8th Annual UTeach Conference

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The 8th annual UTeach Conference will be held in May 20-22, 2014 at the AT&T Center on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin in Austin, TX.

The UTeach Conference is devoted to strengthening secondary STEM teacher preparation and the national UTeach community by sharing information, experiences, and lessons learned. This annual meeting provides valuable opportunities to learn more about the UTeach program and the national UTeach expansion effort. The conference serves a variety of audiences, including teams of co-directors, faculty, master teachers, and student from current UTeach university partners, state policymakers, donors and foundations, universities interested in the current RFP and in future replication, and other interested parties.

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The UTeach Conference includes pre-conference workshops, informational sessions on operational and instructional program components, sessions conducted by partner universities sharing promising practices related to implementing UTeach programs, and special interest group meetings and events. The conference welcomes students from UTeach programs across the country and offers a strand of sessions developed especially for them.

Conference Registration Fees

Co-directors, master teachers, faculty members, staff, development officers, university leaders, and two invited students from universities currently in the UTeach replication phase are invited to attend without incurring registration fees. A standard registration fee of $300 will apply to all other attendees.To confirm if your registration will require a fee, please contact us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Hotel Accommodations

A block of rooms is reserved at the AT&T Center with a special conference rate of $169 per night. The deadline for reserving rooms at this special conference rate is April 28.

Guests are encouraged to make hotel reservations as soon as possible. To make a reservation, please visit the AT&T Conference Center’s UTeach Conference Hotel Reservations webpage.To make reservations by phone, call 877-744-8822 and use code UTeach0514.

If that room block fills up, here are some nearby hotels with small reserved room blocks.

Hampton Inn & Suites at University/Capitol
1701 Lavaca Street, Austin, Texas, 78701
Discounted room rate: $174/night
Deadline: April 28, 2014
Phone number: 512-499-8881, room block name: UTeach
Distance to AT&T Center: 0.2 miles, 5 minute walk

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton
303 W. 15th Street,  Austin,  Texas,  78701
Discounted room rate: $189/night
Deadline: April 29, 2014
On the website, click “Add special rate codes,” Group Code UTC
Phone number: 512-478-7000
Distance to AT&T Center: 0.4 miles, 9 minute walk


Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

Download information about opportunities (pdf 1.2mb) and .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Current Sponsors

 
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Questions?

For questions regarding conference logistics, please contact Shawna Renold at 512-471-1377, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). For general conference questions please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

We look forward to seeing you in May!


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Featured Speakers

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Arthur Levine


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Jim Gates


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Ray Almgren



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The first day of the 2014 UTeach Conference, Tuesday May 20, will be in conjunction with the 2014 Physics Teacher Education Coalition Conference.

For more information visit the 2014 PhysTEC conference page.