Notes from New England Affiliates Birds of a Feather Session at NECC 2006

Attendance: CT, MA, ME, NH, RI


ISTE support for regional centers

Start with something doable

Sharing Conferences

Regional Conference Information
ACTEM October 12 and 13th - Augusta, ME
CECA - October 23rd - 750-800 attendees - Cromwell, CT
NHSTE - week after Thanksgiving - 2000 attendees - Nashua, NH
MassCUE - mid November - 600-800 attendees - Sturbridge, MA
RIEMA - April - 300 attendees - Warwick, RI
RISTE - Currently does not have a conference

Combine with Superintendent Conferences / Symposiums etc.
Superintendent Symposium for a 1/2 day during conference -- speaker, discount if bring board members

Other opportunities for training, PD, Summer Institutes, etc.

Regional Affiliate Website - Links to each others site

Political Regional Advocacy Group -- white papers, letters etc.

Regional Buying Power

Sharing the information about one other's state situations.

Plan meeting in New England in October.