from the front of lines of Kentucky Education Technology.
10, 2014. This mostly-monthly newsletter contains
information from the KySTE Board meetings, and other sources. Look below for
the latest news from the
Kentucky Society for
Technology in Education.
KySTE15 Application to Present
Window Now Open!
Have you ever attended a conference and complained about the
strength of the presenters? ...about the registration costs? Apply
to present at KySTE 2015 -- be a part of
the solution, and get free registration!
Transformation" (2014 Fall Event) Registration
still open! See
at left for more.
the ISTE-Verizon Mobile Learning Academy
wonderful free professional learning
opportunity for K-12 public, private and charter schools in the United
States that will help school teams of teachers, tech coaches and
administrators prepare for successfully integrating mobile technology
into learning and teaching. Teams of educators will work together to
make the pedagogical and cultural change necessary to leverage mobile
technology to improve and accelerate student learning. This program is
funded by the Verizon Foundation and is limited to United States’
schools only, as per their commitment to the White House’s Connected
Program. ISTE is inviting school teams from across the continental
United States to apply to participate in the first phase of the
program. Learn more and apply here: http://iste.org/vmla.
From the KySTE Conference Call, Monday, September 8
committee is in charge of planning and managing KySTE's financial
needs, and is chaired by Matthew Constant, KySTE Treasurer. The
"loss" this month is largely due to disbursed KySTE Outreach
Checking and Savings: $$256,619.61,
income (loss) for August:
committee is in charge of planning KySTE events, including the Fall
Event and Spring Conference.
Fall Event): Registration
is still open! Watch the Fall
Training Event page on kyste.org for a matrix of sessions,
2015 (March 4-6):
Erin Waggoner announced the selection of Leslie Fisher for
this year's conference featured presenter. Leslie will be contributing to
sessions during the pre-conference workshops on Wednesday, and
concurrent sessions Thursday. (More on Leslie in future editions of the Members Update.)
Director Gary Grant reported that exhibit hall sales are ahead of last
to present! Only a handful of presenters have
applied. For more information, -- see above for more.
committee, chaired by Parliamentarian Susan Vincentz, is charged with
managing the organization's Bylaw, and Policy and Procedures. With the
help of the KySTE Board, she will be organizing a timeline of Board and
committee chair responsibilities.
Awards, and Marketing committees had
no new items for this