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South Towne Expo Center 9575 State Street Sandy , Utah 84101
Tel: (801) 534-4900
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2017 UEA Convention & Education Exposition - Utah Education Association

2,500 0

Overview

Event Overview:

The UEA Convention & Education Exposition is the state’s largest annual gathering of professional public educators. For well over 100 years, Utah educators have gathered at the UEA Convention to share best practices.

The 2014 Convention featured not only professional development for K-12 educators, but also compelling keynote speakers, a New Educators’ Workshop, education exhibitor booths, seminars and workshops for parents, a hands-on learning area for children, two stages featuring hourly education-related entertainment and activities, a book giveaway, exciting new events and more.

Exhibitor Information:

What's In It For Your Company

Recognition in the UEA Convention program  which is mailed to 18,000+ professional educators, education administrators, school board members, legislators and government agencies dealing with Utah schools. To date this is the only advertising opportunity for businesses and institutions to directly reach Utah's professional educators.
Listing in the Exhibitor List which is available to all attendees at the conference.
Opportunity to meet one-on-one and share your product or message with attendees at the conference.
Fifty (50) free tickets to the event.
Free e-ticket to share with customer base.
Complimentary Exhibit Hall passes for all booth representatives.
Traffic builders in the Exhibit Hall - hourly events.

About UEA:

For more than a century, the Utah Education Association has been dedicated to preserving and enhancing Utah public education. The UEA represents 18,000 active classroom teachers, retired educators, administrators, licensed educational support personnel and students in education programs at universities.

Agenda

Oct 19   

TIME

LOCATION

EVENT

PRESENTERS

DESCRIPTION

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Hall 3 Lobby

Registration

 

Attendees must register. Non UEA member admission $10. UEA members are given free tickets to share.

8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Room 300 D

National Board Jump Start Training
(Pre-registration Required)

Jordan UniServ

Get a jumpstart on the National Board Certification process, with a focus on Components 2 and 3.

8:30-9:45 a.m.

Rooms 200 A-D, 300 A-C

Session One Workshops(1¼ pts.)*
See descriptions

Various Presenters

Choose from five sessions offered by teachers, education specialists and other professionals.

10-11 a.m.

Equity Real Estate & Veritas Funding Stage

Convention Opening Session (1 pt.)*

Heidi Matthews and
Lily Eskelsen Garcia

UEA President Heidi Matthews kicks off the 2017 Convention with NEA PresidentLily Eskelsen Garcia.

11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Bus in front of Expo Hall doors

American Red Cross Blood Drive

American Red Cross

Visit the American Red Cross mobile blood donation bus to donate blood.

11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Exhibit Hall 3

Vendor Exhibits and Presentation Stages

 

Featuring vendor booths, education-related workshops, entertainment and activities, pampering station, kids learning area and more.

11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Exhibit Hall 3

SITLA Pampering Station

Sponsored by SITLA, State Institutional Trust Lands Services provided by The American Beauty Academy

 

Relax and enjoy a haircut or manicure (free for UEA members with ticket).

11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Exhibit Hall 3

KUED Kids Exploration Corner

Sponsored by KUED Kids, Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, Mike Hamilton: The Magic in Learning, Salt Lake City Public Library, Salt Lake County Library Services, Utah Film Center and Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

KUED Kids and partners

Families and educators, join KUED Kids in the Exploration Corner for hands-on educational experiences! Educators grades K-12 take home curriculum guides and classroom lesson plan ideas from community organizations. Families can explore STEAM and Literacy activities and meet their favorite PBS Kids characters!

11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Rooms 200 A-D, 300 A-C, 400

Session Two Workshops(1¼ pts.)*
See descriptions

Various Presenters

Choose from six sessions offered by teachers, education specialists and other professionals.

Noon-12:45 p.m.

Equity Real Estate & Veritas Funding Stage

The Magic in LearningTM

Mike Hamilton

Join educational presenter and professional magician Mike Hamilton as he stretches the realm of your imagination and experience for yourself "The Magic in Learning™".

Noon-3 p.m.

Exhibit Hall 3
Booth 232

Health Screenings

 EMI Health

Biometric screenings.

1-1:45 p.m.

Equity Real Estate & Veritas Funding Stage

The Magic in LearningTM

Mike Hamilton

Join educational presenter and professional magician Mike Hamilton as he stretches the realm of your imagination and experience for yourself "The Magic in Learning™".

1-2:30 p.m.

Room 200 C-D

SPECIAL EVENT: Hot Topics & Hot Dogs

• Sponsored by UEA-PAC

Heidi Matthews and Lily Eskelsen Garcia

Join UEA’s political activists for the annual Hot Topics and Hot Dogs lunch. Mix and mingle with Utah’s political players, NEA President Lily Eskelson Garcia and a VIP guest from the Our Schools Now Initiative. The event is open to everyone. Lunch is free for UEA Capitol Club members or for a suggested minimum $10 on-site donation to UEA-PAC.

1:30-2:45 p.m.

Rooms 200 A-B, 
300 A-C, 400

Session Three Workshops (1¼ pts.)*
See descriptions

Various Presenters

Choose from five sessions offered by teachers, education specialists and other professionals.

