Tuesday, July 1, 2014

2016 OCCUE TechFest Registration is now OPEN!

OCCUE 2016 TechFest on February 6, 2016 
Thank you for attending our event on Saturday. Please give us your feedback on the event. This link will be open for the next two weeks. Feb. 20. Then one submission will be chosen to win a iShuffle. 

We are proud to announce our Keynote speaker Sylvia Martinez
Keynote Title: A Global Revolution Goes to School: The Maker Movement 
Sylvia Martinez is a maker, mom, engineer, and the co-author of the book, Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom, called “the bible of the classroom maker movement”. Sylvia speaks to and works with schools around the world 
evangelizing authentic, inclusive use of technology across the curriculum. She is president of Constructing Modern Knowledge Press, creating books and professional development advocating using modern technology for learning. Sylvia is also a mentor/advisor to the NSF-funded FabLearn Fellows program at Stanford University. Prior to that, Sylvia ran the educational non-profit Generation YES, designed and programmed educational software and video games, and was an aerospace engineer specializing in GPS navigation and high frequency receiver systems.

Spotlight Speaker is Kelly Hines from Discovery Education 

After spending 15 years as National Board Certified classroom teacher, gifted education specialist, and professional development trainer, Kelly Hines joined the team at Discovery Education to empower educators through Community Engagement. Kelly works with teachers and school districts across the United States to bridge connections and engage educators in the power of connected learning, as well as the impact of empowered and elevated teacher-leaders.

Spend the day meeting with other educators around Orange County as we celebrate learning and professional growth. 

We are bringing back our 101-Strand for educators who are new to any type of technology that is offered. Don't know much about iPads or Chromebooks? Take the iPad 101 or Chromebook 101 sessions. Don't know much about Google or Google Classroom? Take the Google 101 sessions. And so much more...

As always, we will also offer advanced sessions where experienced users can get geeky with technology.

With sessions at every digital level, great food, amazing raffle prizes, and good friends...how can you say no?

Ready to sign-up? Simply click the REGISTER tab above.

Are you a vendor? Click Here!

We'll see you soon!

- OCCUE Board of Directors