2019 NJECC Annual Technology Conference has ended

NJECC’s 33rd Annual Technology Conference ~ January 8th, 2019
Keynote ~ Dr. Michelle Schmitz, Apple Distinguished Educator, Principal
"Pioneering Change in Education" (Sponsored by Apple Education)

Dr. Schmitz is an elementary administrator who IS reimagining and rethinking education to meet the needs of today’s learner.  Schmitz is the founding principal of EPiC Elementary where Every Person is Inspired to Create, a learning environment that is redesigning education based on three pillars: Empowering Creativity, Equipping Students, and Engaging Communities.  Her mission is to challenge your thinking and provide real-world ideas that will push your students to be creative thinkers, collaborators, and innovative problem solvers.

Please see our website for more information.

Tuesday Presentations and Workshops
Join us for more than 100 presentations featuring professionals teaching in K-12 schools and universities. This year we will feature strands for Library Media Specialists, Special Education Teachers, Math Teachers and English/Language Arts Teachers. We will offer hands-on sessions and BYOD sessions. All presentations and workshops are listed below. You are free to choose from any of the sessions when you register for Tuesday, January 8th, 2019. The detailed schedule will be available mid-December. If you choose to attend our post-conference workshops, taking place on January 9th and January 10th, you must register for the sessions individually.

Hands-On Post Conference Workshops are listed below by date and time. Please choose your post conference workshops when you register.

The fee for Tuesday is $110 for NJECC members and $125 for non-members.
All individual workshops on the post conference days are $110 (member) and $125 (non-member) for each workshop.
Google Certification Preparation Workshop Level 1on post conference days is $279.00 (member) and $299.00 (non-member).

Exhibition Area:  Come visit our exhibition area to view displays and demonstrations from vendors featuring the latest in educational technology products and services.

Conference Location and Parking

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Tuesday, January 8 • 1:10pm - 2:10pm
Avenue For Change - Social Action Through Literacy and Technology

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Our session will discuss how to use literature, social media, technology platforms, social action projects, and global connectedness to instill a deeper level of empathy and citizenship both personally and digitally. Through samples of student work and student voice, attendees will understand the importance of this work after hearing their experience, learning, and reflections.

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Diana Ferrera

5th Grade, ELA Teacher, West Orange Board of Education
Diana Ferrera teaches 5th grade ELA in West Orange, New Jersey. She is an active member in the district and a part of the IGNITE team, where she helps to plan and execute the coaching of teachers on effectively integrating technology into the classroom. Diana is currently finishing... Read More →

Rebecca Giacopelli

K-5 Gifted & Talented Teacher, Roosevelt Middle School
Rebecca Giacopelli has been a teacher in the West Orange,NJ School District for over 13 years and has taught gifted education to students in grades K-7. She is a member of the West Orange Ignite team, where she helps coach teachers on how to implement technology with meaning in the... Read More →

Tuesday January 8, 2019 1:10pm - 2:10pm EST
Room 2006 Montclair State University, 1 Normal Ave, Montclair, NJ
  English/Language Arts, Session 3

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