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Advocating For Technology In Education
Advocating For Technology In Education
Advocating For Technology In Education
Advocating For Technology In Education
Advocating For Technology In Education
Advocating For Technology In Education
Advocating For Technology In Education
Advocating For Technology In Education
Advocating For Technology In Education
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Advocating For Technology In Education

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This is the presenation from the VSTE Advocacy team session at VSTE09. For more information contact advocacy@vste.org .

This is the presenation from the VSTE Advocacy team session at VSTE09. For more information contact advocacy@vste.org .

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  • 1. Advocating for Technology in Education
    From Your Classroom to the Universe
  • 2. Ally
    Promoter
    Organizer
    Supporter
    What is an Advocate?
    Believer
    Sponsor
    Campaigner
    Leader
    Activist
  • 3. Why Advocate?
    We are not just helping teachers teach and students learn; we are shaping the very future of education, one classroom at a time. . .
  • 4. For VSTE
    Technology funding
    ???
    What do we Advocate for?
    Better tech standards
    Jobs/Positions
    Better Professional Development
  • 5. Use technology!
    Share your VSTE experience
    ???
    How can we beAdvocates?
    Contact your gov’t representatives
    Post your story on the NING
    Join the Ed Tech Action Network
  • 6. State funding?
    Federal funding?
    ???
    What are the roadblocks?
    Low priority?
    Jobs/Positions?
    Lack of Professional Development?
  • 7. VSTE Advocacy Team
    Objectives:
    Promote the mission and initiatives of VSTE
    Promote effective methods of professional development and practice
    Advocate at the local, state, and federal levels for technology related issues that directly effect Virginia’s educators.
    http://vsteonline.ning.com/group/vsteadvocacyteam
  • 8. VSTE Advocacy Team
    This is a committee of the VSTE Board of Directors.
    The co chairs are the Vice Chair of the board and one other designated VSTE member.
    This team would be responsible for promoting VSTE’s advocacy efforts in a variety of venues.
    To serve on this committee, contact advocacy@vste.org
    www.vste.org
  • 9. Lao-tzu wrote:
    “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
  • 10. The future is up to YOU!

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