Author Archives: Tom Turner

FETC: Opening Keynote and More

Thursday was the first full day for FETC. It was a very weird feeling. The sessions started before the opening keynote. I was still trying to get a grasp on that. It’s all well though. Began the day with Hall’s Featured Session titled “Thinking Big as the World Gets Small”. I of course asked his

DEN FETC PreCon 2009

I’ve had to explain it a few times and without going into too much detail, it’s been a rough couple of months with some family issues since my last post for Florida. For that I do apologize. It looks like the rough part is behind us and it’s time to move on. With the new

DEN LC Summer Institute "by Cheryl Woolwine"

July 14 – 18, 2008, Lee Kolbert (Palm Beach) and Cheryl Woolwine (Palatka) Florida DEN Stars, attended the DEN Leadership Council Institute, in Silver Spring MD. It was held in the Headquarters for Discovery Education. Once again Discovery out did itself. They treated us like royalty for 5 days. Food was awesome, lodging great, and

STAR Streaming Update and NECC

I missed this announcement from Jannita and Lance in my email 2 days ago. See what happens when I’m on summer break. I forget to look there. The webinars were yesterday, however, I’m sure she’d be happy to answer any questions you have. I will be seeing the DEN team this weekend and will post

Call for some DEN help

 Dedra Stafford is seeking some help from fellow DEN members. Below is her blurb I have been selected as one of the four candidates to run for the NMSA South Region Trustee. If you have not committed to one of the other candidates, I would be honored to have your vote and support. I am

Summer Plans and Stuff…

How many FL DEN Stars got into the Summer Institute up in Silver Spring? I know a few from the top of my head that are going to the LC Institute. This will be the first summer in 2 years for me not doing any DEN summer events and it has me hurting. I will

“Now and Then, A Decade of Change” March 28, 2008

You’ve heard the buzz. You’ve read the blogs. You’ve seen the Tweets. Now, for the first time in DEN Blog history, the truth about this is revealed! The School District of Palm Beach County is hosting its 10th anniversary of what has become one of the nation’s largest school district run conferences of any kind.