[AAMT] Feb 4 2014 Meeting Notes

  • From: Pete MacKay <pete@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: aamt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2014 08:58:08 -0700

This information has been posted on TheConcourse.ca on the calendar event for 
this meeting. 

Meeting Recording: http://abed-lrc.adobeconnect.com/p41qep8iyz3/

1. Welcome to 2 new members! (Pete)
- Mark Templeton, who is replacing Nicole Chapman from Blackgold School Division
- Danielle Amerongen, who is replacing Christine Bouchard from Alberta Ed 

2. Adobe Youth Voice (Sue)
- There is a new Links Pod called AYV Links in the meeting room
- review key AYV components
- share links and resources
- looking for a commitment to get started  and be able to report on progress by 
March 4th meeting.
- Target May meeting to wrap up AYV work; examine/analyse student impact as a 
result of being in the AAMT CoP

3. Student Pricing Update (Pete)
- Ben Evered; Software4Schools.ca and Don Coley; Education Resource Alliance on 
the Student Pricing for Adobe CC: "The price is Can$60 per, minimum of 30 seats 
per PO.  The site http://www.edreal.ca/current-opportunities.html has all the 
current information and sample letters that can be sent back to parents if the 
schools are looking to cost recover."
- Three year commitment to the jurisdiction (3yrs x 30 licences x $60 = 

4. Total Training Update (Sue)
- Rob Bell - will continue to try to get info
- Be Aware - new interface that needs attention in your preparations for 
lessons or pd.
- Janet - can we share original info on TT access from May 2012? (PM)

5. Certiport (Sue)
- How many teachers in AAMT/Alberta would seek certification if they provided 
free access?
- Pete will send a survey via the ListServ on Tues a.m.

6. Next two PD Meetings: (Pete)
- May 29-30 = AYV in Edmonton
- August = Certification for AAMTs (Location tbd based on tech needs)

7. CTS Conference (Pete)
- Canmore in April 10-12
- Early Bird > Feb 28th
- Post Secondary Student Rate $150 (Reg/Meals); Anyone have CTS/CTF student 
- http://ctscouncil.com/ 

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