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RETC Hosts Laptop Conference for School Administrators

Contact: Bob Howe
(212) 636-6538
howe@fordham.edu


Fordham University’s Regional Educational Technology Center (RETC) will host a one day “One-to-One Laptop Learning Conference” on Thursday, July 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 557 E. Fordham Road, Room 302.

The conference is designed for administrators in New York City public and private schools who are responsible for one-to-one laptop learning in the coming year. RETC will help educators find resources, research, and design strategies for implementing laptop computing in schools.

DATE:      THURSDAY, JULY 20
TIME:        9 A.M.
PLACE:    REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY CENTER
                   557 E. FORDHAM ROAD, RM. 302, BRONX, NEW YORK

Marina Leight, vice president for the Center for Digital Education and publisher of Converge magazine, will deliver the keynote address. RETC’s educational technology partners include the Center for Digital Education, Dell Inc., Apple Computer Inc., PowerIT, and Promethean Technologies Group.

Licensed school administrators and teachers in New York City may attend the conference free of charge. For information on conference registration and Fordham’s RETC, visit the One-to-One Laptop Learning web page. Advanced registration is required and seats are limited.

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 15,800 students in its five undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Tarrytown, and the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y.
07/06


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