What are ASTE Networks?
ASTE builds community within its membership. Members interested in specific topics can find a resource beyond the conference itself through our Networks, previously called Special Interest Groups (SIGs). Look for sessions with Network endorsement in the conference schedule.
Network Events Calendar 2016-2017
IT has weekly Skype chats
Network Host and Event
Twitter Chat Host
(3rd Thursday at 7 PM)
|May 2016||STEM||Disrupting the Institution|
|June 2016||Amanda Duvall – Network Board Representative|
|July 2016||Creativity and Communication|
|August 2016||STEM||Disrupting the Institution|
|September 2016||DE and CandC Creativity and Communication _ Topic: iDidcontest 2017 click here for recorded session.||STEM|
|October 2016||iDidacontest 2017 – C&C|
|November 2016||CandC and DI
DE Event: “How VTC is Changing K-12 Education in the Kenai Peninsula.” Please see the archived recording link below:
|December 2016||Disrupting the Institution|
|January 2017||DE and STEM||IT|
|February 2018||ASTE February||Creativity and Communication|
C&C Network: Creativity & Communication
Leaders: Emanuela Pokryfki and Nicole Furst
Contact them at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Creativity and Communications Network strives to support educators utilizing technology through arts and communication. Be it digital storytelling, social networking, showcasing a production online, or learning a new language, the C & C Network want to help each other find ways to reach children on a level that they understand through technology. The Creativity and Communications Network wishes to connect educators so they can collaborate and share their experiences with technology in their field of education. Help us to create a Network to meet your needs in your work with students.
DE Network: Distance Education
Leaders: Greg Zorbas and Dave Dannenberg
Contact them at: email@example.com
The intent of the Special Interest Group (Network) on Distance Education is to provide ongoing opportunities for Alaskan Educators to share their innovative ideas and expertise in collaborative discussions and demonstrations to provide excellent online distance educational opportunities to all Alaskan students. The focus is to support educators in efficiently and effectively offering all students the opportunity to learn anything, anywhere at anytime via online learning which harnesses multiple aspects of cutting-edge technology.
DI Network: Disrupting the Institution
Leaders: Robanne Stading and Tammy Van Whye
Contact them at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Disruptive innovation creates new values that can challenge educational institutions. The DI Network considers what disruptive innovation looks like inside the educational institution and how innovative educators can address those challenges.
IT Network: Information Technology
Leaders: Jon Kludt-Painter and Jared Grieve
Contact them at: email@example.com
IT Stands for “Information Technology,” and is understood and pronounced as “I.T.” IT refers to anything related to computing technology, such as networking, hardware, software, the Internet, or the people that work with these technologies. This network supports those who are working with and supporting all facets of the IT world. You can resources for ASTE IT Network here: IT NETWORK Resources
STEM Network : Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)
Leaders: Jenn Miller and Carlyn Nichols
Contact them at: firstname.lastname@example.org
STEM Network: The ASTE Special Interest Group for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math exists to provide a professional learning community for educators that have an interest in integrating these disciplines. STEM Network is aware that art and research are important components of the design process and the scientific method, and although we have chosen to maintain the traditional STEM acronym, the STEM Network group embraces the ‘A’ and the ‘R’ as well.