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Tricia Jackson

Tricia Jackson has worked for Park City School District since 2005. In July 2013 she moved from Education Technology Specialist to Online Learning Administrator. She has been a member of the Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET) Board since 2008; becoming Past President in 2015. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Information Systems and Spanish at Utah State University. Lesley University awarded her a Master of Technology in Education in the spring of 2011. Over the last few years, Tricia worked on the Awards, Grants, Program, Conference Credit, and Registration committees for UCET. This work includes: streamlining communication methods, implementing folder structures and naming conventions, using Add-ons in Google Spreadsheets to review and process member submissions to reduce paperwork, continuing refinement of the program creation process via Sched, creating participant and vendor registration forms via BlackPlum, and updating various ucet.org webpages. She was also instrumental in bringing Jay McFarland and Vicki Davis to UCET 2015 as Keynote Speakers. Tricia enjoyed presenting on time management at SUECON 2015 (http://www.ucet.org/back-to-suecon-2015-thoughts/).

Games Galore!

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Hey!  Remember playing Basketball Kahoot at UCET a couple of years ago?  What about the year we had to find all the secrets hidden throughout the school, like the one on the back of Arnold Schwarzenegger?  Well, we are playing Kahoot at UCET again this year!  Don’t miss it!


It all happens, workshops, playground, ignite sessions, great keynote speakers, meeting and greeting new friends and old, at UCET on March 22 & 23.  Register Here.  http://tinyurl.com/ucet18  #YOUcet Where the focus is YOU!  #UCET

YOUcet Contest Image

YOU Make a Difference! Thank you for being the teacher behind the technology.

Show Some Appreciation

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YOUcet Contest Image

YOU Make a Difference! Thank you for being the teacher behind the technology.

You may have seen this image floating around Twitter recently and may have wondered what it was all about. Well, it’s a way to show appreciation for the amazing teachers here in the state who are using technology effectively to help their students learn and grow, it’s about showing appreciation for the amazing teachers behind the technology in our schools! But it’s more than just a way to show appreciation for these teachers, it’s a way to help enter them for a chance to win a FREE registration for UCET 2108 at the University of Utah, happening on March 22-23. Plus, you also get registered for a chance to win a FREE registration for you too! Want to learn more, check out our blog.   #YOUcet Where the focus is YOU!  #UCET

Deadline Approaching – Early Bird Registration

Written by Tricia Jackson on . Posted in #ucet18

February 1st is fast approaching. That is the deadline for Early Bird Registration for UCET. Save yourself some $$$$.

Before February 1 –
$60 – 2 days
$40 – 1 day

After February 1 –
$70 – 2 days
$50 – 1 day

UCET is the largest Educational Technology Conference in Utah. We’ll meet at the University of Utah on Thursday and Friday, March 22nd and 23rd. Check out our website for more about our keynote speakers, Manoush Zomorodi & John Couch.
#YOUcet Where the focus is YOU! #UCET

More Playground Time

Written by Tricia Jackson on . Posted in #ucet18

Did you know that UCET has a new 6 session schedule this year? That will allow more time for you to participate in the Playground, the Ignite sessions and the vendors. There are 177 sessions this year! UCET will be at the University of Utah Campus on March 22 and 23.
Early Bird Registration ends on February 1, 2018.
Register Here – http://tinyurl.com/ucet18
#YOUcet Where the focus is YOU! #UCET

Do Something Good

Written by Tricia Jackson on . Posted in #ucet18

Have you done something good for yourself lately? Can you imagine a day or two without students, tests, or administrators? Just fellow educators, robots, presenters, prizes, games, breakouts, learning and fun! Register for UCET before February 1 and get the Early Bird discount. Come enjoy our style of playground, exciting ignite stories, hands on workshops and delicious lunches and snacks. UCET is the place to be on Thursday, 3/22 and Friday, 3/23, 2018 at the University of Utah. #YOUcet Where the focus is YOU! #UCET
Treat Yourself! Register here. http://tinyurl.com/ucet18