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We had good response to the one yesterday, please join us and urge some teachers in your classrooms to tune in.  Connect info is below.

Announcing the Broadband Connectivity Webinar Series:
 
In celebration of Connected Educator Month, the Agency of Education invites you to take part in a 2 part webinar series on broadband and connectivity through the month of October.  The 2 parts will each be repeated once to allow for increased participation. 
 
This webinar series is intended for teachers and administrators of all schools.   Join the AOE and UVM as we discuss new opportunities for the use of broadband now that many of our stimulus funded connections have been completed across the State. With many schools experiencing higher capacity bandwidth, the time is now to talk about ways that broadband can be put to use to increase opportunities for learning for students.
 
Join us as we.....
 
Learn about the new connectivity that has been accomplished to this point across the State. 
 
Learn about Internet2 and how your school can connect to this resource devoted to education and research projects.
Learn about EPSCoR and the SEGP Network that provides opportunities to connect to authentic national projects between K-12 schools and higher education institutions. 
Find out about opportunities for videoconferencing and make connections with schools and students from around the globe. 
Learn how our new capabilities allow for schools to increase their chances for taking advantage of Vermont Virtualís online offerings, dual enrollment opportunities from higher ed partners and other project-based opportunities.
Learn from some of our providers about future connectivity plans.

Speakers include:  Peter Drescher, AOE Education Technology Coordinator, Sigrid Lumbra, AOE Tech Integration Specialist, Patrick Clemins, UVM Cyber Specialist for Vermont UCAN project, possible contributions from providers and others related to online projects. 

Please join us:

The dates of the webinars are as follows:

 


Oct. 3 Webinar Part I  (a repeat of the Oct. 1 session)

Time: 3PM

To reserve your spot on the Oct. 3 webinar, follow this link:

https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/160058302


Oct. 15  Webinar Part II

Time:  3PM

Oct. 28  Webinar Part II

Time: 3PM


Links to be provided after Webinar I concludes.

Peter Drescher
Education Technology Coordinator
Vermont Department of Education
120 State St.
Montpelier, VT  05620
802-828-5149
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