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Thursday, April 2
 

7:30am

Registration
Thursday April 2, 2015 7:30am - 8:30am
Small Gym 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

7:30am

Presenter/Vendor Lounge
A gathering spot for presenters and vendors.

Thursday April 2, 2015 7:30am - 4:00pm
Room 2104 Faculty Room 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

7:30am

QR Wild

QR codes will lead you on a Utah/UCET adventure without even leaving the building. Winners throughout the conference will receive great prizes. Get to know new people, discover the vendor hall, and spice up your conference experience by installing the UCET15 QR Wild app onto your smart phone or tablet. Use the app to scan QR codes hidden around the conference.

Android * iOS 


Speakers
avatar for Justin Andrew Andersen

Justin Andrew Andersen

Junior High Teacher - Blogger, Northwest Middle School
Educator, and Technology Geek trying to find the perfect blend of classroom and technology. Presenter at UCET 2013 Classroom Teacher with experience using this technology.


Thursday April 2, 2015 7:30am - 4:00pm
UCET Conference 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

7:30am

TCC
A gathering spot for technology directors.

Thursday April 2, 2015 7:30am - 4:00pm
T-100 Tech Atrium 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

7:30am

Ask Me
Look for UCET volunteers. They will be able to direct you to your session, to the closest restroom, food, and the vendor area. If a volunteer does not know the answer, they will get a UCET board member to help you.

Speakers
avatar for Sam Thompson

Sam Thompson

Technology Instructional Coach, Park City School District
Technology Instructional Coach, PCSD. Love all things ed tech. Obsessed with cars and all things outdoors.
avatar for Pam Turley

Pam Turley

Technology Specialist, Nebo School District
@pamturley55


Thursday April 2, 2015 7:30am - 4:45pm
Small Gym, Hallways 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

7:30am

First Aid Assistance
Feeling sick? Got hurt? We can't administer any medication, but we have band aids, bandages, sitting area, and will do our best to get you the medical help you need. If it is an emergency, please dial 911.

Speakers
avatar for Charice Carroll

Charice Carroll

Distance Education Specialist, Utah Education & Telehealth Network
Charice has worked with Interactive Videoconferencing in Utah for over 28 years, the last 22 with Utah Education Network. She has a B.S. in Broadcast Communications from Weber State University and an M.Ed. in Learning and Technology from Western Governors University.
avatar for Robert Gordon

Robert Gordon

Canyons School District
Education Technology Specialist, Canyons School District Robert is currently serving as UCET Past President, and working as a Canyons Educational Technology Team Lead. Formerly a clssroom teacher and Technology Integration Specialist for the NUES region. | Robert loves working with... Read More →


Thursday April 2, 2015 7:30am - 4:45pm
Small Gym 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

7:30am

Pre-Conference Challenge - #techelevated
Conference activities - Participate in our #techelevated challenge in the months leading up to the UCET conference. Each monthly winner will be awarded a free conference registration.

Speakers
avatar for Justin Andrew Andersen

Justin Andrew Andersen

Junior High Teacher - Blogger, Northwest Middle School
Educator, and Technology Geek trying to find the perfect blend of classroom and technology. Presenter at UCET 2013 Classroom Teacher with experience using this technology.


Thursday April 2, 2015 7:30am - 4:45pm
Online 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

7:30am

Twitter Prizes
Conference Activities - Tweet about your #techelevated experiences at #ucet15. Conference attendees who post to Twitter and Instagram using our conference hashtags will be eligible for random prize drawings throughout the conference.

Speakers
avatar for Justin Andrew Andersen

Justin Andrew Andersen

Junior High Teacher - Blogger, Northwest Middle School
Educator, and Technology Geek trying to find the perfect blend of classroom and technology. Presenter at UCET 2013 Classroom Teacher with experience using this technology.


Thursday April 2, 2015 7:30am - 4:45pm
Auditorium 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

8:30am

Opening Session
Welcome to UCET. Opening remarks by UCET President. General information about conference sessions, SUU credit, recertification points, etc. UCET awards recipients honored.

Speakers
avatar for Tricia Jackson

Tricia Jackson

Online Learning Administrator, Park City School District


Thursday April 2, 2015 8:30am - 9:00am
Auditorium 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

8:30am

Tech Elevated Swap Meet
Conference activities - Meet new people! Expand your face-to-face PLN (Personal Learning Network)! Collect all of the amazing Tech Elevated UCET poster designs! It’s the UCET15 Swap Meet!

