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Technology Coordinators Special Interest Group


TEC-SIG is the largest SIG and was established in 1989 for the purpose of providing a means of communication between technology coordinators, instructional technology leaders, and other administrators throughout the state.The organization furnishes its members up-to-date information on legislation, happenings within the Texas Education Agency, grants, and TEC SIG activities. Members share their own technology-related experiences at three yearly meetings in an effort to educate and inform each other on what is happening in the field of technology.

Purpose

  • To encourage an active interest in technology on levels PreK-12, & higher ed throughout the state of Texas.
  • To provide an opportunity to study and keep abreast of any new trends in technology.
  • To improve teacher training programs in Texas in the area of technology.
  • To promote professional cooperation and communication between educator/staff and administrators toward realizations of sound educational achievements.
  • To provide a liaison with other organizations involved in the use of technology as an educational tool.

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Community

Members of TEC-SIG are added to the SIG's group inside of the TCEA Community after payment for their SIG membership is processed. Please allow at least 24 hours to be added to the TEC-SIG group. You will remain apart of the group until either your TCEA, or your SIG dues expire. If you have any questions regarding the Community please contact Matt Dawson at .


Upcoming Meetings and Events

TEC-SIG Fall Meeting
October 16-17

Location:
TCEA Conference Center
3100 Alvin Devane Blvd.
Austin, TX 78741

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Housing Information:
Hampton Inn Austin South
4141 Governors Row
Austin, TX 78744


Rate: $129/night
Reservations:
Go to http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/A/AUSSOHX-TEC-20141015/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG for the discounted rate.

This discounted rate will expire on September 24, 2014!

Keynote:
George Couros is the Division Principal of Innovative Teaching and Learning for Parkland School Division and an Innovative Learning and Leadership Consultant. He has worked with all levels of school from K-12 as a teacher, technology facilitator, and school administrator. He is a sought after speaker on the topic of innovative student learning and engagement and has worked with schools/organizations all over the world. George is also the creator of Connected Principals, the founder of Connected Canada, as well as the School Admin Virtual Mentor Program (#SAVMP). His focus is to help organizations create optimal learning environments for innovation within schools.

Although George is a leader in the area of innovation, his focus is always the development of leadership and people and what is best for kids. He uses humour as a way to connecting with all of those that he works with. His presentations are known to be both informative and entertaining, yet creating an emotional connection that helps people move to the next level. His mix of research, personal stories, and practical ways to implement new learning help participants feel comfortable in taking risks in their own learning. You can learn more about George at his site georgecouros.ca.

OFFICERS


President
Amy Mayer


Vice-President/President Elect
Ann DeBolt


Media
Kristy Vincent


Treasurer
Stuart Burt


Past President
Scott Floyd



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