1:30-3 p.m.

Exhibit Hall 3

Book-A-Basket

Sponsored by the Utah Jazz, Horace Mann, Utah Idaho School Supply/Map World, KUED and Barnes & Noble

Utah Jazz Bear

Shoot and make a hoop — win a book! The Utah Jazz Bear tips off this event.

 

Oct 20   

TIME

LOCATION

EVENT

PRESENTERS

DESCRIPTION

8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Hall 3 Lobby

Registration

 

Attendees must register. Non UEA member admission $10. UEA members are given free tickets to share.

8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Room 300 D

National Board Jump Start Training
(Pre-registration Required)

Jordan UniServ

Get a jumpstart on the National Board Certification process, with a focus on Components 2 and 3.

8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Exhibit Hall 3, Rooms 400, 300, 200

New Educators' Workshop

 

A full-day professional workshop designed especially for education students and early career educators.

8:30-9:45 a.m.

Rooms 200 A-D

300 A-C, 400

Session One Workshops(1¼ pts.) *
See descriptions

Various Presenters

Choose from six sessions offered by teachers, education specialists and other professionals.

10-11 a.m.

Equity Real Estate & Veritas Funding Stage

Keynote Session (1 pt.)*

Richard Paul Evans

Richard Paul Evans is the award-winning author of the #1 best-seller “The Christmas Box” and the young adult series “Michael Vey”.

11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Bus in front of Expo Hall doors

American Red Cross Blood Drive

American Red Cross

Visit the American Red Cross mobile blood donation bus to donate blood.

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Exhibit Hall 3

Vendor Exhibits and Presentation Stage

 

Featuring vendor booths, education-related workshops, entertainment and activities, pampering station, kids learning area and more.

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Exhibit Hall 3

SITLA Pampering Station

Sponsored by State Institutional Trust Lands / Services provided by The American Beauty Academy

 

Relax and enjoy a massage, haircut or manicure (free for UEA members with ticket).

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Exhibit Hall 3

KUED Kids Exploration Corner

Sponsored by KUED Kids, Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, Mike Hamilton: The Magic in Learning, Salt Lake City Public Library, Salt Lake County Library Services, Utah Film Center and Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

KUED Kids and partners

Families and educators, join KUED Kids in the Exploration Corner for hands-on educational experiences! Educators grades K-12 take home curriculum guides and classroom lesson plan ideas from community organizations. Families can explore STEAM and Literacy activities and meet their favorite PBS Kids characters!

Noon-1 p.m.

Exhibit Hall 3, Booth 232

Richard Paul Evans Book Signing

Richard Paul Evans

Richard Paul Evans, author of “Michael Vey” and “The Christmas Box”, will greet attendees and sign books.

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Rooms 200 A-D, 300 A-D, 400

Session Two Workshops(1¼ pts.) *
See descriptions

Various Presenters

Choose from six sessions offered by teachers, education specialists and other professionals.

Noon-12:45 p.m.

Equity Real Estate & Veritas Funding Stage

The Magic in LearningTM

Mike Hamilton

Join educational presenter and professional magician Mike Hamilton as he stretches the realm of your imagination and experience for yourself "The Magic in Learning™".

1-1:45 p.m.

Equity Real Estate & Veritas Funding Stage

The Magic in LearningTM

Mike Hamilton

Join educational presenter and professional magician Mike Hamilton as he stretches the realm of your imagination and experience for yourself "The Magic in Learning™".

1-2:15 p.m.

Rooms 200 A-B, 300 A-C

Session Three Workshops (1¼ pts.)*
See descriptions

Various Presenters

Choose from four sessions offered by teachers, education specialists and other professionals.

1-2:15 p.m.

Room 200 C-D

Special Event: Trauma-Informed Teaching; School and Student Care

Sponsored by United Way 2-1=1

Heidi Matthews and Panelists

Research shows childhood trauma has direct links to student success and achievement. Join the conversation as we explore trauma-informed teaching practices. Develop skills in building safe environments, developing relationships and trust and championing support for students in need.

1-3 p.m.

Room 400

UEA-Retired Members Annual Meeting

Trudy Henderson

Join the UEA-Retired Association for their annual business meeting and informative presentations.

1:30-3 p.m.

Exhibit Hall 3

Book-A-Basket

Sponsored by the Utah Jazz, Horace Mann, Utah Idaho School Supply/Map World, KUED and Barnes & Noble

Costumed Characters

Shoot and make a hoop — win a book!

Keynote Speakers

Lily Eskelsen García

NEA President and former Utah teacher

NEA President and former Utah teacher Lily Eskelsen García, a long-time public school and association advocate at national, state and local levels.

Richard Paul Evans

Award Winning Author of the #1 best-seller “The Christmas Box”

Richard Paul Evans, award winning author of the #1 best-seller “The Christmas Box” and the “Michael Vey” series. He has written 12 consecutive New York Times bestsellers and is one of the few authors in history to have hit both the fiction and nonfiction bestseller lists. As an acclaimed speaker, Evans has shared the podium with such notable personalities as former President George W. Bush, former British Prime Minister John Majors, Ron Howard, Elizabeth Dole and Bob Hope.

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