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Teaching with Spatial Technology

Description: Spend time this summer learning how to explore the world and your local community using Geographic Information Systems GIS, global positioning system GPS and remote sensing at the Teaching with Spatial Technology Workshop TwiST. In its 9th summer, K-12 and college educators will spend 4 days this summer from June 28 – July 2, 2010 at Cayuga Community College in Auburn, NY. During this 4-day workshop educators will learn how to use a variety of GIS tools such as Google Earth and ArcGIS. Using these tools participants will map features important to the conservation of their local watershed. Topics to be covered this year in the workshop will go beyond just water resources. Participants will also use geospatial technologies to explore solar and wind power as sources of alternative energies and explore global environmental issues. Participants will learn how to collect and gather data to create their own lessons and how to tie them into state education standards. Registration is $400. The fee includes: 4-days of training, a GPS instrument, notebooks of materials, data, the opportunity to obtain an ESRI school-wide site license at a discounted rate, lunches and approximately $1,200 worth of additional GIS learning resources. Graduate credit is available from SUNY-ESF for an additional fee. The registration deadline for TwiST is May 28. For more information, visit www.iagt.org/twist. Organization Info: Institute for the Application of Geospatial Technology www.iagt.org/twist

Start Date: Monday, June 28, 2010 at 8:00 AM

End Date: Thursday, July 01, 2010 at 5:00 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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Institute for the Application of Geospatial Technology

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Sustainable Energy Education and Training (SEET) Technology Workshop

Description: The 2010 Sustainable Energy Education and Training SEET Technology Workshop is facilitated by the Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center ATEEC and hosted this year by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory NREL. The SEET technology workshop will be held at NREL''s facilities in Golden, Colorado from June 20 through July 1, 2010 and is open to community college and high school instructors of energy technology. Topics to be addressed include sustainability, renewable energy, energy efficiency, and energy conservation. For more information on this professional development opportunity, visit ATEEC''s Web site at www.ateec.org/profdev/seet/2010.htm. Organization Info: Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center www.ateec.org/profdev/seet/2010.htm.

Start Date: Sunday, June 20, 2010

End Date: Thursday, July 01, 2010

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center

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ATEEC Fellows Institute

Description: The annual ATEEC Fellows Institute is presented by the Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center ATEEC and is hosted by the Eastern Iowa Community College District. High school and community college teachers of environmental technology or a related field are invited to apply. This year's institute theme is flood management and will be held in Muscatine, Iowa from June 20 through June 29. For more information on this event, visit ATEEC's Web site at www.ateec.org/profdev/fellows/next.htm. Organization Info: Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center www.ateec.org/profdev/fellows/next.htm

Start Date: Sunday, June 20, 2010

End Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2010

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center

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Computer Hardware Essentials for Teachers (ELKHORN, WI)

Description: Registration for this seminar requires approval. You will be sent a confirming email from the registrar. This class will cover core competencies in the latest PC hardware and software technologies as well as safety and environmental issues and soft skills. There will be a special unit focusing on Cyber Security. The course will cover all topics required for CompTIA’s new A+ 2009 Certification and the new Cisco IT Essentials curriculum version 4.1. This course’s focus is on the training needs of high school IT faculty although it will also be open to College IT faculty. Attendees will have opportunity to gain certification as Cisco Instructor for Cisco IT Essentials curriculum. Instructor: Rebecca Marschner has been a full-time instructor at Gateway Technical College since August of 1994, teaching in the Customer Support Specialist and more recently the Network Specialist programs. She has taught courses not only in computer hardware and software troubleshooting, but also in Help Desk support, Security and the Cisco Network Academy Program. She has obtained her CCNA and CCAI from Cisco Systems. NO REGISTRATION FEE for Full-time Wisconsin high school & WTCS Faculty WTCS Funded Training. Others: $300WI/MN Residents only. Organization Info: CSSIA www.cssia.org

Start Date: Monday, June 21, 2010 at 9:00 AM

End Date: Friday, June 25, 2010 at 5:00 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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CSSIA

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Geospatial Education Conference

Description: The National Geospatial Technology Center, Jefferson Community and Technical College, and the Kentucky Information Technology Center KITCenter in Partnership with Kentucky Geographic Alliance and University of Kentucky Tracy Farmer Institute for Sustainability and the Environment and advice from the Kentucky Division of Geographic Information, is proud to announce a regional one day conference to be held Wednesday, June 23, 2010 with pre-conference workshops scheduled for Monday, June 21 and Tuesday, June 22 on the Southwest campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College in Louisville, Kentucky. This second annual conference provides a regional and Kentucky perspective of geospatial education in the P-16 segment. Presentations by leaders and practitioners in the field will provide participants with an up-to-date view. Plenary sessions and professional development tracks include the following topics: -Educational initiatives in GIS, remote sensing and other geospatial fields -What’s the outlook for P-16 geospatial careers in Kentucky and the region -Current software development and applications for geospatial education Organization Info: KCTCS www.kctcs.edu

Start Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 8:30 AM

End Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 4:30 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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KCTCS

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GeoCaching

Description: GeoCaching half day event, 1:00 - 4:00 pm As part of the GeoEd’10 preconference activities, there will be a GeoCaching event held on the Southwest Campus of Jefferson CTC. GeoCaching is the discovery of items hidden at specified longitude and latitude. The participant will use a GPS to find these locations. Those finding the most caches in the least amount of time will be awarded a prize. This activity will be both a networking event and a fun way to learn more about the function of GPS. GPS units will be provided to those who do not own their own device.Attendance of "Using a GPS Across the Curriculum" Workshop is not mandatory. Instructors: Ross Allen This workshop will meet in Room 111 of the Business Building. Organization Info: KCTCS www.kctcs.edu Grant Number: 0532651/0801893

