Register for the Election Day PD:
Teaching Media 2016
Register at the NYC DOE link below for this year's PD:
Teaching Media 2016
(formerly the Graphics Teachers Technology Conference)
A professional development conference on media technology, graphics and design for New York City CTE teachers
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 [Election Day]
8:30 am to 3:00 pm
on the campus of the
High School for Fashion Industries
225 West 24th Street, New York NY
8:30 am Registration
9:00 am to 10:00 am Keynote
Visual Communication: Industry Trends in Media, Technology, and Design
Ben Forta, Senior Director of Education Initiatives, author, and teacher, and Steve Adler, Senior Solutions Consultant for Education, author, and educator, Adobe Systems Inc.
10:00 am to 10:30 am
NYC DOE Work Based Learning Developments
Scott Mendelsohn, Senior Director for Work Readiness, NYC Department of Education
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Transitions: From Graphic Students to Graphic Designers
Moderator: Leo Gordon, UFT Teachers Center
Jeff Riman, Educator, technologist, consultant, creative and business manager. Coordinator of the Center for Excellence in Teaching at the Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY; Dan Wong, Associate Professor, Communication Design department, New York City College of Technology, CUNY; Steve Kennedy, designer, artist and adjunct professor in Communication Design and Illustration, Parsons The New School for Design.
11:30 to 12:15
CTE Tech Lab Q&A
Steve Adler, Adobe; Bob Johnson, McGraw-Hill
12:15 to 1:00 Lunch
1:00 to 2:30
TCS Design Thinking:
The design thinking workshop will introduce teachers to fundamental principles of design thinking and tips on integrating these values into classroom instruction. The session will cover program design and implementation.
Hillary Mcdonald, CSR Specialist, Education Programs, Tata Consultancy Services
3:00 Conference Ends
This event is free of charge to New York City Department of Education teachers and administrators. Click through to the on-line form, fill in your contact information, and select Media Technology & Design: Teaching Media 2016 from the drop-down menu.
For questions and comments, email JPowers@IN3.ORG.