There are several great education conferences coming up in March and June of this year that are supported by our department. You can find details about these conferences below.
The Utah Coalition for Educational Technology is holding their annual conference on March 17 & 18, 2016 at the University of Utah. This conference provides many hands-on breakout sessions on ways to utilize technology in teaching and learning, and is perfect for educators of every grade level or subject area who are interested in technology integration. Their theme for the March conference is “Tech Madness,” with Thurl Bailey and Ginger Lewman as featured keynote speakers. For more information, registration links, or to submit a presentation proposal, visit their conference page: https://www.ucet.org/conference/.
Date: March 18, 2016
Location: Jordan Commons in Sandy, Utah
Conference Website: http://www.uelmaconference.org/
The Utah Educational Library Media Association will hold their next conference on March 18, 2016 at the Larry H. Miller Megaplex at Jordan Commons. This conference provides a full day of professional development focused on the needs of library media teachers and paraprofessionals. This year’s conference theme is “Plotting Your Course in a World of Change.” For more information and registration links, visit their conference page: http://www.uelmaconference.org/.
Utah Summit Featuring Google for Education
Dates: June 16-17, 2016
Location: Granite Education Center in Salt Lake City, Utah
Conference Website: http://ut.gafesummit.com/2016
The EdTechTeam, a partner of Google Apps for Education, is bringing their Google Summit to Utah in June 2016. This two-day conference, with additional optional deep-dive workshops on June 15, is for any educator interested in learning more about how to utilize Google Apps for Education tools to promote student learning. As we are the hosting organization, a special discounted registration is available for Granite School District staff members. (Click here and login with your district account to see the promo code for Granite staff.) For more information on this conference and to register, please visit the conference page: http://ut.gafesummit.com/2016.