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Welcome!

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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Sunday, December 3
 

4:30pm

Tech Activist: Superhero-in-Training

We live in a world with a lot of problems, but we also live in a time with powerful technology tools to help us create solutions. As technology educators, we possess a superpower, the ability to inspire the next generation in technology. And in the words of Peter Parker’s Uncle Ben, with “great power comes great responsibility”. How do we super empower students and teachers to tackle these real-world problems and wield their technology powers for good? I’ll share some things I’ve learned as a superhero-in-training working with students at St. Anne’s-Belfield school, Tech-Girls and beyond.


Speakers
avatar for Kim Wilkens

Kim Wilkens

Computer Teacher, St. Anne’s-Belfield School
I'm passionate about transforming technology users into technology creators, collaborators & activists.


Sunday December 3, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Crystal Ballroom
 
Tuesday, December 5
 

1:15pm

Spotlight Session: VSTE Demo Slam Finals Plus Ignite Talks
The 2nd Annual VSTE Demo Slam finals will take place during the closing sesion. The finalists will be chosen during the Demo Slam try outs on Monday morning at 9:45 AM in Buck Mountain. 

Following the slam, speakers will present Ignite Talks. These rapid fire presentations will focus on the speaker's learning at the conference and their plans for the future. 

Speakers
avatar for Samuel Wightman

Samuel Wightman

Instructional Technology Coordinator, Arlington County Public Schools


Tuesday December 5, 2017 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Crystal Ballroom

2:15pm

Closing Session: Thanks Yous & Door Prizes
The famous VSTE closing session...a few thank yous to the people who work hard to bring you the conference followed by the door prize extravaganza!

Tuesday December 5, 2017 2:15pm - 2:45pm
Crystal Ballroom