Hey everyone! Summer
! For many that means the kids are gone and it's time to
recharge, refocus, and get things ready for another great school year! Or perhaps it's time for your organization to "retool" and begin thinking of new ways to deliver technology.
For many of us it also means having to find creative ways to do more
with less. Budgets are tight and as a result technology folks are
looking for new ways to maximize their dollars. FOSSed can help!
Free and Open Source Software in EDucation (hence FOSSed) can help
anyone get more bang for their buck while maintaining quality
instruction and programming in their school or organization. We've got
many great sessions for you this year! The program is almost final, but
I keep getting awesome ideas that keep making it harder to finish ;-)
We'll have sessions like "Making the Switch - moving to Google Apps",
"Build an Electric Fence for your Network", "Open Source Authentication
using Samba/LDAP - aka linux and active directory", "Nagios", "Creating
Collaborative Learning Environments", "Virtualization", "Open1to1.org",
"A Teachers Toolbox", "Quick and Easy Web tools for Motivating and
Enhancing Learning", "Digital Citizenship in the Elementary Grades",
"Introduction to Open Source Multi-media Production (video and audio)",
"Beginning Linux - learn to how easy it us to use and install!",
"Whistle while you Work!", and SO MUCH MORE (I'm out of room here) ;-)
These are half-day or full-day sessions where you really get a chance
to be "hands-on" try things out and learn from professionals just like
you who use this stuff every day!
Want to learn more? You can join us at FOSSed! Get the chance to
talk to others and see how they're using Open Source in their schools
and classrooms. Along with the
popular Google Apps sessions...there are many other sessions for
techies alike that will help you learn more to enhance and transform
your classroom, school, or district. FOSSed is 3 days of fantastic
hands-on learning, after-hours networking, and just plain fun!
Join us! July 7th - 9th at Gould Academy in Bethel, Maine. Stay on
campus for just $495 which includes EVERYTHING...all meals, rooms, and
the conference. Live nearby? Join us as an off-campus attendee for
$455...this includes the conference and snacks/lunch. Looking for
professional development or recertification credit? FOSSed offers 3.0
CEU's through the University of Southern Maine (USM) via an official
transcript. See? There are so many cool things about FOSSed....you
FOSSed is coming very soon! So register TODAY! We
want you there with us! :-) http://www.fossed.com
Are you an ACTEM member? Use your professional development
benefit. Find out more at ACTEM.org Have some special circumstances or
need some flexibility? Let us know! We want YOU at FOSSed and will
work with you to make it happen. Flexible payment options (PO, check,
credit card...) and a great conference! (we can even bill you after
July 1st for those using $$$ from the new fiscal year budget) Remember,
July 7th is in the NEW fiscal year...so you can take advantage of that!
It was brought to my attention that I didn't mention the FOOD last
time! Ask anyone who has been to FOSSed...the food is INCREDIBLE!
You'll eat very well....snack well....and don't forget the wine and
cheese reception followed by a great banquet on the second night! One
more great reason to join us! Come, unwind...and join us for a great
for more information and to register today!
Contact us at copperdoggy gmail com
to see you there!