How to Maximize Your NSTA Conference Experience
This Web Seminar, developed in collaboration with the NASA Explorer Schools program,
took place on March 12, 2008, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The presenters
were Howard Wahlberg, NSTA Assistant Executive Director, Membership, Ken Rosenbaum,
NSTA Chapter Relations Consultant, and Flavio Mendez, NSTA Symposia and Web Seminars
The presenters worked as a resource team and provided an insightful, informative,
and comprehensive presentation on NSTA conferences. Topics included types of sessions,
networking, resources available in the Exhibit Hall, scheduling tools, suggested
attire, and field trips. The Web Seminar participants asked many questions and provided
comments, further preparing them for the NSTA conference in Boston.
Sixty-six (66) participants were present at the live Web Seminar in addition to
the presenters and NSTA staff. Participating educators represented the states of
Alaska, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey,
North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. One
participant tuned in from Bermuda and another from Canada. All seminar participants
received a one-year subscription to one of NSTA’s SciGuides for completing the evaluation
form at the end of the program.
Here are some comments provided by the participants at the end of the Web Seminar:
- “The Web Seminar was good. The presenters were very prepared -
I learned how to properly use the personal scheduler.”
- “Enjoyed hearing the tips and watching the chat. Presenters/moderators
- “The presenters were very friendly and supportive of all questions.
showed such excitement for the conference. It really
increased my own excitement
- “I feel A LOT less stress and MORE excited about the conference. Thanks."
Thanks to the participants and the presenters for the learning opportunity, the interactions, and a job well done!
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