Arizona’s Teaching and Technology Conference Set For Jan. 19, 2002

November 16, 2001

Teachers, administrators, technology specialists, and others interested in educational technology are preparing for the Tenth Annual Teaching and Technology Conference.

The conference will be held Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002 from 7:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Tucson High Magnet School, located on the corner of 6th Street and Euclid Avenue in Tucson.

The conference is sponsored by the University of Arizona’s College of Education; Tucson Unified School District #1, and the Southern Arizona Chapter of Arizona Technology in

Education Alliance (AzTEA).

The keynote address at 8:00 a.m. in the high school’s main auditorium will be delivered by Caroline McCullen who serves on the US Department of Education’s 18-member Educational

Technology Expert Panel. She was the 1996 National Technology Teacher of the Year and won the 1994 Disney Teacheriffic Award. The keynote presentation will be followed by a hosted continental breakfast for registered conference participants.

More than 60 sessions by 70 presenters will include teachers and students from Tucson and other Arizona cities as well as speakers from several major computer software companies. Four breakout sessions dealing with the use of technology in a variety of educational settings and throughout the curriculum will be presented during the conference.

Sessions deal with topics such as the Internet, CD-ROMs, multimedia, software evaluations, and the latest software applications for educating children.

Exhibitors will demonstrate technology hardware and software in the cafeteria from 9 a.m until 2 p.m. Registration is $30 (includes lunch) if received by the College on or before Jan. 4, 2002. The conference fee is $35 on the date of the conference, but on-site registration does not include lunch. AzTEA members receive a $5 discount.

For further information, contact Valmont at 520-621-1386 or through e-mail at An overview of the program can be accessed on the conference website: early January, and an online registration form permits fast registration before Jan. 4.