0 Replies Latest reply on Oct 19, 2009 12:38 PM by pkjohn1

    Want to give input on the National Ed Tech Plan?

       

       

      Help Shape the Future of Education through Technology:

      Register for October 26 NCTET Webinar featuring Jim Shelton, U.S. DoED Asst. Deputy Secretary, OII

      The U.S. Department of Education is developing a new National Educational Technology Plan<https://edtechfuture.org/> to provide a vision and concrete goals for how information and communication technologies can help transform American education. To help shape the Plan, the National Coalition for Technology in Education & Training (NCTET)<http://www.nctet.org/aboutus.htm> is sponsoring a webinar to build awareness and encourage stakeholder comment. Please share this invitation widely with all interested stakeholders. Hosted by: PBS.

      WHEN: Monday, October 26, 2009; 2-3 p.m. (ET)

      REGISTER: Space is Limited.

      https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/444929466

      KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Jim Shelton<http://www.ed.gov/news/staff/bios/shelton.html>, Assistant Deputy Secretary, Office of Innovation and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education

      AGENDA: Background, Goals/Purpose, Timeline, Opportunity to Comment, Q&A

      MORE INFORMATION:

       

      http://www.nctet.org/calendar.htm

      SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar. PC users require Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server, Vista; Macintosh® users require Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®) or newer

      ABOUT NCTET: NCTET is a nonpartisan, 501c3 organization that examines and supports the use of technology to improve education and training in America. NCTET's board and participants represent education associations, nonprofit organizations, corporations and other interested stakeholders. NCTET organizes policy briefings, conducts institutes, produces white papers and other research documents, and generally serves as a convener of education stakeholders with interest in technology. For more information, visit

       

      www.nctet.org<http://www.nctet.org/>

      . NCTET’s Board includes the following organizations: CoSN, SIIA, Bernstein Strategy Group, Alliance for Excellent Education, Apple, CCSSO, iNACOL, ISTE, McGraw Hill Education, NASBE, NCTAF, NEA, NSBA, PBS, Pearson, SETDA, Teachscape, and University of California.