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Monday, June 23, 2014
Speak Up News June 2014
Happy June! We hope that you are all enjoying the start of summer!
With the school year winding down, we do hope you will keep in touch with us during the summer months. Catch up on all things Speak Up by visiting our website and if you're attending ISTE in Atlanta later this month please be sure to stop and say hi to Julie at one of her many sessions!
In this newsletter, you will find information regarding... * Report release! RSVP to attend the release of our latest report on Online and Blended Learning at ISTE, hosted by Blackboard--breakfast provided! * Enter to win $5,000 for your technology program! Our friends at Kajeet® want to contribute towards your technology program to inspire and prepare students for a successful future. Click to learn more! * Speak Up on the Go! Upcoming presentations with our CEO, Julie Evans. * Get a head start on Speak Up 2014! Registration now open, surveys will be available October 6th- December 19th, 2014
When: Monday, June 30th Time: 7:30am to 8:30am Where: Omni CNN Center International Ballroom AB 190 Marietta St. NW Atlanta, GA 30303
Join us for breakfast and the launch of the latest Project Tomorrow and Blackboard report on Online and Blended Learning. During this special executive breakfast, Julie will discuss the online learning trends from the Speak Up 2013 national data and moderate a panel discussion with K-12 students. Be the first to learn about this new data on online and blended learning and receive a free copy of the report!
Please visit Blackboard's website athttp://bbbb.blackboard.com/PTBreakfast2014 to RSVP or reply to this email to confirm your attendance. We also encourage you to share this invite with any additional colleagues that may be interested in attending.
If you are not attending ISTE this year and would like to sign up to receive a copy of the 2014 Online and Blended Learning Trends Report, please click here.
Technology is critical in today's world by giving students access to invaluable resources right at their fingertips. Our friends at Kajeet® want to contribute towards your technology program to inspire and prepare students for a successful future.
If you are planning to attend ISTE in Atlanta, enter before June 30, 2014, 11:59 p.m. ET to win a $5,000 donation to your school’s technology program. (#FundYourTech). You can also stop by their booth #3378 for a second chance to enter.
Note: The winning name will be chosen at random on July 1, 2014, at approximately 12 pm ET. You do not need to be present at ISTE when the selection takes place.The winner will be contacted via email and/or Twitter immediately following the drawing. Kajeet will use #FundYourTech to notify the winner on site. Please be sure to follow @Kajeet4Edu. If the name chosen does not respond within 24 hours, another name will be chosen. No purchase of any kind is necessary to enter or win the drawing. Valid only for residents in the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia for publicly funded K-12 schools. A check will be issued to the winner's designated publicly funded K-12 schools within 6-8 weeks from the time of the selection.The check will be made out to the selected winner's school of choice.
Speak Up on the Go!
There's still time to schedule in a Speak Up Session at ISTE! If you are attending the ISTE Conference in Atlanta, please be sure to stop by and see Julie at one of the following sessions:
We are excited to announce that the Speak Up 2014 surveys for students, parents and educators will be open for input October 6th through December 19th!
With Speak Up 2014 just around the corner, it's not too early to start making plans to take the survey. Get a head start and update your school or district profile for the 2014 surveys at: http://www.speakup4schools.org/speakup2014/.
Each year a school or district primary contact will need to re-register with a new district profile (contact info, passwords) to gain access to their Speak Up information both during and after the survey process.
Thank you for your interest and continued support of Speak Up! Be sure to stay updated on all things Speak Up by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and our Blog.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at email@example.com via phone at 949/609-4660 ext. 17.
Jenny Hostert Speak Up Operations Manager Project Tomorrow