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TRETC: Using Technology to Deepen Learning

TRETC: Using Technology to Deepen Learning
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Add to Calendar 01/01/0001 00:00:00 01/01/0001 02:00:00 15 TRETC The Three Rivers Educational Technology Conference (TRETC) is the premier K-16 educational technology conference in Western Pennsylvania. Four Points by Sheraton Pittsburgh North Pittsburgh Technology Council Organizer e-mail http://www.facebook.com/events/160427380695693 false DD/MM/YYYY

November 17 & 18, 2014

Technology and Education Converge

TRETC 2014 merges the Deeper Learning movement with the increase in entrepreneurial activity around educational technologies. 

The Three Rivers Educational Technology Conference (TRETC) is the
premier K-16 educational technology conference in Western Pennsylvania. Over 350 educators from K-12 schools, higher education and non-profits come to the event. In addition, each year over 30 vendors showcase their new technologies.

Register | $129

Breakout Session 9:30am - 10:30am

Breakout Session 11:10am - 12:10am

Breakout Session 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Pre-Conference Networking:

On November 17th, all TRETC attendees are welcome to attend the first ever-happy hour for ed tech entrepreneurs and educators before the TRETC pre-conference event to network with all TRETC attendees from 4:00PM – 5:30PM.  Tom Vander Ark’s keynote presentation kicks off at 5:30pm.  Networking around the bar continues at 6:30PM.  

Space is limited to 450 attendees, and we expect this year’s conference to sell out.  Please register early! 

For Educators: 

The theme for TRETC 2014 is Deeper Learning. We will kick the event off with a keynote speech from Tom Vander Ark from Getting Smart and Learn Capital.  The day will continue with 28 other ed-tech / Deeper Learning focused sessions. Topics include game based learning, ed-tech admin solutions, classroom tools, STE(A)M learning, and early childhood tech strategies.  This conference is perfect for everyone involved in the educational technology and STE(A)M education movements.  

For Entrepreneurs: 

TRETC 2014 will feature a three-session Venture In track. Here, ed-tech entrepreneurs will learn from funders, explore funding options, and pick the brains of the professionals. Speakers include Tom Vander Ark addressing the investment strategy of Learn Capital, a panel featuring Chevron, Grable, and Benedum discussing funding from foundation sources, and a third speaker to be announced in the coming weeks. 

Venue

Four Points by Sheraton Pittsburgh North
910 Sheraton Drive, Mars, PA 16046
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TRETC Basics

Pre Conference: Monday, November 17th from 12 pm – 6 pm

Conference: Tuesday, November 18th from 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cost: $129

On November 17th, all TRETC attendees are welcome to attend the first ever-happy hour for ed-tech entrepreneurs and educators before the TRETC pre-conference event to network with all TRETC attendees from 4:00PM – 5:30PM.

Space is limited to 450 attendees, and we expect this year’s conference to sell out.  Please register early!

Accommodations: A small block of rooms has been reserved for this event at the Four Points by Sheraton Pittsburgh North.  In order to receive the special event rate of $110/night, please click HERE.

Contact Us

The Three Rivers Educational Technology Conference is a joint conference run by the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, local education leaders, and the Pittsburgh Technology Council.

For more information please contact Justin Driscoll at the Pittsburgh Technology Council:

Phone: (412) 918-4281

Email: jdriscoll@pghtech.org

 

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