Start Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 1:00 PM

End Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 4:00 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

Presented by
KCTCS

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Cisco Networking Academy CCNA Network Security for Teachers

Description: The Cisco Networking Academy has released a new CCNA level network security curriculum for Fall 2009. The new course provides students with in-depth network security education and a comprehensive understanding of network security concepts. The course is designed to provide students with hands-on knowledge and skills, emphasizing practical experience needed for entry-level job roles in network security. This curriculum reflects the latest network security technologies and provides hands-on exercises. The hands-on exercises teach installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and devices. The class is designed to prepare students for CCNA Security certification IINS 640-553 exam. There is a mandatory orientation meeting and capstone session scheduled for this course. Orientation is June 18th, 2010 from 8:30a.m. - 12:30p.m. - webex The class session is schedule June 23rd, 24th and 25th, 2010 from 8:30a.m. - 4:30p.m. @ Westchester Community College. Capstone is July 2nd, 2010 from 2p.m. - 4p.m. - webex. One week prior to the orientation, registrants will receive the class agenda, curriculum and labs via e-mail. List of local hotels: LaQuinta Inn & Suites Elmsford 914-761-3300 Westchester Marriott 914-631-2200 Crowne Plaza Hotel White Plains-Downtown 914-682-0050 Extended Stay America White Plains - Elmsford 914-347-8073 Hampton Inn White Plains/Tarrytown 914-592-5680 If I were to make recommendations for it, the Extended Stay America is about the cheapest in the area followed by LaQuinta. Our conference is using the Westchester Marriot, however, they are giving us a special rate for the conference, but they are usually at the higher end. However, they are the nicest in the area. Airport: Westchester County Airport 240 Airport Road White Plains, NY 10604 Organization Info: CSSIA www.cssia.org

Start Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 8:30 AM

End Date: Friday, June 25, 2010 at 4:30 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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CSSIA

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GeoEd '10 Geospatial Education Conference

Description: The National Geospatial Technology Center, Jefferson Community and Technical College, and the Kentucky Information Technology Center KITCenter in Partnership with Kentucky Geographic Alliance and University of Kentucky Tracy Farmer Institute for Sustainability and the Environment and advice from the Kentucky Division of Geographic Information, is proud to announce a regional one day conference to be held Wednesday, June 23, 2010 with pre-conference workshops scheduled for Monday, June 21 and Tuesday, June 22 on the Southwest campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College in Louisville, Kentucky. This second annual conference provides a regional and Kentucky perspective of geospatial education in the P-16 segment. Presentations by leaders and practitioners in the field will provide participants with an up-to-date view. Plenary sessions and professional development tracks include the following topics: -Educational initiatives in GIS, remote sensing and other geospatial fields -What’s the outlook for P-16 geospatial careers in Kentucky and the region -Current software development and applications for geospatial education Geospatial pre-conference workshops will be held Monday, June 21 through Tuesday, June 22. As soon as the workshops are finalized and scheduled, separate inviations to each workshop will be sent. All conference events and pre-conference workshops will be held on the Southwest campus of Jefferson Community and Technical College, approximately 9 miles from Louisville International Airport. Hotel reservations can be made at the Comfort Suites Hotel at 502-964-0740. Ask for Donna Thompson and mention group#101155 for a discounted rate of $74 + taxes per night. For additional information requests, contact tammy.mccollum@kctcs.edu Organization Info: GeoTech Center www.geotechcenter.org

Start Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 8:30 AM

End Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 5:00 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

Presented by
GeoTech Center

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Intermediate GIS

Description: Intermediate GIS 2 day workshop This workshop is designed for those who have used geospatial software specifically ArcVIew. The workshop will be taught using ArcInfo 9.3.1. This workshop will cover the following topics: data projections and need for projections, creating and using geodatabases, using ArcCatalog to create new labels, heads up digitization, using raster data, using digital elevation models, using ArcScene and 3D analysis, creating spider diagrams, counting of data through Excel and ArcView, GeoCoding of address data, and georeferencing of data. Upon completion of this workshop participants will be given access to the software via a terminal service connection, access to data and access to additional curriculum content which they can use to continue their learn and/or use with student learners. Instructor: Vince DiNoto Lunch will be provided. This workshop will meet in Room 108 of the Business Building. Organization Info: KCTCS www.kctcs.edu Grant Number: 0532651/0801893

Start Date: Monday, June 21, 2010 at 9:00 AM

End Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 4:00 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

Presented by
KCTCS

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Introduction to GIS

Description: Introduction to GIS 2 day workshop This workshop is designed for those with little or no experience in the geospatial field of study and would like to learn either the basics of ArcView. The workshop is designed both for those interesting in teaching a class in ArcGIS or wishing to use ArcGIS concepts within another course as a component part. This workshop will cover the concepts of joining of data, merging of shapefiles, symbology associated with shapefiles, downloading data from external sources, utilizing basemaps, setting zoom levels on when data turns on or off, labeling of map features, creating a map with legends, titles, directional arrows and scale, using a GPS and importing XY data. The participants will be given access to the software, all content covered in the workshop and additional concepts to continue the learning process which was begun in the workshop. Instructor: Mike Rudibaugh Lunch will be provided. This workshop will meet in Room 110A of the Business Building. Organization Info: KCTCS www.kctcs.edu Grant Number: 0532651/0801893

Start Date: Monday, June 21, 2010 at 9:00 AM

End Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 4:00 PM

TimeZone: Eastern Standard Time (North America)

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KCTCS

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