School Closure Resources and Zoom Meetup Link

Here are just a few resources that we’ve pulled together with the help of tech directors across the state Closure Ideas / Supports Curated List of Useful and Free Apps We are also going to to have a couple of zoom meetups a week to share what is working and what is new. Check out» Learn More

ASTE Credit Class still available!

Wow, is ASTE still on your mind? Did you learn a lot, became inspired? Don’t forget you can maximize your experience by enrolling in the ASTE Credit Class.  Deadline for enrolling has been extended for a very short time. You have the opportunity to earn 1 or 2 credits from the University of Alaska with» Learn More

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Think about it, how many changes, innovations, new programs have you watched come and go? ASTE has been here to help you through it for 40 years!  We are stopping for a moment in this continuous surge of technology time and space, and saying thank you to our previous board members for helping us along» Learn More

ASTE is just around the corner! Thank you to our sponsors!

ASTE is proud to have the following sponsors help us present the best educational technology conference in Alaska!  Please visit our sponsors at the #ASTE20 conference. Diamond Level GCI School Access Gold Level Alaska Communications System Epson Leonardo DRS Silver Level Dell/IntellKonica Minolta Lightspeed Microsoft MTA Bronze Level Alaska Grad BrainPop Bynes Health Education BytespeedCDW-G» Learn More

Join the ASTE Board in 2020!

ASTE opens the search for leadership, will you answer the call? The ASTE board is accepting nominations for its 2020 Board of Directors. The positions that are open this year are as follows: Regional representatives for two-year terms are Interior, Southeast, Northern.  Regional representative in the Southcentral Region is for a one year term. Officer» Learn More

It’s October!?

It’s already October!?  This first semester really flies by, so we just want to make sure with all the craziness of school being in full swing you’re not missing out on these ASTE highlights (and deadlines!)~ CALL FOR PROPOSALS We’ve got 1 week until session proposals close on Oct. 14, so if you’ve been thinking» Learn More

Cara Nelson, Bartlett teacher and ASTE alum, is NOAA Teacher at Sea

One of our past ASTE board members, Bartlett Teacher, and 2012 Alaska Teacher of the Year, Cara Nelson,  is on an amazing adventure with the NOAA Teacher at Sea. She is aboard R/V Tiglax September 11 – September 26, 2019  Her mission: Northern Gulf of Alaska Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program. Geographic Area of Cruise:» Learn More

iDidaContest Winners

  iDidaPhoto Alaska Life K-4 Aleah Anderson Craig Elementary Star Light Star Bright Link to Winner Tell Us a Story K-4 Coltyn Kilchrist TriValley Elementary Teddy Link to Winner Digitally Enhanced K-4 Grace Maygren Craig Elementary Pinkness Link to Winner Alaska Life 5-8 Lea Mossanen Susitna Valley Jr/Sr High Fading Away Link to Winner Tell» Learn More

UNplug to PlugIN

ASTE Blog by Brittnay Bailey You may be confused that a technology conference is encouraging people to “unplug,” but what’s one of the first things you do when a piece of tech isn’t working?   “Have you tried turning it off and on again?”   We joke, but that is often exactly what needs to» Learn More