[K12OSN] North Eastern Conference Possibility

Steve Hargadon steve.hargadon at gmail.com
Fri Oct 8 18:32:32 UTC 2004

I would definitely attend.  I'm in California, but it would be worth it.

On Fri, 8 Oct 2004 09:08:48 -0700 (PDT), David Tisdell
<penguintiz at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have been noticing that there are quite a few people
> from that northeast that participate in this list (I
> am somewhat sporadic) i.e. ME, Quebec, NY, NH, MA,
> etc. (I am in VT). Would there be any interest in
> trying to put together a regional conference on Linux
> in general and K12LTSP in particular? I don't know
> very many knowledgeable Linux people and usually turn
> to HowTOs and ListServes for help.  These are great
> resources but I would like more. In my area, I am
> often the guy other school IT people turn to for help.
> There may be other school IT people in the area who
> are as knowledgeable as I am but I just don't know
> them and I have knowledge gaps (like everyone) that
> need to be filled in. There are plenty of local folks
> I can turn to for help with Netware, Windows, Macs,
> etc. I would like to see Linux and K12LTSP grow to
> that point as well.
> It seems to me that if the K12LTSP IT people could
> have a conference, then we could develop more personal
> connections, get some questions answered in person,
> have some fun and figure how how to broaden adoption
> by our peers. We also might get some of the folks to
> come who are considering adoption but not doing it at
> present.
> What are people's thoughts?
> Dave
> David Tisdell, Computer Coordinator
> Mt. Mansfield Union High School
> Jericho, VT 05465
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Steve Hargadon
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