This is attended by tech directors and tech integrators (a smaller number which we're hoping to attract more of) from Delaware through Massachusetts with a heavy representation from Connecticut, Massachusetts, Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. NY has a strong conference of its own so we don't get many from there and we've had trouble attracting Maryland schools. We do have a small number of International schools, and a few from outside the East Coast. The target membership is independent schools and small colleges. The annual conference is usually the 3rd or 4th week in June. We did have a single day meeting this past spring in Northern New Jersey.
The website is www.edaccess.org if you want more information.
And anotherI found one more listserv- Texas Tech People -- http://www.tcea.org/ Contact person is Lori Gracey -- email@example.com
And another NEW JERSEY-- NJAIS-TECH@listserv.peddie.org To send a message to all the people currently subscribed to the list, just send an e-mail to: NJAIS-Tech@LISTSERV.PEDDIE.ORG You may leave the list (unsubscribe) at any time by sending an e-mail to: LISTSERV@LISTSERV.PEDDIE.ORG The e-mail's text body message must read: SIGNOFF NJAIS-Tech Finally, you may direct questions to: Carole Everett NJAIS Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org Irene Mortensen Director of Accreditation and Professional Development email@example.com Tom Phelan Listserv administrator at the Peddie School firstname.lastname@example.org
And anothercalled BAISNET which has a list of 50 schools in the San Fran Area http://www.baisnet.org/
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Update 7/2010: Tom Smith has excellent intro/overview of WIZARDS ... click here
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