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2014 Awards Banquet PDF Print E-mail

The 2014 Awards Banquet was held at Longwood University with a welcome provided by Liz Jamerson, co-chair of the SVRTC. Opening remarks were given by President W. Taylor Reveley, Longwood's 26th President. Shery Nussbaum-Beach delivered the keynote address to during the event which was well represented with 90+ people in attendance. Pictures taken during the event can be seen by visiting the SVRTC Gallery.



8th Annual SVRTC Awards Banquet PDF Print E-mail

Please join us at the

8th Annual SVRTC Technology Awards Banquet


 Thursday, March 27, 2014 at Longwood University


 The cost of the event is $20.00 per person.  Please register at the link below by Friday, March 7, 2014.




Don't miss our keynote speaker, Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, who has been featured in national and international conferences to address teacher leadership, community building and educational leadership.  She is also president of 21st Century Collaborative.




Technology Award Nominations are due by March 7, 2014.  You may submit you nominees by clicking on the award titles below with the corresponding link:


Division Leadership Award

Technology Leadership Award

Technology Teacher Award  

Instructional Support Award  

Technology Support Award


SVRTC Divisions Attend STEM Summit PDF Print E-mail

The Institute for Teaching through Technology and Innovative Practices (ITTIP) hosted the 7th Annual STEM Summit on Thursday, January 30th, at Longwood University.  Representatives from several SVRTC counties attended, including:  Appomattox, Brunswick, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Hopewell, Prince George, Sussex, Lunenburg  The theme was, MakersLearn.

The summit had several presentations ranging from students to university staff.  Dr. Talaiver, ITTIP’s director, spoke to the attendees about what qualities we find in makers and inventors before introducing the first guest speaker, a junior from rural India, Tenith Adithyaa, who talked about his Banana Leaves Technology.   The summit continued with additional young presenters, this time middle school students from Charlottesville City and Albemarle County Public Schools.  They talked about their collaboration with UVA for an initiative on 3D printing.  Participating teachers and administrators also spoke about the cross curriculum project. 

The second half of the summit’s presenters included STEM specialists from ITTIP who conducted a hands-on session where attendees were challenged to use the microcontroller, Makey Makey.  The summit concluded with presentations from MathDisk’s confounder, Mohamed Jaffaralim, and NASA’s Professional Development Coordinator, Dr. Kimberly Brush.

To learn more about the STEM Summit presentations, visit ITTIP’s online February Newsletter or go to http://www.stemva.org/ for posted presentations.  You can also view pictures from the event at:  http://gallery.ittip.org/


Mission Statement:

The Southside Virginia Regional Technology Consortium will assist members with coordinating the acquisition and effective integration of viable up-to-date and emerging technologies, valuable training for K-12 students, staff and other citizens in our communities to enhance learning at all levels and encourage economic development in Southside Virginia.


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