Gen YES and NH Office of Educational Technology Launch Gen YES New Hampshire

GenYES-NewHampshireThe Office of Educational Technology at the New Hampshire Department of Education is partnering with GenYES to help promote participation of New Hampshire schools in the GenYES program. Dr. Dennis Harper will give a GenYES workshop in Concord on August 9 for interested New Hampshire schools and educators.

All New Hampshire educators are invited to attend a free four-hour workshop, scheduled for August 9 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Concord Center of Plymouth State University. The NH Office of Educational Technology is working with the nonprofit Generation YES to organize a statewide initiative to promote, train, and fund GenYES chapters in interested NH Schools. Dr. Dennis Harper of Generation YES will lead the workshop that will give practical guidance on how to systematically prepare teams of Student Technology Leaders (STLs) in grades 3-12 how to assist teachers and IT staff integrate technology to improve student learning. The workshop is based on 21 years of research and will emphasize the online curriculum and resources available to NH schools through the GenYES program. Implementation strategies and the role of school and district administrators will also be addressed. 

The intensive workshop is for all New Hampshire educators interested in forming a Student Technology Leadership team and learning how to tap into the energy and tech expertise of today’s students. All you have to do is REGISTER your RSVP. Lunch will be provided.   for more information, visit GenYES New Hampshire on NHEON.org.

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Dr. Dennis Harper, Gen YES

Dr. Dennis Harper, who will lead the workshop, is widely recognized as one of the world’s eminent leaders in the field of technology in education. Dr. Harper has been responsible for bringing computers and the Internet into thousands of schools in more than 30 countries. He is the founder of the student-centered Generation YES model where youth aged from 10 to 18 provide substantial technology integration support. Dr. Harper has received numerous accolades including District Administration’s Educator of the Year, Converge Magazines’s Shaper of Our future, and in 2010 was recognized by Tech & Learning Magazine as one of the three most influential technology educators over the past 30 years.

Links:

Register for August 9 workshop at https://goo.gl/forms/M21pEdcalkAu65RG3

GenYES New Hampshire on NHEON.org  http://nheon.org/genyes/index.html.

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