2021 MACUL August Newsletter

Greetings from the Executive Director

Good evening MACUL Members:

Welcome back to the 2021-22 School Year! We know that the start of this year is filled with uncertainties, but it is also filled with hope, new faces and another chance to do great things for our students and families. 

Our goal at MACUL this fall is to support you and your practice as an educator. We look forward to seeing you at any or all of these opportunities:

  • EdgeU Virtual Learning - pick up to 100 SCECH Credits - reserve your spot by 10/1
  • Fall Student Engagement Conference - Virtual Event in partnership with TCEA, IDEA & NETA with Special Guest Pernille Ripp - 10/16
  • CSforMI - 2021 Computer Science Forum to support CS integration across Michigan - Coming to you Virtually on 11/2
  • Student Technology Showcase at the Capitol - 12/8 

We remain grateful for all the hard work that each and everyone of our members is doing on a daily basis.

Enjoy the fall season and the start of your school year!

Mark Smith

MACUL Executive Director

The 2022 MACUL Conference Call For Speakers is OPEN! To learn more about how to submit a proposal, session types and to review our proposal guides, please visit our Call For Speakers site. We will be accepting proposals until October 8th at 11:59 PM. 

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Want to earn 100 SCECHs?

MACUL has partnered with Forward Edge to bring you the EdgeU Badging program that provides professional learning anytime, anywhere and at your own pace over the next year. Register today for $85 to gain access from October 5, 2021 - October, 2022.

Did you miss the Student Technology Showcase at the Capitol last year? We did too and that's why we are excited to be back for the 20th Annual STS on December 8th. Save the date, start planning now and fill out the interest form to bring your innovative student teams to Lansing!

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MACUL's Technology Leadership Learning Area is pleased to announce a virtual book study around Liz Kolb's book Learning First, Technology Second. Participants will obtain a copy of the book and read chapters in preparation for synchronous virtual discussions starting on October 7, 2021 and concluding March 3, 2022. See below for the full schedule. Find out more!

Digital Learning Resources from our Partners

  • Google For Education: A Michigan panel event: Google Workspace for Education on Aug 26...Learn More
  • Michigan Virtual: Take a free 2-hour SEL course before Labor Day...Learn More
  • Michigan Department of Education: Announcing Fall 2021 Virtual Continuous Improvement Conference...Learn More
  • REMC Association of Michigan: Register for September Virtual Courses...Learn More
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