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NJECC’s 34th Annual Technology Conference ~ January 14, 2020 - January 16, 2020

Our keynote speaker is Mr. Anthony Stirpe. During his career, Anthony Stirpe has been acknowledged as an innovator and pioneer in the area of English Language Arts. With more than 15 years of experience as a public-school teacher, he has been recognized by local, state, national and international organizations for his ongoing endeavors to revolutionize the traditional ELA experience. Stirpe received the 2016 Content and Curriculum Award from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), the 2017 New York State English Program of Excellence by the New York State English Council, and in 2017 he was named an Apple Distinguished Educator. This past year Stirpe was awarded the 2019 TELL Award for his work on
fostering social change through technology. We are looking forward to hearing from Mr. Stirpe. Please join us.

 Registration is now open.

Please see our website for more information.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, Presentations and Workshops (Day 1)
Join us for more than 100 presentations featuring professionals teaching in K-12 schools and universities. This year we will feature strands for Library Media Specialists, Special Education Teachers, and English/Language Arts Teachers. We will offer hands-on sessions and BYOD sessions. All presentations and workshops are listed below. You are free to choose from any of the sessions when you register for Tuesday, January 14, 2020. The detailed schedule will be available mid-December. The fee for Tuesday is $110 for NJECC members and $125 for non-members. There will be a late fee of $15.00 after January 9, 2020. Cancellations after January 9th will incur a fee of $50.00. Register 

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, Design Thinking Symposium (Day 2)
Design Thinking is a human-centered process for creative problem-solving. By adding empathy to problem-solving we can help students focus on creating for people over content. On day two of the NJECC Conference, get hands-on with Design Thinking and walk away with some practical ideas to implement it in your classroom. Registration is limited. The fee for Wednesday is $110 for NJECC members and $125 for non-members. There will be a late fee of $15.00 after January 9, 2020. Cancellations after January 9th will incur a fee of $50.00. Register 

Thursday, January 16, 2020, Workshop Day (Day 3) - Join us for Hands-On Workshops on a variety of Educational Technology Topics. We will hold AM and PM workshops. The fee for the post-conference hands-on workshops is $110.00 (members) and $125 (non-members) per workshop. There will be a late fee of $15.00 after January 9, 2020. Cancellations after January 9th will incur a fee of $50.00. Register here.

Exhibition Area: Come visit our exhibition area on the main floor of University Hall to view displays and demonstrations from vendors featuring the latest in educational technology products and services.


