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Office of Communications
Last modified: 11/5/2012 6:56:03 PM
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
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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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About PGCPS: Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) is one on the nation’s 25 largest school districts, with 208 schools and centers, more than 127,000 students, and nearly 22,800 employees. With an annual budget of $1.79 billion, the district serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban, and rural communities. PGCPS offers a wide variety of innovative academic programs, including language immersion, high school career academies, and dual enrollment. Its location just outside of Washington, D.C. enables the district to partner with higher education and local and national agencies and businesses to provide unique learning opportunities for students.