Volunteer with the
Technology Integration Workshop
BestPrep’s Technology Integration Workshop positions technology as an essential part of the curriculum, providing the resources, strategies and education to help educators integrate new technologies into the classroom. At this four-day professional development opportunity, educators learn how existing and emerging technologies can enhance lesson effectiveness and student engagement. Educators increase their technological literacy through first-hand and hands-on experiences including an impactful job shadow with a business professional.
Business Partner (Four hour commitment over two days)
- 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Monday, July 31: Lunch at University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis Campus.
- 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Tuesday, August 1: Job Shadow at your workplace.
The Technology Integration Workshop allows volunteers to interact directly with educators, helping them develop curriculum to best prepare students for future careers.
Business Partners showcase their company by turning their workplace into a “high-performance classroom,” partnering with an attending educator for a job shadow. As a Business Partner you will improve your leadership, interpersonal skills and communicate with the educational system. Volunteers must be available for an orientation and welcome lunch and a job shadow held the following afternoon. Learn more about being a business partner. Email Greg Orvik with any questions.
- Various 1-hour slots on July 31 – August 3 at University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis Campus
Innovative experts from the technology field share their expertise and/or workplace experience with educators through large group presentations and breakout sessions. Educators use this experience to develop relevant curriculum that connects with real-world applications, while effectively integrating technology. Email Bonnie Vagasky with any questions.