Thank you for a Great LACUE Conference
A big thank you goes out to all of our sponsors, presenters, award winners, and attendees for making the 2017 LACUE Conference such a big success. We have heard nothing but good things from all of you, and we look forward to seeing you back next year. So save the dates of November 27th-29th, 2018!

The Maker Space was THE Place!
We had a BLAST at the first ever LACUE maker space! Conference participants explored robotics, coding, 3D printing, maker and engineering activities, and so much more. Teachers from across the state submitted student and teacher-made creations for the first ever cardboard challenge. It was a wonderful atmosphere of networking and sharing throughout the two days of the conference. We are looking forward to a bigger and better maker space next year. Until then, you can still access all of the resources at the LACUE website:   https://www.lacue.org/domain/48.

LACUE Instagram Contest Winners!






2017 LACUE State Award Winners
Last month, we shared all of our regional award winners for 2017. This month, it's our honor to congratulate our state-wide winners. These winners include:

Educator of the Year
Valerie Burton, West Jefferson High School, Jefferson Parish

Elementary School Teacher of the Year
Lori Porter, Dozier Elementary, Vermilion Parish

Middle School Teacher of the Year

Courtney Dumas, Gonzales Middle School, Ascension Parish

Secondary School Teacher of the Year

Timothy Butler, Woodlawn Leadership Academy, Caddo Parish

Post-Secondary School Teacher of the Year
Amber Hale, McNeese State University, Calcasieu Parish

Leader of the Year

Derik Thompson, Annunciation Catholic School, Arch. of New Orleans/Orleans Parish

Region 7 Mini-LACUE Conference
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Region 2 Mini-LACUE Conference
The Region II Mini LACUE Conference will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Port Allen High School from 8:00am to 2:00pm. Register at region2minilacue.weebly.com before January 1st for $10.00.


Join ISTE and Save $35 Through December 31st
LACUE is a valued affiliate of ISTE, the International Society for Technology in Education. Even though you are a LACUE member, you may not yet be a member of ISTE. Did you know there are many benefits to being an ISTE member: access free videos and content from many of the most popular sessions at the ISTE conference; join any of ISTE's 25 Professional Learning Networks and access free PD and expertise year round; discounts on ISTE books and resources; stay in the know about edtech hot topics and leadership; and so much more.
 
Now you can join ISTE and save $35! But hurry, the offer is only good through December 31. Go to iste.org/join and use  coupon code LACUE18   to get your $35 discount on a new or renewing ISTE Basic or Premium membership.

Register Now for ISTE 2018
Registration for the ISTE 2018 conference is now open. By registering before March 1st, you guarantee yourself a spot at this year's event at its best rate. There are even more savings benefits if you are an ISTE member or if you're coming with a group. Click here for more details.



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