The Texas DEN Leadership Council Needs OUR Help!

Elaine Plybon, blog coordinator for the Texas DEN Leadership Council, needs YOU!

The Irving Independent School District in Irving, Texas, for which she works, has an annual Technology Media Fair. This year, the district has opened up several categories for online judging. The hope, above all, is that this will help keep district students excited about technology and about sharing their work with a global audience. This is where you can help!

The contest is in need of judges. Anyone who has an interest in technology in education is qualified to be a judge. All the projects can be judged from now until January 7, 2008. There are six categories, and levels from K through 12th grade. Anyone who chooses to judge can judge as many (or as few) entries as they would like. Would you consider helping with this cause? You can do so by judging, obviously, but also by sharing the word with other education professionals through your own blogs, twitters, feeds, and other social networking venues. The district would love to see judging from all over the world, so let’s get this DEN machine rolling!

To judge the projects, go to and click on the judging link. When judging, please include your name and email address. Your email address will not be published, but will be used for security only. Please expect an email from our administrative staff confirming that the address listed next to your name is a valid email address.

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  1. Elaine Plybon said:

    Thank you for posting this, and thank you to everyone who helps out! It is awesome to see the ClustrMap on the judging site grow new red dots!

  2. dolly said:

    We are your new Texas Leadership Council, and we are a diverse group of people from different areas of the state. We are just getting the council off the ground and will most likely be asking for your help in the weeks to come.

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