the Galt House. The breach occurred between December 21, 2016 and April 11, 2017. Please see the link below for the more information from the Galt House:




You may call 1-866-815-1914 to find out if your information was compromised. This is a dedicated call center that is simple to use. Also please continue to monitor your credit card activity on a regular basis.

KySTE 2017 YouTube Live Sessions

Thanks to the STLP Student Engineers for producing these four YouTube Live videos. Check out the sessions.

New Board Members

The election results are in! Help us welcome to the new and/or returning Board members, terms starting July 1, 2017:

  • Vice President: Matthew Constant
  • Treasurer: Erin Waggoner
  • Parliamentarian: Diana McGhee
  • ISTE Liaison: Mary Ann Rankin
  • Region 1 Representative: Michael Boyd
  • Region 3 Representative: Sharis Lattimore
  • Region 5 Representative: Amy Johns
  • Region 7 Representative: Andrew Conyers
2017 Elections - Voting Open

Current KySTE members can now cast their votes for the following positions: Vice President, Treasurer, Parliamentarian, and ISTE Liaison.  Region 1, 3, 5, and 7 representatives are elected by the region's CIO/DTCs.  Check out the candidate statements and résumés HERE and watch your email for an invitation to vote!

KySTE Hires New Executive Director Lorena Webb

On January 19th, 2017 the Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE) Board unanimously voted to hire Lorena Webb as its Executive Director.  Webb will retire from her position as Library Media Specialist from the Madison County Schools on June 30th to assume the new KySTE duties.

Call for Board Nominations

Join the KySTE Team!  Nominate yourself or others to fill one of the 8 open board positions for the 2017-2018 year!  Learn more HERE.

Seeking Executive Director

The Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE) is currently seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director.  This is a part time position and the salary will be based upon the individual’s experience.  This individual would need to be ready to begin his/her position on July 1, 2017.  We would ask that by that time the individual no longer be working full time at any other place of employment.

#KySTE17 Registration Open

Registration is now open for #KySTE17.  The link above includes the online registration form, pdf registration form, and fee and payment information.  Click here to register now!

Call for Presenters

KySTE 2017, the conference of the Kentucky Society of Technology in Education, invites to you to present.  Nearly 2,000 teachers, administrators, and technology leaders will be in attendance.  Share your methods, experiences, initiatives, and successes!  Approved presenters attend the conference for FREE!

KySTE Fall Training Event

Registration is now open for the 2016 KySTE Fall Training Event! 

This year's Fall Event will be held on Wednesday, October 26th.  The event will be held from 9:00 - 4:00 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel near the Airport in Louisville. All are welcomed to attend as we explore the history of KETS (Kentucky Educational Technology System) and current topics pertinent to all of those who assist our educators in using technology effectively to meet the needs of today's students.  CIO's / DTCs as well as instructional technology support staff will come together to learn about hot topics and how all comes together in the world of technology.  Session topics include timelines and reporting, digital security, Microsoft Imagine Academy, STLP, and the popular topic of "How Not to Get Fired!"