Tminus 10 Days Until #ucet17; Are #ucet4success ???

The conference is less than a month away but you still have time to register for the best two days of EdTechPD available west of the Uintas!  

Presentations have been reviewed, acceptance notifications sent out, and the schedule posted online so you can go in and pick out which sessions, workshops, ignite sessions, over the shoulders, and playground events you’d like to attend.  Wow!  That’s going to be tough.  With so much to choose from how can you pick out exactly what you want to see in just two short days?

No need to stress, because this year you can follow along with everything happening at #UCET17 with the “Crowd Compass” app for easy scheduling and of course our trusted Twitter feed will be streaming non-stop info at a feverish pace.  There are a few things, however, that you simply can’t miss.  Here’s a chronological list of the “Must See’s” for #UCET17.


  7:30 AM – Registration Opens and the “Mixed Nuts” will be performing live music in the Student Union Ballroom
  Get there early so you don’t miss the action!
  8:30 AM – #UCET17 Openning Ceremony and Awards

  8:45 AM – Alice Keeler Keynote in the Ballroom
                   "Gamification In The Classroom"


  11:30 AM – Lunch is served and Travis Allen Keynote in the Ballroom
                     "Becoming A Lifelong Learner"


FRIDAY, March 17th, 2017

  7:30 AM – Registration Opens and the “Country Jim Fish” will be performing live music in the Student Union Ballroom|
  Get there early and wear your cowboy boots if you’ve got ‘em.
  8:30 AM – #UCET17 Day 2 Kick Off

  9:00 AM – Steph Davis Keynote in the Ballroom
                      "Learning To Fly: Lessons From the Air"

  3:30 PM – #UCET17 Closing Session & Prizes!


Michael Hakkarinen

Michael Hakkarinen specializes in helping teachers engage students in the classroom with technology such as Mac Tools, Google Apps for Educators, iPads and more. He earned a Bachelor’s in English from the University of Maryland at College Park and a Master’s in Elementary Education at Mount Saint Mary’s University, where he also taught Instructional Technology at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He was a Technology Resource Teacher in Frederick County, Maryland, where he taught elementary school, and an EdTech for Canyons School District in Utah before joining the UEN PD team in 2014. He currently serves as President of the UCET Board.

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