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Tuesday, January 14


Blended Learning Strategies for the ELA Classroom Room TBAKatie Nieves Engage. Collaborate. Empower Room TBABrianna Charles • Dani Haggerty Engaging English-Language Learners with iPad Room TBAPaul Vassak Enriching the Elementary ELA Classroom Room TBAMaureen Danovsky Entering the Poem: Using PowerPoint to Fully Immerse in Text Room TBAJohn Findura Fake News, Real News: Really Great Conversations on Discussion Boards! Room TBADebbie Kemp-Jackson • Mahua De Future-Ready Read-Alouds Room TBAIvan Kaltman Strengthening Literacy Skills with iPad Room TBAPaul Vassak The Tech in Me Room TBAEugenia Cooley YouTube Stars of Literature Room TBACaitlin Burnup • Andrew Tuttle #EdTech Throwdown Room TBANick Johnson • Eric Guise Aruba ClearPass / Avigilon Security Solutions Room TBAChris Voll • Sharon Carolan Assistive Technology in the Classroom Room TBADee Moye Hoban Best Practices for Digital Citizenship Education Room TBAShari Stein Bloomz in the Classroom: Keeping Families Connected Room TBAMarija Primiano • Kim Dalton • Christine Schouten Bring Coding to Your School with iPad Room TBAVic LaBozzetta Choosing the Right Blend Room TBAHeidi Biller • Erica Hartman Classroom Web Tools You Should Try in Your Classroom Room TBAVanessa Waxman Coding in the Classroom Room TBAJaime Allen Creative Digital Publishing Room TBAPat Flavin • Laurie Ann Moore Cybersecurity - Are we Doing Enough? Room TBASandra Paul Digital Formative Assessment Room TBAArielle Goldstein Educational Return on Technology Investment: Aligning District Goals, Data, and Professional Learning to Increase Student Engagement Room TBASean Beavers • Edward Braun Effective, Safe Researching Skills/Organization using Google Docs/Sheets Room TBALiz Schinski • Adam Ramsden • Melissa Aujero Enabling Apple Technology in the Classroom Room TBAMatt Unger Engaging STEM Learners with iPad Room TBAIan Camera Enter the MultiVRse Room TBABrian Costello Everyone Can Create—Ignite Creativity with iPad Room TBAIan Camera Explore, Play, Share! - 25 Differentiated Tech Tools For Your Learners Room TBAJamie Saponaro Exploring Augmented Reality in Education Room TBARobert Kalman Fostering Reflection with Educational Technology Room TBAStefanie Gigante From Board Games to Esports: Games in School Room TBATristan Miller Game On! Escape the Room with Google for PDs or Student Engagement. Room TBATed Samaras • Dr. Amy Arsiwala Getting Going with Google Forms Room TBAShivan Persad Google Apps for Education: Tips, Tricks, and Templates Room TBADr. Krista Welz Google Quizzes For Formative Assessment Room TBAMyra Hardy • Connie Tripi Google Slides: Beyond Presentations Room TBAAlison Franz Great Websites for Teaching and Learning Room TBAElissa Malespina Information Security Basics for Educators Room TBANathan Vincent Infusing Tech for Differentiation, Engagement, and Efficiency Room TBAJoyce Harquail Introduction to Google Sheets Room TBAMaria Castro-Alvarez iReady: Interactive Learning Room TBAIsaiah Gomez It’s Lonely at the Top. You're IT! Stop Working in a Silo! Room TBASandra Paul MakerSpaces with Dollar Store Items Room TBAJennifer Bariso Managing Education Return on Investment Room TBASusan Patterson • Adam Pearson Microsoft MakeCode: Hands-on Computing and Design Room TBARobert Kalman Microsoft: M365, Minecraft for EDU and Surface! Room TBAAlfred Silva Moving to Voice- Amazon Alexa in the Classroom Room TBABrian Friedlander OnCourse Presentation Room TBASam Morgan Organize, Interact, Collaborate, and Engage! Room TBASarah Lowey • Lauren DiCicco Putting Students in the Driver's Seat with Blended Learning Room TBAKristy Braschi Realize the Full Potential of the Internet: WebQuests Room TBATom Walsh Revitalize Your Middle School Media Center Room TBAMary Joy Falcone • Aimee Toth Sketchnoting: Purposeful Doodling That Integrates Both Sides of the Brain Room TBAJulie Matz • Bev Tindall Social and Emotional Learning Dashboard Room TBAAlfonso Gonnella Student Podcasting Room TBANick Johnson • Eric Guise Student Technology Literacy - Leveling Up Room TBAMaureen