52 Days to Go!

Hello & Happy Summer,

The Edcamp Jersey Shore planning team is working hard to ensure that this year’s Edcamp is the best one yet.  With 52 glorious days of summer between now and Edcamp Camp Jersey Shore, here is what you need to know!

  • Make sure your friends are signed up!  Registration is limited this year due to our new space.  We want to keep everyone safe and need to abide by fire codes & regulations.  Click here to register for Edcamp Jersey Shore 2017!
  • Do a little “Back to School Shopping” for a good cause.  This year we will be hosting a “Back to School Supply Drive”.  Please bring a school supply item to donate with you.  The school supplies will be donated to Lunch Break in Red Bank, New Jersey.
  • Get ready to win!  We have a variety of amazing gift baskets that you could bring home!  Want an extra chance to win?  Bring a donation of school supplies to receive additional raffle tickets.

If you have any questions, reach out to us on Twitter @edcampjs or email edcampjs@gmail.com.

Looking forward to seeing you in August!

The Edcamp Jersey Shore Planning Team

Edcamp Jersey Shore 2017!

Hello Edcamp Jersey Shore Participants,

We are thrilled to announce that Edcamp Jersey Shore will be taking place on August 24th at Monmouth University from 8:00AM- 12:00PM.

We are excited for the opportunity to have teachers from across the state attend. Space is limited, due to fire code regulations, and registration is limited to 300 people.

Click here to register for Edcamp Jersey Shore 2017!

The day will begin with a breakfast, followed by the creation of the session board, based upon what the YOU want to learn about. There will be three sessions throughout the day in which participants can attend, according to their interest. We will end the day with raffle prizes….and an after party of course!

In efforts to give back to local communities, this year we will be hosting a “Back to School Supply Drive” at Edcamp Jersey Shore. Please bring a school supply item to donate with you. The school supplies will be donated to Lunch Break in Red Bank, New Jersey.

Are you interested in ordering Edcamp Jersey Shore swag? If so, please complete this quick survey to help the planning committee.

Looking forward to learning with you this summer!

Most Sincerely,
The Edcamp Jersey Shore 2017 Planning Team

See You at Edcamp Jersey Shore this Thursday!

Hello Edcamp Jersey Shore Participants,

We are so excited to see you tomorrow, Thursday, August 25th!

The day will begin with a breakfast sponsored by Monmouth County Education Association. Then, there will be a STEM challenge lead by high school students. After that, we will make the session board based upon what we, the participants, want to learn about.

There will be four sessions throughout the day, a catered lunch and raffle prizes. A student run MakerSpace will be available to all participants interested in tinkering and learning more about the Maker movement. Our local Barnes & Noble will have some robots and devices available to experiment with as well.

Please feel welcome to connect to our wifi and to bring your own device. You can view the digital session board by going to tinyurl.com/edcampjs2016board. Chronicle your Edcamp Jersey Shore experience by including #EdcampJS in your tweets or tagging @EdcampJS.

We would like to take a moment to thank our sponsors for their generous donations in making this event possible.Thank you to the Middletown Township Education Association, Buncee, Rook Coffee, New Jersey Principals & Supervisors Association, Monmouth County Education Association, Zaption, Pear Deck, Tiggly, AXA Equitable Financial Services, Education First and the Monmouth County Superintendents’ Roundtable.

Keep the conversations going and join us on the patio at Tommy’s Coal Fire Pizza in Red Bank after Edcamp Jersey Shore. The first round of appetizers is on us! There is free parking in the Galleria and at the near by Red Bank train station.

Looking forward to learning with you on Thursday.

Most Sincerely,
The Edcamp Jersey Shore Planning Team

Less Than Two Weeks Out — Update!

Hello Edcamp Jersey Shore Attendees!

We are less than two weeks away from Edcamp Jersey Shore! We are thrilled to announce that we have partnered with three new sponsors. A big thank you to AXA, Education First, and the Monmouth County Superintendents’ Roundtable!

We will be serving a FREE breakfast and a FREE catered lunch from Taliercio’s of Middletown thanks to our amazing sponsors! We will also have a number of exciting giveaways and even an after-party. More info on this soon!

There are over 250 registered attendee’s at the moment, please register today if you haven’t already!

Look out for more announcements leading up to the big day. We can’t wait to see you all there!

– Edcamp Jersey Shore Team

Planning and preparations for the SECOND Edcamp Jersey Shore are underway!

Edcamp Jersey Shore will take place @ Middletown South High School on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Doors open and on-site registration starts @ 8:30 AM).

This year, we are striving to expand our edcamp audience to include students and community members, as well as teachers and educators. Students and community members interested in being part of the day are encouraged to register.

Please bookmark and check this site for updates about what will be happening with this awesome event.

If you are not familiar with the Edcamp model of professional learning please watch ‘Why We Edcamp‘.

Sincerely,

Your Edcamp Jersey Shore Planning Team

Live Schedule!

The live schedule has been posted! It is easily accessible on any device during the event at edcampnjshore.com/live-schedule or by the using the menu tab above.

Please note that registration will start at 9:15AM tomorrow, Friday, August 28th! Please come through the front doors to check in!