The VSTE Board of Directors and Conference Committee are excited to have you join us at the 32nd Annual Technology in Education Conference. #VSTE17 promises to be the best ever.

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Monday, December 4 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tips and Tricks: Navigating your Role as an ITRT

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Get ready, get set, go!!! Oh wait, what are you supposed to do now? It’s easy to get caught standing still in the beginning of a school year as an Instructional Technology Specialist or Resource Teacher. Where do you begin? How do you engage teachers? Better yet, how do you empower students and learning if you don’t have your own classroom and students?

Well, we are here to help! We will show you a few tips and tricks that we used to navigate our first few years as ITRTs. From Google Apps to tracking Professional Development, From One-to-One Schools to schools without... we are here to ignite your flame before it burns out!

Come learn how Google Forms, Docs, and add-ons like Autocrat can help you manage paperwork and meet your teachers where their needs are. Not only can they reach out and request one-on-one support, but they can get immediate feedback! Learn how to tackle the hurdles of communication with automated emails and contact logs.

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Kimberly Brunson

Intructional Technology (ITRT/ITS/TIS), Norfolk Public Schools
I've been with Norfolk since August 2000... my first love was Chemistry - and then I got bit with the technology bug and became an ITRT in 2006. I love assisting people with working smarter, not harder with tech.
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Jessica Olsen

ITRT, Norfolk Public Schools
This is my sixth year working as an ITRT in Norfolk Public Schools. Before becoming an ITRT, I was a classroom teacher for ten years. While most of my experience has been in 4th and 5th grades, I've also taught 1st and 2nd grades in Virginia. I'm a strong believer in "Where there's... Read More →
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Darnita Woodhouse

District ITRT, Norfolk Public Schools
Darnita Woodhouse grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia in her pre-teen years then relocated with her parents to Deep Creek in the city of Chesapeake, Virginia. She was awarded Teacher of the Year twice at schools in Norfolk Public Schools (in the city of Norfolk, Virginia). In addition... Read More →

Monday December 4, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm EST
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