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Lorrie Owens
Greetings
President's Message by Lorrie Owens

Topics: 59th Year, We give back to the community, We are CETPA

I am humbled and honored to bring you greetings as the president of your California Educational Technology Professionals Association. CETPA represents some of the brightest, hardest working professionals in the state and, indeed, the country!...

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Plugged in: to School Safety
President Elect's Message by David Goldsmith

Topics: Access Control, Video Surveillance, Emergency Notification Systems, Visitor and Identification Management Technology

I’m sure we’ve all heard (or lived) the all-too-familiar refrain that begins something like “if it plugs in, then it’s I.T.’s problem…


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Lucky 13
Executive Director’s Message by Andrea Bennett


As this issue is printed, the 13th cohort of the CETPA Chief Technology Officer Mentor Program will have begun. This means it has been about 15 years since we began discussions with FCMAT about developing the program...

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Cetpa’s Community Spirit and Dedication Helps Fire Victims
by Peter Skibitzki

Over the past 58 years, CETPA has built a reputation of supporting its members and the EA’s they serve. This year our members and vendor community exemplified that spirit through...


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Grizzly Challenge Charter School
by Matt Pauls 

Topics: I haven't always worked for a small school, I quickly found out that I could be very busy, Flexibility, Integration, I like it

I work for Grizzly Challenge Charter School, which is partnered with the National Guard to form Grizzly Youth Academy Challenge Program. Our program provides a quasi-military environment for...

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What's a Connected Educator, Anyway?
by Mike Messner

“Well, we’re all connected educators. We’re all online, you know. There’s nothing special about that. What’s the big deal?” That’s the response I get from teachers who are unclear on this radical new thing called being a connected educator...

 

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Continuing to be "Tactical" in Addressing Student Data Privacy
by Larry Fruth and Steve Smith

Topics: Project 1: Privacy Contract Framework, Updates, Project 2: Digital Governance Tool, Updates, Project 3: Global Education Privacy Standard (Geps), Updates

In 2015, the non-profit Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) was established to address the immediate, on the ground student privacy needs of school data stewards and marketplace providers  “tactically”...

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Adventures in Tech: Cetpa Navigates AWS Re:invent With 50,000 of Its Closest Friends
By Andrea Bennett and Ranie Lambe

How does one navigate an ITconference with over 50,000 people from around the world?How do attendees find topics that are K-12-specific, at a conference that announces 100+ new cloud services each year? What does one pack for a week of IT mania?...

 

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This Isn’t Your Grandparents’ School
By Christian Baker and Dennison Winchell


Twenty years ago, the need for technology infrastructure in facilities construction was almost an afterthought. We all have seen a shift over the past two decades with the need for technology considerations during facilities conversations and planning...

 

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Publications Library

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
2019 Media Kit PDF (1.02 MB) Administration 4/26/2019
Fall 2017 PDF (6.64 MB) Administration 5/13/2019
Fall 2018 PDF (41.2 KB) Administration 5/13/2019
Spring 2018 PDF (4.48 MB) Administration 5/13/2019
Winter 2018 PDF (2.68 MB) Administration 5/13/2019