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ESP Committee Notes from 12.5.17 Meeting

Technology Committee Report December 4, 2017

  • NJEA Convention, 2017 Digital Boulevard Debriefing
    • Very successful. Google, STEAM Tank and Makerspace were well attended and should appear again at the 2018 NJEA Convention.
    • The committee is in the process of creating a FAQ sheet so that we can assist members, vendors and presenters easily.
    • Suggestions needed for how to increase attendance for 2018 NJEA Convention.
  • NJEA Review Technology article slated to run in the April issue.
  • Tech Stock, July 25, 2018 at Stockton University
    • Focus on Google, STEM and Coding
    • Kiker Learning, SRI & ETTC along with individual presenters are expected to provide training
  • Google Boot Camp
    • Saturday, November 18- Level 2 at ACCEA was very well attended
    • Saturday, January 20- Level 2 at NJEA Headquarters in Trenton
      • $59 early bird, $79 registration, regularly $350
      • NJEA gives PD Certificate even if no intention to become a Google Certified Educator
      • Only room for 30 participants
      • Training provided by Kiker Learning
      • During this one day learning experience, participants will learn the essentials of G Suite for Education with a focus on the skills and techniques needed to complete the online exam to achieve “Google Educator Level 2” status.
    • Saturday, March 24- Level 1 at NJEA Headquarters in Trenton
      • $59 early bird, $79 registration, regularly $350
      • NJEA gives PD Certificate even if no intention to become a Google Certified Educator
      • Only room for 30 participants
      • Training provided by Kiker Learning
      • During this one day learning experience, participants will learn the essentials of G Suite for Education with a focus on the skills and techniques needed to complete the online exam to achieve “Google Educator Level 1” status.
    • Level 2 in North Jersey being planned for April
  • Next meeting: Monday, February 12, 2018
  • Submitted by Christina Gras

Technology Committee Report
October 2, 2017

  • Tech Stock, 2017 was  a huge success
    • Scheduled for July 25, 2018 at Stockton University
    • Focus on Google and STEAM
  • NJEA Convention, 2017 Digital Boulevard
    • Major focal point this year is STEAM and Google
    • Google Boot Camp by Rich Kiker, 2 day session sold out
    • STEAM Tank with student demonstrations on Thursday 9:30-1:30, Awards 2:00-3:00
  • Google Boot Camp
    • Kiker Learning has signed a contract with NJEA and is providing workshops throughout the state
    • Saturday, November 18- Level 2- ACCEA
      • $59 early bird, $79 registration, regularly $300
      • NJEA gives PD Certificate even if no intention to become a Google Certified Educator
      • As of 10/7 only 4 people are registered
    • Planning a Level 1 in North Jersey and Level 2 in Central Jersey for 2018

    Next meeting: Monday, October 30, 2017
    Submitted by Christina Gras