So Cal Educators to Learn About Newest Apps, Hottest Products and Best Innovations for Classrooms

Oct 17, 2012, 13:31 ET from Los Angeles County Office of Education

Oct. 19 Ed Tech Event at CSULA is Among the State's Largest

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of teachers, technology coordinators and superintendents from around Southern California will gather at Cal State L.A. for a special yearly conference on the innovative and effective ways technology is being used at K-12 schools.

The 21st Century Learners Symposium, presented by the Los Angeles County Office of Education, is one of the largest education technology events in the state. It will feature presentations, workshops and product/service displays on successful and "hot" classroom uses, trends and applications. Specific topics will include online and blended learning, mobile technology, digital textbooks, apps for learning, as well as Google and Web 2.0 tools.

WHAT: The 21st Century Learners Symposium (2012)

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 — 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: CSULA Golden Eagle Conference Center, 5151 State University Dr., L.A. 90032
PARKING: Available via main Welcome Center/Kiosk on Paseo Rancho Castilla

WHO: More than 500 K-12 educators and staff from school districts throughout the Southland. All-day featured presentations include hands-on product and demonstration sessions, best practices for the integration of technology in the classroom and a Chromebook Cafe staffed by Google Chromebook specialists offering advice on cloud computing.

Morning keynoter (9:30 a.m.): Marco Torres, Education Technology expert and former California Teacher of the Year
Afternoon keynoter (12:50 p.m.): Dr. David C. Dwyer, Founder/CEO, Ednovate & USC Hybrid HS

The Symposium is presented by the L.A. County Office of Education's Instructional Technology Outreach and California Technology Assistance (Region 11) Project.

In addition to open interview opportunities with presenters, experts and participants, there will be numerous displays/demonstrations by product and service vendors.

CONTACTS: Sharon Harvey, ITO: 562-922-8652
Nimfa Rueda, LACOE: 562 922-6360 or 562-305-0445 (cell)

SOURCE Los Angeles County Office of Education