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California Educational Technology Association Announces Opening Keynote for 2018 Conference

CETPA supports IT Professionals and promotes advancement in innovation and technology adoption in schools.

Sacramento, Calif., March 1, 2018 – CETPA has announce Mike Rayburn as the opening keynote for their 2018 Annual Conference to be held November 13-16, 2018 at the Sacramento Convention Center located at the Sacramento Convention Center located at 1400 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814.

Mike Rayburn is a two-time TED Talk Presenter, an innovative entrepreneur and Hall of Fame speaker who uses world-class guitar and comedy to teach change and innovation to corporations world-wide. He has headlined Carnegie Hall, headlined in Las Vegas, and performed more than 5,000 presentations in 20 countries on five continents. Rayburn is a regular on Sirius/XM and morning radio nationwide. He has performed as guitarist with The Beach Boys and John Oates.

The CETPA Annual Conference concentrates on professional learning and providing resources to IT Professionals working in the California education community.This year’s conference will feature three keynotes, hands on labs, Showdowns (formerly Shootouts), and hundreds of informative sessions. Call for speakers is currently open.

For more details on the conference, registration, sponsorship, or media opportunities, visit the CETPA 2018 Conference.


California Educational Technology Professionals Association (CETPA) is a non-profit membership based California organization. The association brings almost 60 years of dedicated service to its members with activities that aim to improve the public education system within the State of California. CETPA and strives to better the public education system with ongoing support to members through its anticipated Annual Conference and a host of professional learning opportunities and events year round, in support of education technology professionals and leaders in the field. The organization is also in its third year of production of the bi-annual leading industry publication, the EdTech Journal.

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