How does it work? Each attendee will receive one UCET trading card in their conference bag. On the back of the trading card will be lines to write down the Twitter handles of people you meet FTF (Face-to-Face) at the conference. No fair just writing down random Twitter usernames… you have to meet them IRL (In Real Life)!

When you fill your card, show it to one of our volunteers at any of the six volunteer tables around the conference to be entered into the Swap Meet prize drawing! You’ll receive a new trading card so you can start collecting twitter handles again. Each completed card is a new chance to win! Collect all eight designs. Winners will be announced via twitter throughout the conference.

Speakers
avatar for Justin Andrew Andersen

Justin Andrew Andersen

Junior High Teacher - Blogger, Northwest Middle School
Educator, and Technology Geek trying to find the perfect blend of classroom and technology. Presenter at UCET 2013 Classroom Teacher with experience using this technology.


Thursday April 2, 2015 8:30am - 4:30pm
Hallways 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

9:00am

12 Traits of Tech-Elevated Educators
Teaching can be toxic and the challenges of teaching today seem bigger than ever. But there are things that every teacher can do to improve their teaching tomorrow. It starts with changing what you can change: yourself. Learn what to change, how to change, and how to keep the mindset that keeps you in tip-top shape for your students and for living your life well.

Speakers
avatar for Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis

Teacher/IT Director, Westwood Schools/Cool Cat Teacher Blog
Named as the #4 Influencer in Education Technology on Onalytica's list of education influencers. Hello! I'm Vicki Davis, a classroom teacher with 14 years of experience teaching high school. I have 18 years of experience teaching teachers how to use technology in the classroom. I... Read More →


Thursday April 2, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Auditorium 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

10:15am

Thursday Lunch
Today's options include: Pasta or Sandwiches to Go.

Breakfast
Please feel free to eat a hearty meal before arriving. This year water and granola bar will be provided in your conference bag.  Water and coffee will also be available all morning.

Lunch
Thursday: Community Select Box OR Pasta with Salad

Community Select Box - Variety of premium ham, oven-roasted turkey breast or chicken salad with almonds and pineapple on your choice of bread: all-butter croissant, organic wheat wrap, onion bun or NEW! telera bread (a chewy, flatter French-style bread.) or Vegetarian wrap sandwich. Boxed with leafy lettuce and tomato, chips, pickle, chocolate chip cookie

Pasta


  • Chicken Pasta - Primo Penne pasta topped with tomato-basil sauce, natural, grilled chicken breast and Asiago cheese with garlic bread.

  • Zucchini Garden - Pasta Bowtie pasta topped with roasted herb tomatoes, organic spinach, roasted zucchini, artichokes and Asiago cheese with garlic bread.

  • Side Salad - Mixed salad greens and garden fresh veggies tossed with cheese and croutons.



Friday: Community Select Box
Community Select Box - Variety of premium ham, oven-roasted turkey breast or chicken salad with almonds and pineapple on your choice of bread: all-butter croissant, organic wheat wrap, onion bun or NEW! telera bread (a chewy, flatter French-style bread.) or Vegetarian wrap sandwich. Boxed with leafy lettuce and tomato, chips, pickle, chocolate chip cookie


Snack Break Friday


  • Decadent Dessert Bites Tray A delightful assortment of bite-sized dessert bars.

  • Mini chocolate chip cookies.


  

Speakers
avatar for PJ Giles

PJ Giles

Educational Technology Specialist, Canyons School District
P.J. Giles is currently an Educational Technology Specialist in the Canyons School District in Sandy, UT. She has presented in previous ISTE, UCET, and UATT conferences about various digital tools and Web 2.0 resources. She served as a Board Member of UCET for 5 years. In a world... Read More →


Thursday April 2, 2015 10:15am - 1:00pm
Cafeteria 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

2:15pm

Utah’s Own Snack Break
Conference Activities - Come grab a bite and gab a bit with friends and local Utah companies. The snack break will be located near the Vendor Hall Thursday, April 2 from 2:15 to 2:45 p.m.

