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Sign up for 3rd annual NETT Conference

Contact: Christina Chapple


     HAMMOND – Educators can see, hear and learn how to integrate technology into their classrooms at the third annual Northshore Excellence in Teaching with Technology Conference July 20-21.

    NETT 2006 will include a dozen pre-conference workshops on July 20 and concurrent sessions at the main conference on July 21.

     Sponsored by Southeastern Louisiana University, Delgado Community College and the St. Tammany Parish School System, NETT 2006 workshops will be held in Mandeville, Hammond, and Covington.

     “Participant registration is now open, and space is limited,” said Laura Zammit, instructional/technology coordinator for Southeastern's Center for Faculty Excellence. "Post-Katrina, alternative delivery of education and distance learning has become even more important in reaching students. We encourage educators to take advantage of this opportunity to learn tips and techniques from the best technology integrators.”

     Participants can register on-line at The Web site also includes complete listings of concurrent session topics, speakers, workshops and locations.

     The July 21 conference, featuring 20 sessions on topics from digital cameras in the classroom to Internet plaguerism, will be held at Fontainebleau High School in Mandeville. Pre-conference workshops are scheduled for Fontainebleau High, Southeastern's main campus in Hammond; the university’s St. Tammany Center in Mandeville, and the Delgado Community College Covington campus.

     Pre-conference workshop topics include on-line and web-based course delivery, digital media, web design, electronic classroom devices, technology grant development and more. 

     The conference will also feature a grand prize of a video I-Pod, other door prizes and a mall area with vendors and exhibitors.

     For additional information, visit the web site at or contact the Southeastern St. Tammany Center,, or (985) 893-6251.

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