Freed-Hardeman University will host the Administrators’ Technology Academy Monday, Feb. 28 in the Brown-Kopel Business Building, according to Jennifer Creecy, FHU instructor who co-chairs the event. Approximately 150 K-12 administrators and technology coordinators from across West Tennessee are expected to attend.
Keynote speakers are Dr. Clif Mims, program coordinator of the University of Memphis’ instructional design and technology, and Devin Snipes, a Memphis City Schools student who created an iphone app for the school system.
The conference will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. and conclude at 3:30 p.m. In addition to the keynote address, guests will be able to attend four other sessions on various topics. Presenters will address such topics as “Texting with a Purpose,” “Big Universe: Engage Your Students with eBooks,” and “e4TN:Transforming Learning in Tennessee.”
The ATA, which is sponsored by the Tennessee Educational Technology Association, hosts the academy at three regional locations each spring. This is the fourth year FHU has hosted the conference. ATA seeks to inform administrators of innovative ways to implement technology and improve student learning. The one-day conference includes breakfast and lunch and is free. TASL and CEO credit are available.
The event is open to any educator in West Tennessee. Those wishing to attend may register at www.teta.org/forms.cfm?myForm=16745