Educational Technology and Equity in Today's Schools Presenter: Charles Profitt, NY State Ubuntu LoCo The use of Free Software will enable educational leaders to transform their communities learning environment by lowering the cost of students having access to the same software used at school on their home computer.



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NYSCATE Information

NYSCATE is an organization of dedicated technology using educators, committed to transforming teaching and learning, in order to provide our children with an education that prepares them to live satisfying and productive lives.

What is NYSCATE? NYSCATE (The New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education), is a non-profit, professional organization representing more than 2,000 technology using educators and administrators in New York State. NYSCATE is an affiliate of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), and cooperates with such partners as the New York State Education Department, state and national educational organizations, private sector corporations, and publishers to further the use of technology in our schools. NYSCATE is involved in helping define statewide policy regarding the use of technologies in education. Please read the President's Welcome message to learn more.

Who is NYSCATE? NYSCATE has drawn strength and support from its talented and diverse membership since 1965. With a current membership of over 2,000 members, all regions of the state are represented in our community of teachers, administrators, school board members, parents, consultants, and business people.

Annual Conference Information

Once again it is with great excitement that we welcome you back to Rochester, NY for the 44th Annual NYSCATE Conference. Each year, the committee works incredibly hard to ensure that each experience you have is new and inspiring. This year, we are thrilled to have an incredible line-up of internationally known keynote speakers including Sir Ken Robinson, Chris Lehmann, Elliot Soloway, Cathie Norris, David Jakes and Peter Reynolds. The goal of this years event is to stress collegial collaborations during a very difficult budget year. You will notice that we have reduced registration fees and completely eliminated the organizational membership fee. We are working hard to make sure you can still get a national conference experience, while attending an in-state event.


  • Location: Rochester Riverside Convention Center

  • date: November 21-24, 2009

Presentation Details:

  • Topic: Educational Technology and Equity in Today's Schools

  • Location: Rochester Riverside Convention Center

  • date: November 24, 2009

  • time: 8:45am - 9:45am

  • room: Highland H

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