Teachers and Technology Come Together at Conference Hosted by UHV

On Friday, November 3, the University of Houston-Victoria will host the 2006 Educational Technology Mini Conference in conjunction with the Area III Texas Computer Education Association. The conference will last from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and will feature a keynote address on the “Role of the Texas Computer Education Association.” A “MarcoPolo Trainer of Trainers” workshop will also be held on Saturday, Nov 4.


Conference participants will be able to choose from several breakout sessions on topics ranging from “Using Technology to Enhance Teaching” to “Spyware, Scams and Other Online Hazards.” The event will culminate with an address from Rusty Sinclair, training director of the Texas Computer Education Association.


Continuing professional education credits will be available to conference attendees. Door prizes, including two Try UHV Scholarships, will be given away.


This is the third year UHV has hosted this TCEA event. For more information and to register, visit or contact Dr. Dennis Riedesel at (361) 676-2208.

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973 in Victoria, Texas, offers courses leading to more than 80 academic programs in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education, Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as an instructional site in Katy, Texas, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. UHV supports the American Association of State Colleges and Universities Opportunities for All initiative to increase awareness about state colleges and universities and the important role they have in providing a high-quality and accessible education to an increasingly diverse student population, as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.