This year EdTech is offering exciting new featured events for our attendees. We hope these additional learning opportunities will offer attendees a more enriched educational experience while at EdTech. More information will be added as it becomes available.
Assistive Technology (AT) MEGAShare
Location: Exhibit Hall
Description: This 20x20 space in the Exhibit hall will feature vendors for assistive technology products. Attendees will have the opportunity to see product demonstrations and ask specific questions to the vendors. A schedule of events for this space will be available prior to the conference.
Location: Exhibit Hall
Schedule: Wednesday, November 6, 8:30 am - 11:30 am and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm; Thursday, November 7, 8:00 am - 11:00 am and 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Description: Vendors will rent this 20x20 classroom in three-hour time slots to provide specific product demonstrations, sessions, and Q&As for attendees. The listing of vendors will be available prior to the conference.
Schedule: Wednesday, November 6, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm and Thursday, November 7, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Description: The South Carolina Assistive Technology Program (SCATP) in partnership with SCAET is hosting two-day WebAIM training during EdTech. WebAIM.org’s accessibility experts will provide intensive training focusing on accessibility principles & techniques. Training is available to registered attendees. At the end of the course participants will receive a certificate of completion. You can attend both days, or Day 1 or Day 2 for free when registered for EdTech. It is highly recommended to attend both days.
Additional Info: http://edtech.scaet.org/index.cfm/featured-events/web-accessibility-training/
USDOE Privacy Technical Assistance Center
Description: These sessions presented by the US Dept. of Education will discuss the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA), student privacy issues, student data security, and to answer questions. A schedule of sessions and descriptions will be available soon.
Location: Santee Room
Description: This event will allow attendees to take proctored test for various certifications. Tests offered are either free or have a required fee that attendees pay the vendor directly. A schedule of tests offered and the costs associated (if any) will be available prior to the conference.