Thursday April 2, 2015 2:15pm - 2:45pm
Main Gym Hallway 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

4:15pm

UCET Prize Giveaway
Conference Activities - Join us for the closing sessions as we wrap up each day and give out goodies. Amazing prizes have been provided by UCET, vendors, the Utah Office of Tourism, and Utah's Own. The final grand prize from the vendor punch card will be selected in the final minutes of the conference.

Speakers
avatar for Shauna Jensen

Shauna Jensen

Presenter, Granite School District


Thursday April 2, 2015 4:15pm - 4:45pm
Auditorium 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096
 
Friday, April 3
 

7:30am

Registration
Friday April 3, 2015 7:30am - 8:30am
Small Gym 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

7:30am

Elections
UCET Board elections will be conducted through a Google form on Friday, April 3, 2015, from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. An email will be sent to all UCET members with instructions explaining how to access the ballot and vote. Please be sure to vote during the allotted window of time. Please only vote once. More information about elections, including a list of candidates, can be found at http://www.ucet.org/conference/elections-ballot/. The election results will be announced in our Closing Session on Friday, April 3, 2015.

Friday April 3, 2015 7:30am - 2:30pm
Online 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

7:30am

Presenter/Vendor Lounge
A gathering spot for presenters and vendors.

Friday April 3, 2015 7:30am - 4:00pm
Room 2104 Faculty Room 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

7:30am

QR Wild

QR codes will lead you on a Utah/UCET adventure without even leaving the building. Winners throughout the conference will receive great prizes. Get to know new people, discover the vendor hall, and spice up your conference experience by installing the UCET15 QR Wild app onto your smart phone or tablet. Use the app to scan QR codes hidden around the conference.

Android * iOS


Speakers
avatar for Justin Andrew Andersen

Justin Andrew Andersen

Junior High Teacher - Blogger, Northwest Middle School
Educator, and Technology Geek trying to find the perfect blend of classroom and technology. Presenter at UCET 2013 Classroom Teacher with experience using this technology.


Friday April 3, 2015 7:30am - 4:00pm
UCET Conference 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

7:30am

TCC
A gathering spot for technology directors.

Friday April 3, 2015 7:30am - 4:00pm
T-100 Tech Atrium 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

7:30am

Ask Me
Look for UCET volunteers. They will be able to direct you to your session, to the closest restroom, food, and the vendor area. If a volunteer does not know the answer, they will get a UCET board member to help you.

Speakers
avatar for Sam Thompson

Sam Thompson

Technology Instructional Coach, Park City School District
Technology Instructional Coach, PCSD. Love all things ed tech. Obsessed with cars and all things outdoors.
avatar for Pam Turley

Pam Turley

Technology Specialist, Nebo School District
@pamturley55


Friday April 3, 2015 7:30am - 4:45pm
Small Gym, Hallways 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

7:30am

First Aid Assistance
Feeling sick? Got hurt? We can't administer any medication, but we have band aids, bandages, sitting area, and will do our best to get you the medical help you need. If it is an emergency, please dial 911.

Speakers
avatar for Charice Carroll

Charice Carroll

Distance Education Specialist, Utah Education & Telehealth Network
Charice has worked with Interactive Videoconferencing in Utah for over 28 years, the last 22 with Utah Education Network. She has a B.S. in Broadcast Communications from Weber State University and an M.Ed. in Learning and Technology from Western Governors University.
avatar for Robert Gordon

Robert Gordon

Canyons School District
Education Technology Specialist, Canyons School District Robert is currently serving as UCET Past President, and working as a Canyons Educational Technology Team Lead. Formerly a clssroom teacher and Technology Integration Specialist for the NUES region. | Robert loves working with... Read More →


Friday April 3, 2015 7:30am - 4:45pm
Small Gym 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

7:30am

Twitter Prizes
Conference Activities - Tweet about your #techelevated experiences at #ucet15. Conference attendees who post to Twitter and Instagram using our conference hashtags will be eligible for random prize drawings throughout the conference.

Speakers
avatar for Justin Andrew Andersen

Justin Andrew Andersen

Junior High Teacher - Blogger, Northwest Middle School
Educator, and Technology Geek trying to find the perfect blend of classroom and technology. Presenter at UCET 2013 Classroom Teacher with experience using this technology.


Friday April 3, 2015 7:30am - 4:45pm
Auditorium 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

8:30am

Utah Trivia - Get Kahoot!
Conference activities - Test your knowlege of Utah and UCET trivia in our Kahoot! challenge. Be sure to bring your computer or mobile device to the auditorium for our UCET Kahoot game on Friday, April 3 at 8:30 am.

