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Revision as of 11:13, 26 July 2016

GATE Seminar

2016 Georgia Assistive Technology in Education (GATE) Seminar

Hosted by the Atlanta Metro Assistive Technology Consortia

Access GATE Presentations *coming soon*

Access Tools for Life GATE Presentations *coming soon*

Participant Registration *coming soon*

Exhibitor Registration *coming soon*

Exhibitor Information

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Date and Location

Friday, December 9, 2016

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST

Georgia Tech Student Center - Map

350 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30313

Registration $10

Description

The Georgia Assistive Technology in Education (GATE) Seminar, hosted by the Metro Atlanta Assistive Technology Consortia in collaboration with Tools for Life, Georgia’s Assistive Technology Act Program, is a comprehensive venue for Educators, Therapists, Parents and Community Members to gather and learn about Assistive Technology to help achieve success in the classroom. This seminar will feature a hands-on exhibit hall including national and local vendors in all areas of Assistive Technology. Specialists in the field will be presenting a variety of sessions that focus on best practices, product demonstrations, classroom implementation, and strategies that will support each student as they reach for their “Accessible Tomorrow”.

Registration

Register to attend 2016 GATE *coming soon*. We encourage you to register early because seats for this seminar will be limited. If you have any questions, please contact Amy Scheifflee at ascheifflee@forsyth.k12.ga.us or Jennifer Beard at beardj@fultonschools.org

Call for Presentations

If you are interested in submitting a proposal to present at this year's GATE Seminar, please submit your presentation information using the online form.

  • The call for presentations will be open until Friday, September 23, 2016.
  • Notices will be sent out via email on or around of November 4, 2016 of acceptance with session time and room assignment.

Continuing Education Credits

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be verified and offered by the AAC Institute.
  • Certified Rehabilitation Credits (CRCs) are verified by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) and will be distributed by Tools for Life.
  • Instructions on how to obtain your CEUs and/or CRCs will be in your packet at registration.

Hotel

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Parking

Parking will be available at the GT Student Center for $20 a day. Carpooling is encouraged!

Additional parking will be available in the Tools for Life/AMAC Accessibility parking lots which are located at 512 Means St., Atlanta, GA 30318. Parking there is free.

If you choose to park at Tools for Life/AMAC Accessibility, the GT Student Center is approximately 15 to 20 minutes walking distance away. Once parked, walk up to Marietta Street and cross over. Stay straight ahead and at the 2nd light turn right on Ferst Street. The next left will be the GT Student Center parking lot.

Lunch

There are a variety of dining options for your lunch break located in the GT Student Center Food Court. Be sure to take a look at the list of food options.

Wireless Internet Access

Wireless Internet access will be available on site for $3 per person for the whole day. Access instructions will be included in your registration packet. You will need to use a credit/debit card to pay for this service.

Last Resort Fund

Since admission is only $10, we are collecting donations for a LAST RESORT FUND in the form of $1 contributions. Contributors will be included in the drawing for DOOR PRIZES sponsored by our GATE exhibitors.