Wednesday, February 1, 2012


New at NCTIES this year - Student Showcase!
This year we have an exciting new addition to NCTIES!  On Thursday during the conference, we will be adding a student showcase (similar format to MEGA for those of you who have participated).  If you are interested in participating, use this link to submit a proposal  Proposals are due February 3.  If you have any questions, please contact Nancy Mangum at

ISTE Membership Opportunity
NCTIES is part of the official Affiliate Network of The International Association for Technology in Education (ISTE).  You can join ISTE through our Registration page as you register, or you may Re-Access Your Registration your registration and add the membership. 

With ISTE membership, NCTIES members will recieve:

Learning & Leading with Technology magazine (print and online)
30% ISTE books discount
60% ISTE webinars discount
Access to NETS resources
ISTE annual conference and exposition registration discount
Unlimited access to all ISTE member communities and social networks including more than 20 special interest groups (SIGs)
Volunteer at NCTIES!

Would you like to volunteer at 2012 NCTIES?  We are always looking for volunteers to help with various duties throughout the conference. It's easy and fun!  There will be a short training session so you will feel comfortable helping people navigate the conference. Sign up by submitting this form: NCTIES Volunteer.  If you have any questions, please contact Danita Russell, our Volunteer Coordinator, at  Thank you!

Important NEW Update on Hotel Accomodations

The NCTIES blocks of rooms at the Sheraton and Marriott hotels have all been reserved. (You may still be able to get a room at either, but not at the NCTIES conference price or with the same privileges.)
However, the Clarion Hotel State Capital at 320 Hillsborough Street has a block of rooms at a special NCTIES rate of $79 per room per night. The Clarion offers free high speed Internet access, free parking, and is on the free R-Line bus route that also runs by the convention center, five times per hour from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. .
To make reservations, call the Clarion at 919-832-0501 then press 0 for reservations and ask for the NCTIES group rate.
Attendee Registration
Already registered for the conference, but you have decided you would like to come to one of the Pre-Conference sessions? It is not too late to easily register for one or two sessions through the Re-Access Your Registration link.  Pre-Conference sessions are $50.00 each and lunch is furnished for those that attend a morning and afternoon session.  We have a great line-up of presenters and with the wide variety of session topics offered, there's definitely one or two that will inspire you! 
Additional Registration Options Include:
Full-Time Student Registration 
Full-time Student Registration - $50.00 (lunch not included) Registrant must be a full-time undergraduate student and be currently enrolled at the time of the conference. Student will need to show proof of current enrollment when picking up registration packet.
Retired Educator Registration - $50.00 (lunch not included) Registrant is a retired educator not currently working in the public or private sector.
Vendor Only Registration - $50.00 (lunch not included) Registrant will be given a unique color coded badge to show Vendor Only Registration. Vendor Only Registration gives access only to the vendor area. The registrant will not have access to concurrent sessions or keynote speakers.
We look forward to seeing you in Raleigh in March!

Julia Hieronymus, 2012 Conference Chair

Sonya Terry, NCTIES President 

2011-12 NCTIES Board