California Educational Technology Association Announces President’s Keynote for 2018 Conference

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

"We are so proud to have Mr. Wozniak address our attendees. His vision and enthusiasm is sure to set the tone for an amazing event." CETPA Executive Director Andrea Bennett noted.

CETPA is proud to announce Steve Wozniak as the opening keynote for their 2018 Annual Conference to be held November 13-16, 2018 at the Sacramento Convention Center located at 1400 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814.

Steve Wozniak has been a Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for more than thirty years. He has helped shape the computing industry with his design of Apple’s first line of products the Apple I and II and influenced the popular Macintosh. For his achievements at Apple, he was awarded the National Medal of Technology by the President of the United States in 1985, the highest honor bestowed on America’s leading innovators. In 2000, he was inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame and was awarded the prestigious Heinz Award for Technology, The Economy and Employment for single-handedly designing the first personal computer and for then redirecting his lifelong passion for mathematics and electronics toward lighting the fires of excitement for education in grade school students and their teachers. He is a published author with the release of his New York Times best-selling autobiography, iWoz: From Computer Geek to Cult Icon, in September 2006 by Norton Publishing. In 2014, he was awarded the Hoover Medal, a prestigious honor given for “outstanding extra-career services by engineers to humanity,” and was inducted into the IndustryWeek Manufacturing Hall of Fame.

"We are so proud to have Mr. Wozniak address our attendees. His vision and enthusiasm is sure to set the tone for an amazing event." CETPA Executive Director Andrea Bennett noted.

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.

About CETPA
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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