Speakers
avatar for Justin Andrew Andersen

Justin Andrew Andersen

Junior High Teacher - Blogger, Northwest Middle School
Educator, and Technology Geek trying to find the perfect blend of classroom and technology. Presenter at UCET 2013 Classroom Teacher with experience using this technology.


Friday April 3, 2015 8:30am - 8:40am
Auditorium 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

8:30am

Opening Session
Welcome to UCET. Opening remarks by UCET President. General information about conference sessions, SUU credit, recertification points, etc. UCET awards recipients honored.

Speakers
avatar for Tricia Jackson

Tricia Jackson

Online Learning Administrator, Park City School District


Friday April 3, 2015 8:30am - 9:00am
Auditorium 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

8:30am

Tech Elevated Swap Meet
Conference activities - Meet new people! Expand your face-to-face PLN (Personal Learning Network)! Collect all of the amazing Tech Elevated UCET poster designs! It’s the UCET15 Swap Meet!

How does it work? Each attendee will receive one UCET trading card in their conference bag. On the back of the trading card will be lines to write down the Twitter handles of people you meet FTF (Face-to-Face) at the conference. No fair just writing down random Twitter usernames… you have to meet them IRL (In Real Life)!

When you fill your card, show it to one of our volunteers at any of the six volunteer tables around the conference to be entered into the Swap Meet prize drawing! You’ll receive a new trading card so you can start collecting twitter handles again. Each completed card is a new chance to win! Collect all eight designs. Winners will be announced via twitter throughout the conference.

Speakers
avatar for Justin Andrew Andersen

Justin Andrew Andersen

Junior High Teacher - Blogger, Northwest Middle School
Educator, and Technology Geek trying to find the perfect blend of classroom and technology. Presenter at UCET 2013 Classroom Teacher with experience using this technology.


Friday April 3, 2015 8:30am - 4:30pm
Hallways 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

9:00am

The Barriers to Entry are Gone. Will You Join the Revolution?
Never in our history has there been a time when anyone can get involved in the tech industry. Formal education and financial backing are no longer required to experience major success in this wide-open field. Learn what educational resources are available today and what tools are out there to help anyone participate in the mobile technology revolution.

Speakers
avatar for Jay McFarland

Jay McFarland

Talk Show Host, KSL Newsradio
Jay Mcfarland spent most of his early career as a restaurant owner and operator in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas Nevada. At the age of 29 he was asked to run 42 restaurants for a national corporation. In 2002 Jay financed a small talk radio show with a desire to have an impact on local... Read More →


Friday April 3, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Auditorium 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

10:15am

Friday Lunch
Today's options include: Sandwiches to Go.

Breakfast
Please feel free to eat a hearty meal before arriving. This year water and granola bar will be provided in your conference bag.  Water and coffee will also be available all morning.

Lunch
Thursday: Community Select Box OR Pasta with Salad

Community Select Box - Variety of premium ham, oven-roasted turkey breast or chicken salad with almonds and pineapple on your choice of bread: all-butter croissant, organic wheat wrap, onion bun or NEW! telera bread (a chewy, flatter French-style bread.) or Vegetarian wrap sandwich. Boxed with leafy lettuce and tomato, chips, pickle, chocolate chip cookie

Pasta


  • Chicken Pasta - Primo Penne pasta topped with tomato-basil sauce, natural, grilled chicken breast and Asiago cheese with garlic bread.

  • Zucchini Garden - Pasta Bowtie pasta topped with roasted herb tomatoes, organic spinach, roasted zucchini, artichokes and Asiago cheese with garlic bread.

  • Side Salad - Mixed salad greens and garden fresh veggies tossed with cheese and croutons.



Friday: Community Select Box
Community Select Box - Variety of premium ham, oven-roasted turkey breast or chicken salad with almonds and pineapple on your choice of bread: all-butter croissant, organic wheat wrap, onion bun or NEW! telera bread (a chewy, flatter French-style bread.) or Vegetarian wrap sandwich. Boxed with leafy lettuce and tomato, chips, pickle, chocolate chip cookie


Snack Break Friday


  • Decadent Dessert Bites Tray A delightful assortment of bite-sized dessert bars.

