Think Dallas, STAR DEN!

LOOKING FOR A FOR A FEW GOOD DEN to throw your hat in the ring & head to Dallas, Texas!Den_educator_network_newlogo1_9


So that we can share T+L with all DEN members, we are looking for three STAR Discovery Educators who would like to attend and share their learning through blogs and podcasts. 

Here’s the deal.  If you are a STAR Discovery Educator and would like to attend the T+L, let me know by posting your name and preferred contact information as a comment to this blog post by October 13, 2006. 

Three members will be chosen randomly (literally out of a hat) to attend. Cowboyhat2_8 The trip will include airfare, lodging and conference registration (meals not included). 

Date(s):  November 7 – November 10, 2006

Location:  Dallas Convention Center – Dallas, Texas

Overview:  This conference will highlight best practices and trends at school districts nationwide, showcase model school district initiatives, and give district administrators and board members a chance to see the latest education technology solutions.

More than 2,000 school district leaders are expected to attend this event. Conference attendees typically include Technology Directors & Coordinators, Superintendents and Assistant Superintendents, School Board Members, Curriculum Directors, Principals, Staff Development Specialists, Title I Staff., Instructional Leaders, District Administrators, Teachers, IT and School Business Managers, Library/Media Specialists; Academic Testing & Assessment Staff; Community Relations and Consultants.

In return, you MUST agree to share your conference experience with other DEN members by:
• Attending the T+L conference from November 7 through November 10, 2006 (including a special DEN pre-conference session on Tuesday November 7 featuring special guest Deneen Frazier Bowen).
• Post a minimum of one blog post per day while attending the conference.
• Do one podcast for the entire conference.

**Please note: if you are new to blogging or podcasting, no problem, we will have plenty of support there for you!

The three educators selected to receive the educational scholarship will be announced October 16, 2006 on this blog.  Good luck!


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  1. Danielle Abernethy said:

    Love the hat! Hey Jan, do you think they’d let us put our hats in the ring? 🙂

  2. Jan Wee said:

    I would love to be there, Danielle and WI DEN! T and L is an awesome conference and you can be sure there will be tons of fun for DEN members with Chris Marshall and Michelle Weeks hosting everyone!


  3. Keith Schroeder said:

    What an awesome opportunity. Just another example of how a person can benefit by being a DEN member. How Exciting!

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