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TRETC 2018

TRETC 2018

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Three Rivers Educational Technology Conference (TRETC) 2018 is the best opportunity all year for teachers, K-12 administrators, industry experts and higher education decision makers in the Pittsburgh region.  TRETC allows you to network with peers and choose from over 50 professional development sessions to enhance your classroom teaching abilities. The theme for TRETC 2018 is, “Technology & the Future of Work.” 

WHEN:  November 6th,  7:30am - 3:30pm 

WHERE: Baldwin High School, 4653 Clairton Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15236

Last year, we saw this event grow to over 600 attendees, 40 ed-tech companies, and 50 professional development sessions. This is a great opportunity to meet with educational professionals from over 100 school districts across Western PA, Eastern OH, and Northern WV.

Each of the presentation breakout sessions will focus on one of the following areas·   

  • New partnerships between K-12 schools, business, and/or non-profits

  • Strategies to prepare students for an evolving workforce 

  • Best practices for teaching students in the 21st century

  • Techniques to globalize and prepare your students for the future of work 

  • Emerging Technologies for 21st Century Work

  • Real world learning for educators and learners in the workplace

SCHEDULE*: (*Subject to Change)

Registration - 7:30am - 8:30am

Opening Session - 8:30am - 9:15am

Session 1 - 9:20am - 10:05am

Session 2 - 10:10am - 10:55am

Workshops - 10:15am - 11:45am 
*Workshops are hands on presentations/ activities equivalent to (2) sessions.

Session 3 - 11:00am - 11:45am

Lunch - 11:50am - 1:20pm 

Session 4 - 1:25pm - 2:10pm

Closing Session - 2:15pm - 3:15pm

(The Act 48 hours code will be administered at the end of the event by AIU)

*Post Conference Reception - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Registered Attendees: Please join us for a post-conference reception from 4-6 pm at the Crafthouse Stage & Grill, 5024 Curry Road,  Pittsburgh PA 15236.  Complimentary appetizers and one drink ticket per person will be provided.  Cash bar will be available for additional purchase. 

Keynote Speaker:

This year, we are pleased to announced Michael T. Moe as this year’s Keynote Speaker during our opening session! 

"EdTech and the Knowledge Economy… Reigniting the American Dream"

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In addition to leading one of the Silicon Valley’s most well-known investment firms (GSV Capital), Michael also co-founded the ASU GSV Summit. Cohosted with the Arizona State University, the summit brings together more than 4,000 leaders from across the world’s learning and talent spectrum and is one of the nation’s top gatherings of educators, entrepreneurs and investors.

Having recently authored “The Global Silicon Valley,” which describes the hottest start-up scenes from around the globe, Mr. Moe has strong ties to the Pittsburgh region and has been a critical advocate for Pittsburgh based start-ups. He speaks on a broad range of topics including the future of work, and the impact of artificial intelligence on human resources and the implications for the nation’s learning ecosystem.

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About TRETC

TRETC allows you to network with peers and choose from over 50 professional development sessions to enhance your classroom teaching abilities.

Presentations
Discover all day long panel discussions, spotlight sessions, and interactive opportunities that fit into this year's theme of "Technology and the Future of Work."

Innovation Zone 
Interact with educational technology entrepreneurs during the lunch period as they share their latest work in fields like augmented reality, artificial intelligence, or game-based learning.

Poster Sessions
Connect with educators during the lunch period and learn about projects from classrooms and other learning environments.

Student Showcase
Stop and talk with students during the lunch period and learn about projects from classrooms and other learning environments.

Educational & Technology Exhibitors
Connect with our innovative exhibitors to learn about products and services that enable educators to skillfully connect students with technology tools for the future.

 

COST: Registration closes November 1st.

$99 per person 
Discounts available for Groups of 10 or more. 

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For more information please contact Andrea Krueger akrueger@pghtech.org

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