So You Want To Attend A Conference (without slide notes)


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You’ve just learned about a wonderful conference. You feel that it offers opportunity for professional - and personal - growth. How do you convince your supervisor of the value of this opportunity?

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So You Want To Attend A Conference (without slide notes)

  1. 1. by Diane Cordell “TVintage Luggage Parmiters Antiques Southsea Reduxext”
  2. 2. Because sometimes... “virtual” just isn’t enough. “dream on”
  3. 3. You may encounter some “resistance” to the idea. “what?!?!”
  4. 4. Don’t just sit back and hope for the best! “Help for some decisions”
  5. 5. Use some persuasion points: “A prickly personality”
  6. 6. Inspiration “forever joy...”
  7. 7. Networking “Happy crowd”
  8. 8. Presenting “Visual Tools for Public Speaking”
  9. 9. Exploring & Gathering “ALA Conference 2009 Exhibition Hall”
  10. 10. And when you return home... And when you return... “The Flight Home”
  11. 11. Sharing “Sharing”
  12. 12. ...with students “Skyping in Mr. Silversides’ Classroom” “AASL 2009 Gaming with Chris Harris” “Civil War Sallie” “Geocaching” “The Alice Project”
  13. 13. ...with staff, administrators, the BOE, parents and community members. “Faculty Meeting”
  14. 14. Take time to reflect on your experiences. “The self image”
  15. 15. Continue the conversations. “Frosty Morning Web”
  16. 16. Should you attend on your own nickel? “Business and Pleasure”
  17. 17. Weigh the possibilities. “Large set of balance scales”
  18. 18. Is there a conference in YOUR future? “Pandora”
  19. 19. Image Credits Slide 1: Slide 2: Slide 3: Slide 4: Slide 5: Slide 6: Slide 7: Slide 8: Slide 9: Slide10: Slide11: Slide12: Slide13: Slide14: Slide15: Slide16: Slide17: Slide18:
  20. 20. On Twitter, Plurk, Flickr: dmcordell Blogging at Journeys: