2018-2019 Program Dates for Campus Technology Specialist Certification

The program will start in September. Anyone entering the program after the beginning may pick up any missed courses the following year or possibly at the end of the current program schedule if offered as a repeat due to high demand.

If you have any questions regarding the dates, program requirements, or joining the certification program, feel free to contact Dr. Bruce Ellis at bellis@tcea.org or Ashley Weiler at aweiler@tcea.org.

Title and Description

Format

Date(s)

Time

Hours

Digital Coaching - Helping Teachers Integrate Technology

We will discuss coaching and talk about tools for you to use to support your teachers as they grow in their journey of using technology effectively.

Webinar

9/6/2018

4 - 5 p.m.

1

Effective, Engaging Professional Development

What makes professional development different from just another workshop? This workshop will share the latest research and best practices to ensure that your participants are still learning long after the training is over. Take home all of the latest tips and tricks for ensuring that your message is not only heard, but also acted upon in the classroom. NOTE: This is an online course.

Online

9/11/2018

thru

10/1/2018

facilitated

6

Understanding and Building 21st Century Skills

Using Tony Wagner’s book “Survival Skills for the 21st Century” as the foundation, participants will explore exactly what students must master before they leave our schools. You will discover different ways to help students build these skills through technology. NOTE: This is a two (2) part webinar series.

Webinar series

9/17/2018

and

9/24/2018

4 - 6  p.m.

4

Curriculum Design

This webinar series offers an in-depth examination of the difference between curriculum and instruction using the Technology Applications TEKS as a framework. Participants will go through a brief curriculum revision process during the workshop. NOTE: This is a four (4) part webinar series.

Webinar series

10/15/2018, 10/22/2018, 10/29/2018, and 11/5/2018

4 - 5 p.m.

4

Technology Application TEKS and You

This webinar will examine the Texas Technology Application TEKS for grades K-12 and what they should look like in both the regular and the technology classroom.

Webinar

11/13/2018

4 - 5 p.m.

1

Surviving a BYOD Implementation

Thinking about allowing students to bring their own devices to school next year? Join us as we discuss how to make this innovative approach work. Discussion will include the advantages and pitfalls of such an implementation, revising your AUP into an RUP, classroom management, and helping teachers to adapt.

Webinar

12/3/2018

4 - 6 p.m.

2

True Technology Integration

Participants will understand what technology integration is, and, more importantly, what it is not. We will examine examples of true technology integration. Each participant will develop their own true technology integration lessons to share. NOTE: This is a four (4) part webinar series.

Webinar series

1/8/2019, 1/15/2019, 1/22/2019, and 1/29/2019

4 - 5:30  p.m.

6

Tech Trends for Campus Techs

This webinar will focus on trends in education that help engage students with content.  Relevant and important resources will be shared to help teachers and students use them effectively.

Webinar

2/19/2019

4 - 6 p.m.

2

We will repeat a few of the certification webinars to help accommodate participants entering the program after September 1st. Any participant still needing to take a course that was missed and/or not repeated will be able to take the course the following school year.