#UCET18 Teacher Grants

Written by Pam Turley on . Posted in Grants

Did you know that UCET awards grants of up to $1500 each year? The only requirements are to attend both days of the conference March 22-23 and apply for a grant requesting items from any of our generous vendors. Applications will open from March 23-April 19, 2018. 

Don’t miss our Over-the-Shoulder presentation at UCET spotlighting last year’s grant winners!

Games Galore!

Written by Tricia Jackson on . Posted in #ucet18

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

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

Call for UCET Volunteers

Written by Clint Stephens on . Posted in 2018 Conference

Are YOUcet? We are so excited for our upcoming UCET Conference March 22-23 at the University of Utah, but really need your help to pull it off. Be a critical part of making the conference a success by becoming an official UCET Volunteer! Please share this with any other educators that you know will be attending the conference as well. 
 
 
Volunteer Benefits:
  • A wonderful T-shirt you can sport around your school and neighborhood!
  • Your name in a volunteers-only drawing for a fantastic prize!
  • A special thank you gift!
  • The warm and fuzzy feeling you will get knowing you helped out a great organization!
  • A chance to network with some amazing people!
  • Our undying gratitude
Learn more about what areas of the conference we need help with on the UCET Volunteer page. Closer to the conference, we will send you another form to choose your day and time slot. 
 
Thanks for your participation!

Show Some Appreciation

Written by Tricia Jackson on . Posted in #ucet18

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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

Recognize a Great Teacher or Leader by February 23

Written by Pam Turley on . Posted in #ucet18, Awards

Do you know an outstanding educator or school leader who deserves recognition? Nominations for all #UCET18 awards are open from now until Friday, February 23, 2018.  Award winners will be announced Thursday, March 22, 2018, at the opening session of #UCET18.

Submission Form for All Awards

UCET Awards

UCET Outstanding Teacher of the Year – This award recognizes and honors a teacher who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership in implementing technology to improve education. (PK-12 classroom teacher). $500 cash and plaque.

UCET Outstanding Leader of the Year – This award recognizes and honors a leader who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership in implementing technology to improve education. The nominee can be a principal, superintendent, school or district technology staff, regional technology trainer, etc. The one stipulation is that the nominee is not a PK-12 classroom teacher. They may have a teaching certificate but their current position is not as a classroom teacher. $500 cash and plaque.

UCET Outstanding Young Educator of the Year – This award will be presented to an outstanding young educator (under the age of 35) who demonstrates vision, innovation, action, and transformation using technology to improve teaching and learning. $250 cash and plaque.

ISTE Award

Making IT Happen Award – Making IT Happen is an internationally recognized awards program administered by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). This program honors educational technology educators and leaders for their commitment and innovation. ISTE sponsors the award, the jacket, and a press release about the award recipient. UCET sponsors a $500 cash award for the Making IT Happen recipient. Read more about this award here.

UCET must submit the Making IT Happen Award winner’s name and other information to ISTE well in advance to ensure that the Making IT Happen Award winner receives the coveted black (for men) or pink (for ladies) jacket.