Posts By Christine Southard

About Christine Southard

I’m the technology integration facilitator at Denton Avenue Elementary School on Long Island, NY. I’m also a NYS certified Local Assistive Technology Specialist and AT Evaluator for my district. I’m the blog coordinator for the New York DEN Leadership Council and I’m also the VP of Communications for the International Society for Technology in Education for the Special Education Special Interest Group.

  1. NYS – Local Assistive Technology Training Available

    The Capital Region BOCES and the AAC Institute are proud to announce that the “Local Assistive Technology Specialist” (LATS) Certificate Training will be held again this summer in Jericho, Long Island, July 20-24.   The LATS training supports our Priority Goal of ensuring that all students with disabilities have access to a trained AT Specialist. […]


     The NEW YORK STATE OUTDOOR EDUCATION ASSOCIATION or NYSOEA is a professional membership organization supporting outdoor and environmental education and interpretive services in New York State since 1968.  The NYSOEA has a conference planned for this September in Fishkill, New York.  July 31st is the early bird registration deadline as well as the deadline for […]

  3. Want to Learn How to Wiki?

    Are you new to wikis? Looking to collaborate more effectively with your community? Register below for an Introduction to Wikispaces online training session. Learn how to edit pages, add images and media, manage permissions and settings for your wiki, and more. The session will be today, July 9th, at 2pm EST. The event will be […]

  4. Adventures in Teaching

    The New York DEN is looking to showcase some of your adventures in teaching from this year. We’d love for you to share a picture, a project, a website, etc. that reflects some of the teaching and learning that took place in your classroom or school during 2008-2009. Your adventures may have been practical, humorous, […]

  5. NYC Museum Mile Festival

    On Tuesday, June 9th, 2009, 6pm – 9pm you’ll have FREE ACCESS to all the museums along the stretch of Fifth Avenue, NYC from 82nd to 105th street. This is a mile long block party and art festival! There will be live bands, entertainment and art in the street activities for kids. This year’s 31st […]

  6. The Partnership for 21st Century Skills to Host Interactive Live Cyber Summit this June!

    Press Release copied from here   WHAT: The Partnership for 21st Century Skills will host the Cyber Summit on 21st Century Skills from June 1 – 12, 2009.The summit, which will take place solely online, affords thousands education, policy, civic, community and business leaders the opportunity to interact with one another and discuss important education […]

  7. Registration Open: Games in Education Conference

    It’s official! Registration is now open for the 3rd annual Games in Education symposium, taking place Wednesday & Thursday, August 5th & 6th this summer at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY! This exciting development opportunity offers educators throughout the greater Capital Region 2 days of FREE presentations, panels, hands-on workshops, and round table […]

  8. The DENnies

    Join us for our final DEN webinar of the school year on May 26 at 7 PM ET. We will discuss all things DEN-related and unveil some very special awards to members of the DEN community in our first-ever DENnies Awards Ceremony. Register today!

  9. 3rd Annual Games in Education – August 5th and 6th

    SAVE THE DATES! Planning is under way for the 3rd Annual Games in Education symposium, to be held on August 5th and 6th. Co-sponsored by HVCC’s Teacher Preparation Department, this year’s symposium will be held at Hudson Valley Community College. Building on an exciting partnership between WMHT and local independent game developer 1st Playable Productions, […]

  10. NYSCATE Metro

    The 2009 NYSCATE Metro Conference  will be held this week on Monday and Tuesday, May 18th and 19th, at the Hilton Rye Town Hotel in Rye Brook, NY.  The theme of this year’s conference, Discovering Your Digital Destination, reinforces the organization’s ongoing commitment to transform the way NY educators teach and learn with technology.  Discovery […]

  11. Western Suffolk BOCES – Day of Discovery May 13th

    Join the staff at the Western Suffolk BOCES for an engaging technology-infused Day of Discovery on May 13th, 2009. From 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, Western Suffolk BOCES has a full-day session of learning that will focus on creative ways that educators can use digital media in the classroom.  During this free professional development opportunity, you […]

  12. 2009 Read with Kids Challenge

    Check out the 2009 Read with Kids Challenge, a national effort sponsored by RIF and US Airways to collectively log 5 million minutes reading with kids. All participants are eligible to win a family vacation to the Walt Disney World Resort® and more great prizes. Starts April 1. Get on board at

  13. Calling All Whiz Kids: Discovery Education/3M Young Scientist Challenge

    Now’s the time for students to enter the nation’s premier science competition for grades 5 through 8. The deadline for the Discovery Education/3M Young Scientist Challenge is May 20, 2009.Over the summer, judges will choose up to 51 semifinalists: one from each state and the District of Columbia. Ten finalists will be selected to receive […]