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Date: Monday, April 6, 2009
Time: 12:00-1:30pm
Location:
Pendergast Learning Center
(Meeting will be captured on Mogulus if technology cooperates)
Minutes from March 2, 2009 (Thanks Jan for such super notes!)

Members in attendance: Laurie King (Dysart), Peggy George, Ruth Catalano, Jan Irvin (Pendergast), Laura Kent (Pendergast), Laura Sheehy (Maricopa County Schools), Cristy Diaz (Dysart), Coy Ison (AzTEA), Amanda Hughens (Litchfield), Melodie Brewer (Dysart), Cristy Diaz (Dysart), Sandra Israel (Murphy)

Agenda:

I. Welcome and Introductions
We need a volunteer for taking notes.

II. Business (old/new)
(1) Update on changes coming to AzTEA (report from Coy Ison presented and discussed at AzTEA Board Meeting, March 11, 2009)
CATTS=Corporate partners, Administrators, Teachers, Technology, Students

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(2) Nominations for Westside AzTEA officers for 2008-2009 (Co-Chairs, Secretary, Workshop Coordinator). Elections will be held in May meeting.
(3) Select a meeting location for our May meeting: May 6, 2009 12:00-1:30pm, (Pendergast unavailable-need to select an alternate location)
(4) Make plans for our end-of-year Westside Leadership Team social celebration. Date, time, location. (Possibly week of May 18-22 or June 17-18?)

III. Share & Solve (continuing this popular agenda item to allow members to ask questions, brainstorm/share solutions, and share new technology discoveries)

IV. Ed Tech Website of the Month:
Cartwright's PLC Website (Rosy Escandon) http://www.cartwright.k12.az.us/poi/poi/Welcome.html

V. Special Interest Topics
(1) AzTEA Mogulus Channel: http://westsideleadershipteam.wikispaces.com/Mogulus_Channel_Page
Example of Mogulus video embedded on a wikispace: AzTEA Gala Awards Video-MEC 2009
http://aztea.wikispaces.com/MEC-Microcomputers+in+Ed
(2) Did you know you can work on Google Docs offline? http://docs.google.com/offlinehelp?hl=en_US

VI. Westside Workshops
Final workshop of the year: Tuesday, May 12, 2009, 4:30-6:00pm
Cartwright District, Large Board Room, District Office, located at 3401 N. 67th Avenue

Presenter: Kim Flack, Associate Director, ASSET-Eight
Topic: Use of video streaming in the classroom for teaching and learning


VII. Conference Updates (Peak, Tucson, WOW)
Planning update for WOW by Ruth Catalano.
http://grovesite.com/page.asp?o=aztea&s=WOW&p=1760

VIII. Leadership Development: Managing Up 1:00-1:30pm (professional development time for anyone who wants to participate)
Laurie King, "Inbox Zero"

IX. Next meeting: Date/Place/Location Confirmation
May 4, 2009 12:00-1:30pm, (Pendergast unavailable-need to select an alternate location-Sandra Israel is checking on availability of Murphy District)
Update from Sandra:
I just confirmed with our superintendent's office and we're OK to have our May 4th, Westside AzTEA at Murphy's new Education Center Building. I've attached a map and driving directions from the Pendergast Learning Center to Murphy's Education Center. The meeting will be at the same time, 12:00 to 1:30, just a different location. We will provide water and a snack, but if you need a lunch, please plan to bring your own.
Sandra Israel

See map on agenda for May 4, 2009

Meeting Notes prepared by Jan Irvin-THANKS!!!!


Mogulus Recording of Meeting: April 6, 2009
Part 1: Meeting/Discussion of Agenda Items


Part 2: Professional Development presentation by Laurie King: "Inbox Zero"



If you're interested in learning more about "Inbox Zero" you can view the Google Tech Talk video (1 hour) by the creator of the "Inbox Zero" concept published on 43 Folders, Merlin Mann.
http://www.43folders.com/2007/07/25/merlins-inbox-zero-talk