Carroll • Dee Ross Kalman Teach Your Class Wirelessly -- Don't be Stuck Up Front Room TBATheodore Ragavas Tech Tools for Student Engagement Room TBARenee Sudol Technology Together: A Collaboration with Speech and Enrichment TBADarlyne Kelleher • Leslie Rochman TEQ Presentation Room TBAPeter Kurtz The 21st Century Approach to STEM, Digital Wellness, & Career Exploration TBAChloe Sanducci The Three R’s... of Google Forms: Reduce, Refine, Recapture Time Room TBASean Beavers TinkerCAD for Beginners Room TBATed Malin Unplugged: Relaxation and Reflection Room TBAFernando Palma • Gina Delli Bovi Using #EdTech to Transform Your Class with Escape Rooms Room TBANick Johnson • Eric Guise Using Games for Formative Assessments Room TBALori Perez • Lisa LeBlanc Using GooseChase for Scavenger Hunts Room TBACorrina Moss-Keller Using Tech-Infused Active Learning in Secondary Math Classes Effectively Room TBAKara Teehan Virtual Exchange: Building Tomorrow’s Leaders Today! Room TBAChristopher Ahearn Design Thinking in the Library Room TBAJennifer Latimer Enhancing School Life Through Broadcast Media Room TBAAlbert Spiegel Infusing Mindfulness into Library Instruction Room TBAGabrielle M. Casieri Is Your Plate Overflowing? Your Librarian Can Help Room TBALisa Straubinger • Christina Cucci Library and Digital Literacy Room TBAChristine Kelly • Wendy Gilson Makerspace and SEL Room TBAJessica Gottlieb MakerSpaces - Lessons Learned Room TBARebecca Kreider School Libraries: The Calming Center for Schools Room TBAAngela Coxen Your Brain Needs a Break (and So Does Your Student's) Room TBASharin Rello • Gabrielle M. Casieri Access Abilities: Designing for All Learners Room TBADave Marra Accessible Tools & Strategies in Office 365 Room TBABrian Friedlander Applying Technology to Differentiate Instruction in the Classroom Room TBAKeri Scheinbach • Alexa Nemeth Chromebooks to Promote Inclusive Learning Environments Room TBAKatie Nieves Designing STEM Experiences for Learners with Disabilities Room TBAErin Sailor Digital Tools to Empower Diverse Learners Through Universal Design for Learning (UDL) - HANDS-ON WORKSHOP Room TBAMarc Cicchino Inclusive Coding for Kids with Special Needs Room TBAJennifer Kressler Duda • Christopher Harris Python: The Holy Grail Room TBARobert Wade • Joseph Ostroman Using Tech to Address Anxiety and StressChris Giordano Alternative Assessments - HANDS-ON WORKSHOP Room TBATheresa Palumbo Coding Your Way Through the Curriculum in PK-5 - HANDS-ON WORKSHOP Room TBAMike Wojtaszewski Creating Your K-8 STEAM Lab or Makerspace with Confidence and Under Budget - HANDS-ON WORKSHOP Room TBAJames Falletti • Dana Mason EscapEd: Unlocking Student Engagement with Breakout EDU - HANDS-ON WORKSHOP Room TBABrian Costello Getting Feedback in the Math Classroom - HANDS-ON WORKSHOP Room TBADan Twisler Injecting Creativity Back into the Classroom with Technology - HANDS-ON WORKSHOP Room TBAJoseph Martinelli • Angela Brisini Learn to Love Data with Google Forms - HANDS-ON WORKSHOP Room TBASamantha Morra Locative Media: Google Maps and Google Sheets - HANDS-ON WORKSHOP Room TBADaphne Polidor • Zania Saul Making Chrome Work for You: Chrome Extensions and More - HANDS-ON WORKSHOP Room TBASamantha Morra Managing Workflow in a Digital World - HANDS-ON WORKSHOPCarrie Odgers Lax MATHia: The Student Side - HANDS-ON WORKSHOP TBAMichael Morici Memes in the Classroom - HANDS-ON WORKSHOP Room TBAMichelle Zgombic Podcast with Students - HANDS-ON WORKSHOP Room TBAChristopher Nesi Tech 4 All Learners - HANDS-ON WORKSHOP Room TBANaomi Leibowitz The Battle of The Ancient Civilizations - HANDS-ON WORKSHOP Room TBADominique Vetrano • Charleen Martinelli-Schwartzman Top 10 Apps for Students with LD - HANDS-ON WORKSHOP Room TBAAlexandra Mendez Using Screencasts to Support Visible Thinking and Create Engaging Content - HANDS-ON WORKSHOP Room TBANicole Finnegan • Carrie Odgers Lax Using Tech to Develop Oral Proficiency in the Target Language - HANDS-ON WORKSHOPRaquel Williams Wondering about Robots? Start with Dash and Dot! - HANDS-ON WORKSHOP Room TBALaurie Wood • Leslie Wise
Thursday, January 16