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Communities & Conferences

CEET Community of Expertise in Educational Technology

Created by the BC Ministry of Education in 2008

CEET offers numerous opportunities monthly for educators to learn and in multiple forms. For example, webinars, chats etc. Please have a look at their events page to see if there is something for you.

Mission: “an online community of practice fostering expertise in the use of educational technologies in K-12 education.”

 

CUE BC Computer Using Educators of BC

A PSA (Provincial Specialist Association) of the BCTF

Mission: “dedicated to promoting the educational uses of computer technology.”

Conference: October 25, 2013 (1 day) Vancouver, BC

 

IL4K12 (Innovative Learning for K12)

Created by ERAC (Educational Resource Acquisition Consortium) in 2012

Mission: “goal is to support quality education for public and independent K-12 students.”

(a member based organization working as a consortium with BC public school districts)

Date: November 14th and 15th, 2013

Theme: “Enabling Innovation in Teaching and Learning”

Location: Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport in Richmond, BC

 

Digital Learning (DL) Spring Conference

Created by the BC Ministry of Education / LearnNowBC in 2006

Mission: “to enhance distributed learning in B.C.”

Date:  February 15th & 16th, 2013
Location: Coast Plaza at Stanley Park, Vancouver BC

 

CSELP Conference: Technology for Inquiry

Created by: SImon Fraser University

Date: Saturday, February 22, 2014
Location: Segal Graduate School of Business, at 500 Granville Street

*More information coming on how to register . . .

Teacher Mentorship: A Provincial Conversation

Featuring Lois J. Zachary

Dates: April 10th, 2014 5-8pm & April 11th, 2014 9-3pm

Location: Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport, Vancouver, BC

EdTech Google Summit

What: “High intensity two day event focuses on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps for Education and other Google Tools to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education.”

When: May 3 & 4, 2014

Where: Mulgrave School in Vancouver, B.C

Cost: $299

To register: Click here

IT4K12 (Information Technology for Kindergarten to Gr 12)

Technology in the Digital Age of Learning

Created by ERAC (Educational Resource Acquisition Consortium) in 2012

Mission: “goal is to support quality education for public and independent K-12 students.”

(a member based organization working as a consortium with BC public school districts)

Conference: June 6, 2014 in Vancouver

To register: Click here

 

 

ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education)

Created by an American society in 1979.

Mission: “to advance learning and teaching through innovative and effective uses of technology.”

With more than 100,000 members, ISTE considers itself to be ” the premier membership association for educators and education leaders committed to empowering connected learners in a connected world.”

Conference: June 29th to July 2nd, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Flipped Classroom Conference

Created in 2012 by teachers passionate about flipped classrooms.

Conference: June 19th & 2oth in Kelowna, BC