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Leading Ed Forum
October 19 - 20, 2017
Culpeper, Virginia

Virginia Conference Featuring Apple Teacher
November 18, 2017
Falls Church, Virginia

VSTE2017: SuperEmpowering Kids & Learning
December 3 - 5, 2017
Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center, Roanoke, Virginia
 
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Computer Science Standards Available for Public Comment

The Virginia Department of Education has been working on K-12 Computer Science Standards of Learning and they are now available for review.

VDOE will hold two public hearings on the proposed K-12 Computer Science Standards of Learning.  One will be on September 6 at 7:00 pm in Roanoke and the other will be on September 20 at 7:00 pm in Richmond. Details and locations will be provided at a later time.

Public comment can also be provided online. 

BIG DEAL BOOK, AUGUST 1, 2017
VSTE partners with Bg Deal Media to bring you the best of the best in educational technology resources. From grants to competitions to new apps and activities, the Big Deal Book has something for everyone.

In this edition, you can find ways to Encourage Computational Thinking, Explore VR in the Classroom & More.

Check out some of our favorites and then browse the whole newsletter at the VSTE website.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Featured Speakers Announced: Leading Ed Forum 2017

VSTE and the Virginia Department of Education are partnering to provide two days of professional development for technology and instructional leaders. Plan to join us October 19 and 20, 2017, at Daniel Technology Center, Culpeper, Virginia.
Two nationally recognized educational technology leaders will be joining us. Ryan Imbriale, Executive Director of Innovative Learning for the Baltimore County Public Schools, will provide the opening keynote on Thursday, October 19, 2017. Joe Fredosso, USAC consultant and co-founder and COO of Mighty River, will lead a panel discussion on Friday, October 20

Registration is open now. 

Conference 2017: Call for Proposals & Super Early Bird Registration Open Now

Take advantage of the best price on the best conference: VSTE 2017 will be held December 3-5, 2017, at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center. 

Call for Proposals Open Now:

Are you a classroom teacher who is using instructional technology in an interesting and engaging way?  Are you transforming how technology is used in education?  Are your students creating and sharing their learning in ways that other students and teachers would want to hear about?

The 2017 VSTE Presentations Committee is seeking proposals from educators of all levels and backgrounds. We're looking for presentations that engage, enlighten, invigorate, transform, or motivate learners and leaders as they integrate technology into education.   Whether you are a first-time presenter or returning presenter, your presence makes a difference and we want to hear from you!

VSTE is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment in all of our endeavors for all members, participants, volunteers, partners, staff, contractors, and Board members. VSTE recognizes that its success requires certain commitments to principles of non-discrimination from all of our business partners and event participants.