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Conference Junkie

By Kathy Diver | 225 views | Education

What to do about conference fever.

Presentation Outline

  1. 1. Kathy

  2. 2. Be Prepared

    Chargers, Batteries and Cables

    Photo by adam m m

  3. 3. Present

    Registration fees waived

    Photo by tim caynes

  4. 4. and I am

  5. 5. A CONFERENCE

  6. 6. Junkie!

  7. 7. Thirsty?

    to learn something new?

    Photo by Greg Riegler Photography

  8. 8. Take a SIP!?!

    from a firehose?

    Photo by wizardhat

  9. 9. Attend a Conference

    or workshop

  10. 10. Learn

    Something New

  11. 11. Learn

    Something New

  12. 12. Network

    with people of like mind!

  13. 13. Improve

    your practice!

  14. 14. Excitement

    is shared!

    Photo by Gerard Stolk (vers la Pentecôte)

  15. 15. students

    benefit!

  16. 16. Attend a Conference?

    but...

  17. 17. It's Crowded!

    How can you decide what YOU need?

  18. 18. What should I do?

    to have a better experience

  19. 19. AVOID

    information overload

    Photo by indi.ca

  20. 20. Focus

    Plan Session Choices

  21. 21. READ IT

    Presenter bio or session descriptions

  22. 22. Find out

      good speakers and sessions

  23. 23. PLAN

    locations? times? similar sessions?

    Photo by Hindrik S

  24. 24. COMFORT

    temperature, seating, snacks, water

    Photo by Leo Newball, Jr.

  25. 25. DOWN TIME

    Network, move, watch

  26. 26. Attend a COnference?

    but...

  27. 27. It's Expensive!

    How can I pay for it?

    Photo by aresauburn™

  28. 28. Seek Funding

    • Principal or Director
    • Staff Development Funds
    • Grants from PTSA/SIP funds
    • Perkins or Title 1 funds

    Photo by nathanmac87

  29. 29. Get Paid

    Learn and 

  30. 30. Pay Stipends

     Private Companies

  31. 31. Pay Stipends

    Govt Agencies

  32. 32. Free PD

    Edcamp, Twitter, School or District

    Photo by kjarrett

  33. 33. After Glow

    How do I keep the excitement?

  34. 34. Rideshare

    Go with someone and collaborate

  35. 35. Demonstrate

    Your Excitement

  36. 36. Implement

    Skills

  37. 37. Share

    With others

  38. 38. RideShare

    Discu