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NBFT Sponsors Edcamp Urban

posted Feb 16, 2017, 8:11 PM by NBFT Local 1060   [ updated Feb 16, 2017, 8:18 PM ]
The North Bergen Federation of Teachers is a proud sponsor of Edcamp Urban. Edcamp Urban is a new Hudson County FREE professional development user-generated conference - commonly referred to as an “unconference". Edcamp Urban is:

  • FREE
  • non-commercial and conducted with a vendor-free presence
  • made up of sessions that are determined on the day of the event
  • events where anyone who attends can be a presenter
  • reliant on the “law of two feet” that encourages participants to find a session that meets their needs
The date is Saturday, March 25th, 2017
Location:
West New York Middle School
                 201 57th Street, West New York, NJ
Time: 9 AM - 3 PM
Dress code: casual

Through donations, the Edcamp Urban non-profit foundation provides a light breakfast and lunch. There are a variety of free prizes offered to participants from educational companies such as Flipgrid, IPEVO, Chromville, Nearpod, MakeyMakey, Buncee, Grammarflip, etc.  As an added incentive, Professional Development hours / certificates are awarded to participants (6 hrs of PD). Teachers are encouraged to sit and attend the sessions OR they can present a session on their classroom practices to share with other teachers in Hudson County. Everyone is an educational rockstar at Edcamp Urban
You must register in order to attend Edcamp Urban. Registration is FREE. Register here