New for CMTC 2018

  • NEW HOTEL NAME The conference venue has a new name, it is now the DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown. Along with the new name are more exciting renovations on the first floor ~ a new meeting room, restaurant, and bar await CMTC18 attendees, presenters, and solution partners!
  • NEW CONFERENCE NAME We have enhanced the name of our conference to tell the whole story. CMTC is about Christa McAuliffe’s vision of transforming teaching with technology by sharing best practices among colleagues, thus we are now the Christa McAuliffe Transforming, Teaching, and Technology Conference!
  • FUTURE READY LINK All sessions and workshops are aligned to the Future Ready Framework as a component of this statewide effort.
  • OFFSITE MONDAY PRECONFERNCE Included in the twentythree Monday PreConference opportunities is an OFFSITE workshop titled Make Your Learning Commons the Hub of YOUR School at the Hollis Primary School. Elizabeth Currier and Sarah Proulx will be your hosts for the day.
  • CONCURRENT SESSIONS SHORTENED Concurrent sessions are now 50 minutes long.
  • MONDAY FORUMS Leadership forums from 3:30 to 5:00pm are focused on topics of critical importance to district - and school-level leadership. Our free parent forum happens on Monday evening from 6:30 to 8:00pm.
  • TUESDAY BREAKFAST The Partner Pavilion opens immediately following the keynote on Tuesday morning, so head directly to the Armory for breakfast after picking up your name badge at the registration area. Breakfast on Wednesday and Thursday will be back in the center of Partner Pavilion as in the past.
  • SHOWCASES & PLAYGROUNDS EVERY DAY Explore Student Showcases in the morning, Teacher Showcases in the afternoon, and EdTech Playgrounds both AM and PM in the Partnership Pavilion EVERY day, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
  • THURSDAY SCHEDULE FLIPPED This year Thursday’s schedule begins at 8:00am with three concurrent sessions and time in the Partner Pavilion prior to the keynote luncheon at 12:00pm with Jennie Mageria. Then head to the Partner Pavilion for dessert and the final concurrent session followed by the closing session and raffle.

Important Reminders

  • General registration is located in the Expo Center Concourse. Check in, get your name badge, and head right into the Expo Center for breakfast and networking with the exhibitors if you arrive early.
  • Welcome and keynote sessions begin at 8:00am in the Armory each day.
  • Tuesday & Wednesday ~ exhibitor hour in the Expo Center from 9:30 to 10:30am.
  • Tuesday & Wednesday ~ afternoon break with our exhibitors in the Expo Center from 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. ~ join us for cake and ice cream as we celebrate 30 years of Reaching for the Stars!
  • ALL BYOD workshops on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (day and evening) are included in your conference registration fee – first come, first served! Evening BYOD ONLY require preregistration.
  • “The IT Doctor Is In” ~ having issues with your technology? Stop in at the IT Student Help Desk in the newly remodeled Salon Lobby during “office hours.”
  • Tuesday & Wednesday ~ afternoon break with our exhibitors in the Expo Center from 2:30 to 3:15 PM.
  • At-a-Glance schedule and session descriptions are ONLY available online. Visit www.nhcmtc.org throughout the fall for the latest information.
  • Garage parking during the day is included in your conference registration. Remember to bring in your parking ticket and have it validated at the Parking Sponsor booth or registration desk.
  • Thursday ONLY ~ Teacher Showcase in the Expo Center from 9:30 to 11:00am.
  • Thursday ONLY ~ Student STEAM Showcase in the Expo Center from 1:30 to 3:00pm.
  • You can earn college credits through Plymouth State University by attending CMTC.
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