Media Advisory: Registration open for the 2012 Powering Up With Technology Conference

Media Advisory: Registration open for the 2012 Powering Up With Technology Conference

November 5, 2012
For Immediate Release
CONTACT:
Office of Communications
301-952-6001

WHO:

Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) Technology Training Team


WHAT:
Conference highlighting the use of innovative technology in K-12 instruction, school administration and at home.  

WHEN:

Saturday, Nov. 10 · 7:45 a.m. 3:15 p.m.

WHERE:                

Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School

12650 Brooke Ln.
Upper Marlboro
 

REGISTRATION:  

Contact (301) 925-2874 or click here to visit the website.


BACKGROUND:
The 16th Annual Prince George’s County Public Schools Powering Up With Technology Conference is open to all students, teachers, administrators, parents and community members.  The conference emphasizes technology integration in subject areas that include: science, mathematics, language arts, reading, special education, social studies, and professional development.  The venue is completely wireless and attendees are encouraged to bring electronic devices to stay connected during the conference.

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Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 209 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.