Professional Development and Calendar Events for the Week of February 10-16, 2013

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Getting Students College and Career Ready – Microsoft IT Academy and Microsoft Certifications – Microsoft IT Academy and Microsoft Certifications were developed to bridge the gap between education and the real-world by empowering students with the technology skills they’ll need for college and for a career in today’s technology centered job market.

By providing the curriculum for teaching technology courses and learning tools that help students achieve success and staff achieve their professional development goals, the Microsoft IT Academy program offers you a cost effective, complete technology education and certification solution for your institution. And, with Microsoft Certifications, you can validate your students, faculty and staff’s technology skills, helping them differentiate themselves and enhance their education and career prospects.

Join us for this session where you can: 

  • Learn about the fastest growing industry-academic program in North America.
  • Find out how the curriculum options available through Microsoft IT Academy address student technology and staff professional development needs from K-12 through 4-year post-secondary institutions.
  • Hear how Microsoft IT Academy contributes to workforce development initiatives and student employability objectives.
  • Learn about Microsoft Certifications and how they help people differentiate themselves and enhance their education and career prospects.
  • Find out how to incorporate Microsoft Certifications into your programs to validate your students’ technology skills and support your faculty and staff professional development goals.
  • Discover how Microsoft IT Academy provides resources for new technologies such as Office 365 to all of your students, faculty and staff. 

Register today!

For the most up to date listing of webcasts or to view others on-demand, visit our site.  For more information and registration, please click here.  To visit Microsoft in Education/Training’s website, please click here.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS) Webinar: Teaching with Nonfiction Text, 4:30-5:30 p.m.  For more information and registration, please click here.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

CASB Winter Legislative Conference, February 14-15, 2013 –  Join state education leaders and finance experts at our annual legislative conference to hear their perspectives on school finance reform, education legislation and how the legislative process works. Hosted at The Brown Palace Hotel and Comfort Inn in downtown Denver, this information-packed conference will help equip you with the tools you need to take back to your district so you can advocate effectively on behalf of your students.

Topics include:

  • School finance system funding and reform and upcoming legislation from keynote speaker Sen. Mike Johnston,
  • Current state of school finance and the effects of the negative factor,
  • Lunch with Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia to hear his education priorities and ideas on Colorado’s education future,
  • Colorado Youth Advisory Council and its role in helping give young people a voice in Colorado’s policymaking process, and
  • Conflicting fiscal limitations of the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights, Gallagher Amendment and Amendment 23.

For more information and registration, please click here.

Check out the eNetColorado Calendar for ALL Events and Professional Development at    We would love to have your contributions to our list of Professional Development Courses, Workshops, Webinars, and Conferences for Colorado Educators and Administrators.  Please send your list to for inclusion in our calendar.

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