ISTE 2017

ASTE is an affilate of the ISTE organization, International Society for Technology in Education. ISTE has their international conference in June every year. ASTE and ISTE work together to promote the use of technology in education. Visit the ISTE 2017 website to learn more. Mark your calendar Super early bird pricing ends March 1 Call» Learn More

#Selfie17 Reflections

For the past five years, mid-February has brought with it a sense of anticipation and excitement.  The sun is back, the days are getting a little longer, and ASTE is right around the bend.  I first attended in 2012 as a rather timid teacher, unsure of what I’d signed myself up for, and will return» Learn More

4 Reasons to Nominate Someone for the ASTE Board

‘Tis the season of elections, is it not? Time to select those we want to represent us. Time to stand up and do our share to further the causes we are passionate about. Time to consider running for an office or nominating someone else to run for a seat on the ASTE board. The board» Learn More

3 Great Reasons to present at ASTE this year!

  The deadline for presenting at this year’s ASTE Conference is fast approaching, October 3rd to be exact. What you may not realize is that ASTE needs what you have to offer – your expertise, your journey, your reflection. Historically (and all too often), education is a profession that invites us to forge ahead day-by-day» Learn More

A New Kind of PD

  What is PD? What is DIY PD? Let’s take stock of these acronyms being thrown around.. Officially, “PD” is Professional Development.  This used to look like trainings that we would attend that exposed us to a new program, system or curriculum that the district purchased and we were to implement. Research showed that this» Learn More

Sixteen years into the 21st century, the way that we look at technology in education continues to evolve.

Summer Blog post submitted by Amanda Adams We’ve all heard phrases like “our students will have jobs that are not invented yet”. In order to address the needs of current students, ISTE, the International Society for Technology in Education, has updated their standards for students to match present demands. The ISTE Standards for Students have» Learn More

SELFIE ASTE 2017 Exhbitors

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