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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Amanda Popolo Vartabedian

New Jersey School Implementation Manager
Greater New York City Area
Amanda Vartabedian is a life-long resident of the Garden State and proud! In 2007, she graduated with a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education and Exceptionalities, and immediately dove into the education world as a special education teacher. Inspired by a family member with Autism, Amanda dedicated her entire career to teaching individuals with various developmental disabilities. From her experiences in Early Intervention services to working with young adults on the spectrum, Amanda applied her knowledge of academic content in a creative manner, quite frequently using technology to improve student motivation with limited financial resources. After obtaining her Master’s in Educational Leadership at William Paterson, Amanda was inspired to influence the culture of educational institutions on a broader scale; in addition to creating an opportunity to interact with other educators with the same passion and drive for growth. Come see her for free online resources for financial literacy, STEM, health & wellness and career readiness skills.

Amanda is the EVERFI Schools Manager in New Jersey

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, January 8

11:55am EST