Step 1: CommitteeS Looked at websites for other conferencesS Form a committee of teachers, community members and studentsS Develop simple goalsS Determine time frameS Determine budget = 0S Conference theme/focus
Conference Moderators ProtocolBefore SessionsS Email your Presenters by May 13thS Introduce yourselfS Tell them you will be introducing them via their bio that they submittedS Offer to help upload materials, moderate chat room, answer Elluminate or Hangout questions (send by May 21st)S Ask them to send you a copy of their presentation (back up!) (send 24 hours prior to session)S Remind them that you will be in their session 20 minutes before the presentationS Remind them that they can practice with Elluminate via the link that was sent to them in their email.
Hints and TipsS Moderator in every conference roomS Moderator practices with session presenter prior to conferenceS Online tutorials (screencasts we use Screencastomatic.com) and live tutorials for presentersS Record every session (Hangout to Youtube)S No more than 3 sessions at one timeS Have 15-30 minutes between sessionsS Offer CEUs if possibleS Mobile Apps work for most of the Google tools
Funding OptionsS http://www.getedfunding.com/S http://grantwranger.comS http://www.neafoundation.org/S Local companiesS Google Donate Widget
Providing CEUsTeam with your local RESA/ISD, they are approved for providing continuing education credits (also called instructional units)