SITE 2012 (Austin, TX) Call for Participation By David Monsour for AACE Review, May 31st 2011 March 5 – 9, 2012 * Austin, Texas Sheraton Austin Hotel Extend your Austin stay to visit SXSW Interactive Festival ! Call for Participation NEW! Call for Virtual Participation Due: October 21, 2011 SITE 2012 is the 23rd annual conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education . Join with 1,200+ colleagues from over 50 countries in Austin, Texas! This society represents individual teacher educators and affiliated organizations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of information technology in teacher education and faculty/staff development. SITE is a society of AACE . The SITE Conference is designed for: Teacher educators in ALL disciplines Computer technology coordinators K-12 administrators & school leaders Teachers Curriculum developers Principals All interested in improving education through technology Call for Participation PDF to Print Scope, Topics & Categories Click here for Presentation Categories NEW! Virtual Participation has been added to the SITE 2012 Program. Save money, travel time, hotel and restaurant costs! Present your paper virtually with the same validity (publication, certification, etc.) as the F2F conference! Interact with session participants, view keynote & invited speaker talks, and have Proceedings access via EdITLib Digital Library . Scope and Topics New T opic ! for K-12 Teachers & School Leaders : Teaching with Technology: Engaging Students through 21st Century Learning Teachers and School Leaders are invited to participate in a one-day registration on Friday, March 11 for K-12 centered Keynotes, invited talks and sessions on practical, effective ways to teach with technology in today’s schools. Austin, Texas Austin is the state capital of Texas, and we pride ourselves on being far from ordinary. In fact, we celebrate being “weird.” Austin is a hot spot for creativity and embraces its community of musicians, artists, entrepreneurs and progressive thinkers. All this just scratches the surface of what makes Austin like no place else. Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, there’s always something happening here. Check out SXSW 2012 Interactive Festival! Registration & Hotel Information Click Here for : SITE 2012 Registration Rates Hotel Information : Sheraton Austin Hotel Special discounted hotel rates have been secured for SITE participants at the Sheraton Austin Hotel . To rece ive this special rate, hotel reservations must be made by: February 9, 2011, 5PM CST US and you must iden tify you rself as an SITE attendee.