  • Mini chocolate chip cookies.


 

Speakers
avatar for PJ Giles

PJ Giles

Educational Technology Specialist, Canyons School District
P.J. Giles is currently an Educational Technology Specialist in the Canyons School District in Sandy, UT. She has presented in previous ISTE, UCET, and UATT conferences about various digital tools and Web 2.0 resources. She served as a Board Member of UCET for 5 years. In a world... Read More →


Friday April 3, 2015 10:15am - 1:00pm
Cafeteria 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

2:15pm

Friday Snack Break
Conference Activities - Come grab a bite and gab a bit with friends while visiting the vendor hall. The snack break will be located near the Vendor Hall Friday, April 3 from 2:15 to 2:45.

Friday April 3, 2015 2:15pm - 2:45pm
Main Gym Hallway 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

2:30pm

Conference Credit

Procedure for Obtaining, University Credit, USOE Credit, or Licensure Points

NOTE: There will be online only options for all of these choices.

Please choose only one of the following:

University Credit (SUU EDUC 5455-303) One (1) Credit Hour
One hour of university credit will be available from SUU – Southern Utah University for $21 (a check payable to SUU is required).  To receive SUU credit (EDUC 5455-303) you must do the following:

  • Day 1 and 2
    • Register for USOE Credit by completing the UCET 2014 Course Registration in OnTrack
    • Attend the keynote(s).
    • Attend all eight sessions. A one hour visit to the vendor hall counts as one session. Vendor visits may only be used one time.
    • Fill out the SUU/USOE Learning Artifact – UCET Conference form for each session
  • April 17, 2015
  • April 24, 2015
    • Complete the SUU Credit forms found online or at the registration booth.
    • Complete a personal check or money order payable to SUU for $21
    • Paperclip or staple the SUU Credit Form and payment together.
    • Mail the form and payment to: Rick Gaisford, Utah State Office of Education, 250 East 500 South, P.O. Box 144200, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4200

You will not receive notice that you have received SUU credit.  You are responsible for requesting a copy of your SUU transcript with the credit recorded.  You may contact the SUU registrar at 435-586-7715 to request a copy of your transcript.  Please be aware that credit will not be posted until after the end of next semester. 

USOE Inservice Credit One (1) Credit Hour
One hour of lane change credit is available from USOE.  To receive a USOE credit you must do the following:

  • Day 1 and 2
    • Register for USOE Credit by completing the UCET 2014 Course Registration in OnTrack
    • Attend the keynote(s).
    • Attend all eight sessions. A one hour visit to the vendor hall counts as one session. Vendor visits may only be used one time.
    • Fill out the SUU/USOE Learning Artifact – UCET Conference form for each session
  • April 17, 2015

 
You will not receive notice that you have received a USOE credit.  Credit will be available through the OnTrack system in your Cactus report. 

Licensure Points
For those NOT interested in SUU or USOE credit, you may receive licensure points at the end of the conference for the hours attended.  The “Licensure Points” Certificate will be emailed to you by request. The deadline is April 17, 2015, via http://goo.gl/dX3QNi You may receive up to 14 points maximum (7 points each day) for attending the UCET Conference.

SUU/USOE Learning Artifact – UCET Conference – http://goo.gl/SSGnr6
SUU/USOE Google Form Submission – http://goo.gl/dX3QNi 
SUU Forms – http://goo.gl/ivNZ74



Speakers
avatar for Rick Gaisford

Rick Gaisford

Technology Specialist, USBE
Rick is the Educational Technology Specialist at USBE, and has worked for decades at the state and national level. His reputation is impeccable. He knows and is well respected by key national and state leaders. He truly loves teaching an learning. And to top it off, his personality... Read More →


Friday April 3, 2015 2:30pm - 4:45pm
Online 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

4:15pm

UCET Prize Giveaway
Conference Activities - Join us for the closing sessions as we wrap up each day and give out goodies. Amazing prizes have been provided by UCET, vendors, the Utah Office of Tourism, and Utah's Own. The final grand prize from the vendor punch card will be selected in the final minutes of the conference.

Speakers
avatar for Shauna Jensen

Shauna Jensen

Presenter, Granite School District


Friday April 3, 2015 4:15pm - 4:45pm
Auditorium 11917 South 600 West, Herriman, Utah 84096