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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Dan Borghoff

Hackensack Public Schools
STEM/Makerspace Teacher
Greater New York City Area
Dan Borghoff is an edtech specialist, teacher, and maker, currently teaching STEM Design at Hackensack Middle School in Hackensack, NJ. His work with developing student-driven MakerSpaces has been featured on programs like the “NJEA Classroom CloseUp” series as well as the local “NJ Caucus” panel show with Steve Adubato. He has presented workshops at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference, spoken at many EdTech conferences and conventions throughout the tri-state area, and presented at numerous EdCamps over the past few years. An active EdCamp Organizer, he is part of a team that created and runs the popular EdCamp Urban in Hudson County, NJ. He’s also a certified Raspberry Pi Educator.

Dan is also the Education Coordinator at the Maker Depot Academy in Totowa, NJ, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, where he works with a team of top teachers and makers to help spread the “Maker Mindset” all over the New York metropolitan tri-state area. MDA works to develop educational programs, build professional development programs and design ”Maker" themed classes and projects for students, teachers, school districts, and community groups.

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, January 8

2:20pm EST