Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much – Helen Keller
The committees are as follows:
Media and Communications (Public Relations)- This committee will be responsible for getting the word out about the conference. Convener – Maria Knee
Live Events – This committee handles live events as part of the conference, LAN party in September, our webcasts with keynotes and presenters, LAN parties during the conference. We are partnering with http://edtechtalk.com as a venue for these live events. Convener – Jose Rodriguez
Help Desk – This committee will be the conference technical support team and will work from a proactive role in terms of recommending tools and “how-tos.” Convener – Elizabeth Helfant
Professional Development – This committee will arrange opportunities for graduate credit and Continuing Education points that can be obtained globally. Convener – Wes Fryer
Accessibility Options – This committee will create a resource and be available to answer questions about ensuring that presentations are accessible by all participants, even those with disabilities. Convener- Jose Rodriguez
Roles and Responsibilities – The role of the convener on each committee is to serve as a liason from the committee to the conference as a whole. The role of the chair is to organize meetings as required prior to our conference, and to lead the committee in development of a support plan and related tasks to fulfill your committee’s purpose. The role of members will be to carry out, with the chair, the purpose and plan of the committee.
Interested? If you are interested in chairing or serving on one of the above committees, please complete this form. Someone will get back to you. We would like to have committees formed and functioning by the middle of September. If you have a question, please post it as a comment here. If you have trouble posting a comment, you can contact the K-12 Online Help Desk at k12onlinehelpdesk [at] gmail [dot] com.