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New Teacher Academy


BMITE New Teacher Academy will be July 15-17, 2014, at Meridian Technology Center, Stillwater.

To register, click on Eventbrite to create an account.  Select the Sign Up button in the upper right hand corner and complete the sign up process.  After you have an account, come back to this page to select BMITE New Teacher Academy.   Complete the registration as directed.

If you already have an Eventbrite account, please click on BMITE New Teacher Academy.  Complete the registration as directed.

To pay with a P.O. from your school, please select "Show other payment options" in red below the large gray "Register" button.

Hotel reservations for New Teacher Academy may be made at the Residence Inn - Marriott, Stillwater.

Residence Inn - Marriott
800 S. Murphy Street
Stillwater, OK 74074
Hotel Phone:  405.707.0588
Hotel Fax:  405.707.7407
Arrive Date:  Monday, July 14, 2014
Depart Date:  Thursday, July 17, 2014
*Room Rate:  $89.00 plus tax

Cut-Off Date:  Monday, June 30, 2014

Please mention the “New Teacher Academy” room block.  Give dates you will be checking in and out, in order to receive the discounted room rate. The hotel will accept Purchase Orders, by calling the hotel reservation department at 405.707.0588.  Purchase Order arrangements must be made at the time of making the reservation.  Guest room rate includes a Hot Breakfast Buffet and Evening Social.

The state rate of $89 will be honored after the cut-off date if the hotel has availability.  The participant will need to indicate the group they are with for state business.


Follow-up dates will be September 24, November 4 (this is a change), and January 13, 2015, at Moore Norman Technology Center - South Penn Campus.  All new CareerTech teachers are required to attend all six days of training.

For more information regarding the New Teacher Academy or CareerTech Business or Marketing certification, please contact Karen Sneary, 405.743.5473 or Tonja Bell, 405.743.5426.

Summer Workshops

Curtis Bonk, PhD

Engage, Number One:  This is the Next Generation
Wednesday, June 4
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Francis Tuttle Technology Center, Rockwell Campus, Room A 1011

This workshop will infuse technology and motivation into blended learning methods which includes part of the key strategies of Dr. Sommers' "CareerTech Renaissance."

Bring your own electronic device to the workshop.  As a bonus, someone will be selected to receive one of Dr. Bonk's books at the end of the day.  Must be present to receive the book.

Presentation Resources:

Workshop Survey:

Corrine Hoisington, PhD - Canceled

The Tech Scene of 2014 (9:00-10:30)
Raising the Modern Geek (11:00-2:30)
Flipping the Classroom (2:00-3:30)
Thursday, June 5
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Metro Technology Center, South Bryant Campus, Automotive Tech Center

Corrine will be presenting three topics focusing on the latest technology trends in education.  Bring your own electronic device to the workshop. One lucky person will win an ASUS Transformer tablet.  You must be present to win.

Video Production in a High School

Jeffrey Mason, Tulsa Daniel Webster High School
Tuesday, June 24
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Daniel Webster High School Broadcast Studio
1919 West 40th Street
Tulsa, OK 74107

Workshop Survey:

Jeffrey Mason will share how he teaches video production and broadcasting at his high school. Learn tricks for creating a top-quality program where students produce broadcasts for their local TV station.  Participate in this one-day video project addressing how to set up a camera, production sets/lighting, shoot and edit video.

If you are currently teaching video editing/production or you are interested in teaching it, this workshop is a MUST for you!  Bring your own camera if you have one available to use in the workshop.

Click on Eventbrite to register for this workshop--create a login to register.  Only 18 seats are available--reserve now!

Revitalize Your Traditional BITE Program!

Crystal Beyer and April Blackwell, Northeast Technology Center
Thursday, June 26
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuttle Seminar Center, Oklahoma Department of Career Tech
Stillwater, OK 74074

Workshop Survey:

Learn how these instructors have taken their traditional BITE programs with average enrollment and turned them into programs that have a waiting list and are filled with high school students!  Find out the methods they have adopted to create new interest and spark enrollment from sending high schools, and the connections that they have with their local businesses.

Topics include:  technology used, iPads/tablets, apps, career majors, projects, curriculum, recruitment ideas, classroom management, connection with industry, connection with sending high schools, internships and job placement, incorporating BPA.  Bring your own electronic device--WiFi will be available to connect to the internet.

Click on Eventbrite to register for this workshop--create a login to register.  Limited seats are available.

2014 Summer Conference

Click the title above to access information on Summer Conference.

At the BITE luncheon/meeting, service awards and retirees will be recognized.  To ensure accuracy, please check the BITE Years of Service list.  If you find errors or omissions, please e-mail Janette Sagersaor call 405.743.5119.

Check the BITE Teacher Organization website for Minutes, Bylaws, Handbook, Awards, and Officers.

Student Organization Information

Links to current student organization information:

    BITE Scholarship Opportunity


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    To access the many resources available for your use in the classroom, become a member of the ICAT community. Once you are a member of the ICAT community, login to ICAT, then select the Agency Division drop-down menu, then Business, Marketing, and IT Education.


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