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E-rate application period extended

Hey ASTE members,  The USAC has extended the FY2016 E-rate application window.  Districts now have an extra four weeks to submit their E-rate applications.  The new closing date is May 26, 2016.  This will allow districts more time to submit their E-rate applications. To learn more about this years E-rate see the links below. USAC» Learn More

Leveraging Your ASTE Membership Throughout the Year

As we walk away from ASTE 2016 with new knowledge, new resources, and new friends the benefits of ASTE membership come with us. It is easy to be inspired and eager to try new things after attending the conference, but regular infusions of inspiration do us a world of good in our day-to-day lives. Here» Learn More

ASTE 2016 starts this Saturday!

There are many vital aspects to participating in the conference:  cultivating your professional growth with skills and new knowledge, refreshing and invigorating your passion for teaching, and so much more! Arguably one of the most vital aspects is the time that you spend with peers, colleagues, and leaders. The processing and sharing that occurs in» Learn More

ASTE iDida Night Buffet Dinner is Monday, February 22, at 5:00 pm.

Don’t miss ASTE iDidaNight! Monday, February 22, at 5:00 pm in the Discovery Ballroom – Buffet Dinner * Ticketed Event* (Select this event in your ASTE registration to receive your ticket.)    ASTE is well known for its iDidaMovie Contest and for encouraging creativity and technology in Alaskan schools through this contest. The 2012 Alaska» Learn More

ASTE Networks opportunities a benefit for ASTE members.

Do you ever want to learn more, but you never feel you have the time to do it. I feel that every year. Were you aware we had professional development offered year round from ASTE? This is one of the perks of being an ASTE member, we have networks focused on the 5 areas we» Learn More

10 days to Xmas… and only 67 to ASTE!

by Genie Siedler – Executive Director 10 days to Xmas! and only 67 Days to ASTE! Get the approval you need to attend. Here are some tips for writing a letter to your supervisor: Review the 2016 ASTE Online Schedule & choose sessions/workshops you wish to attend. Plan to attend the Leadership Summit with Carl» Learn More

Take Care of Yourself!

Emanuela Pokryfki CC Network Co-Leader We are in the full swing of this school year, the first quarter has already closed and now we are getting closer to the holidays seasons which is going to bring the closing of the first semester before we can even realize it. The healthy glow we had on our» Learn More

Sometimes things don’t work out the way you expect.

Submission by Chris Bruce At last year’s ASTE conference Leadership Summit, I gave a “What If” presentation about how it would be cool to use mobile devices to quiz students, and, instead of a score, students received homework customized to their weak areas. Lots of people at the conference were interested in the idea, so» Learn More

Now Accepting Nominations for ASTE Awards

Innovation is thriving all around us in education. Technology is cornerstone around which these changes revolve. ASTE is accepting nominations for educators and students pushing these boundaries by integrating technology for positive gains in learning. There are 2 main categories…   The ASTE Leadership award has categories for Teacher/Faculty, Tech Support and Administrator. The intent» Learn More

What’s in Store at ASTE 2016! – The Keynotes and the Featured

By Amanda Adams Preparation for the conference is in full swing, and now, it is time to reveal some of the movers and shakers. The lineup is packed with innovation and prestige! We are honored to present three excellent speakers to the ASTE Membership. We are honored to have Cory Doctorow, the well-known author, blogger,» Learn More