FETC and CUE Announce Exclusive Partnership To Produce Major West Coast Event
[Editor's Note: The following is a press release issued today by 1105 Media, the parent company of THE Journal. --D.N.]
FETC, a part of 1105 Media's Educational Technology Group, and CUE, a leading producer of professional development events for the educational technology community, are partnering to produce an annual event in Northern California, beginning October 2008. This conference will target K-20 educators, the education community, and administrators of all levels and will focus on identifying and sharing innovative teaching and learning solutions to enhance student achievement. FETC holds one of the nation's premier educational technology conferences in Florida each year, while CUE produces the largest educational technology conference on the West Coast.
"CUE is proud to partner with FETC to deliver a top-flight educational technology conference in Northern California. Working with the experienced staff behind the FETC conference, we expect to redefine the conference experience for attendees and exhibitors, advancing student learning," said Mike Lawrence, executive director, CUE.
"We are extremely excited about the opportunity to team up with CUE, whose outstanding credentials and integrity speak volumes for the quality service they provide. CUE has been a leader in educational technology since its inception, and we believe our bi-coastal partnership will offer expanded opportunities for educators to learn from leaders in the field, as well as from each other, on how to make the classroom a more dynamic and exciting place to learn," added Mike Eason, executive director, FETC.
Details on the Northern California event will be released in early 2008.
CUE, Inc. (Computer-Using Educators Inc.), based in Oakland, CA, maintains a membership base in the thousands. CUE has provided leadership in education and technology for 30 years through high-quality professional development, legislative advocacy, publications, and professional collaboration, as well as through its premier educational technology conference. More information on CUE Inc. is available at www.cue.org.
Started in 1981, FETC (Florida Educational Technology Conference), a division of 1105 Media Inc., draws more than 8,000 attendees in pursuit of knowledge and skills to enhance teaching and administration through the use of technology. The event also features more than 500 companies showcasing their product and service solutions for the educational technology market. The annual conference will be held January 22-25, 2008 in Orlando, FL, offering more than 250 sessions and workshops for teachers, principals and deans, district administrators, curriculum designers, media specialists, and technology directors. For more information on FETC, visit www.fetc.org.
About 1105 Media Inc.
1105 Media Inc. is a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted business to business markets, including specialized sectors of the information technology community; industrial health, safety, and compliance; security; environmental protection; and home healthcare. 1105's offerings span print and online magazines, journals, and newsletters; seminars, conferences, and trade shows; training courseware; and Web-based services. 1105 Media is based in Chatsworth, CA, with offices throughout the United States.
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