Today is National Speak Up Day!

Donate 15 minutes of your time today for the future of education. Have a voice, participate in National Speak Up Day on Wednesday, December 10, 2014!

The highlight of the Speak Up America 2014 Campaign will take place today, Wednesday, December 10, 2014 with National Speak Up Day! National Speak UpDay is the day to encourage your community to participate. Details are listed below.

Be sure to take the survey before December 19th! Click here to take the survey and pass it on.

We would like everyone to have a voice in the future of how technology is used in our nation’s schools; please share this link: www.speakup4schools.org/speakup2014 with your students, teachers, parents, administrators, community organizations, members, affiliates or anyone who has a passion for improving education and ask them to take the SpeakUp survey.

The more surveys you get in the more opportunities your district has to win a free ISTE conference registration! Every survey submitted on this date will be entered into a special drawing for not only a free ISTE conference registration for your district, but once in Philadelphia, dinner is on us. Here’s your chance to pick our CEO Julie Evans’ brain on all things digital learning by joining Julie for dinner.

 


Tricia Jackson

Tricia Jackson has worked for Park City School District since 2005. In July 2013 she moved from Education Technology Specialist to Online Learning Administrator. She has been a member of the Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET) Board since 2008; becoming Past President in 2015. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Information Systems and Spanish at Utah State University. Lesley University awarded her a Master of Technology in Education in the spring of 2011. Over the last few years, Tricia worked on the Awards, Grants, Program, Conference Credit, and Registration committees for UCET. This work includes: streamlining communication methods, implementing folder structures and naming conventions, using Add-ons in Google Spreadsheets to review and process member submissions to reduce paperwork, continuing refinement of the program creation process via Sched, creating participant and vendor registration forms via BlackPlum, and updating various ucet.org webpages. She was also instrumental in bringing Jay McFarland and Vicki Davis to UCET 2015 as Keynote Speakers. Tricia enjoyed presenting on time management at SUECON 2015 (http://ucet.org/back-to-suecon-2015-thoughts/).

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