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HETS Board of Directors appoints first members of its Advisory Committee.

During its Summer Board Meeting, HETS officers unanimously approved the inception of a HETS Advisory Committee. The members of this Advisory Committee are nominated as a recognition of their proven support to HETS as a former Board member and Officer. The eligibility to be appointed for the Advisory Board, was based on the period they have served with distinction for five or more years in the Board of Directors. The Executive Committee identified and recommended candidates for the first inductees positions. HETS proudly welcomes and presents the members of this exclusive committee of distinguished professionals, as follows:

The main role of the excel nominees is to provide non-binding strategic advice to the HETS Consortium, through their active participation in Board of Directors meetings. The term of service on this Advisory Board shall be of two years, with the option of serving multiple terms.

Convocatoria para presentación de proyectos durante Virtual Educa 2016.

Miembros de HETS y sus colaboradores:

Logo Virtual Educa 2016HETS en su colaboración con el Departamento de Estado de PR, se encuentran ya en los preparativos del  XVII Encuentro Internacional Virtual Educa con sede en el Centro de Convenciones de la Ciudad de San Juan, Puerto Rico. Como es de su conocimiento, el mismo está pautado para celebrarse los días 20-24 de junio de 2016. El Encuentro acogerá aproximadamente unas 10,000 personas y será el escenario para presentar proyectos e iniciativas emblemáticas de Puerto Rico y sus Instituciones en temas educativos de k-12 como de educación superior, ciencias, tecnología, investigación, innovación, conectividad e internacionalización, entre otras áreas.

Exitosa celebración del primer Día de Internet en Puerto Rico.

Logo Internet day-2015El jueves 29 de octubre se celebró el primer Día del Internet en Puerto Rico, con actividades organizadas por el capítulo de Internet Society en la Isla en colaboración con HETS. Numerosas actividades educativas se llevaron a cabo simultáneamente en 12 municipios, 17 campus universitarios, así como en comunidades técnicas, escuelas públicas/privadas, y otros grupos de interés los cuales desarrollaron su propia agenda presencial o virtual.

Un nutrido grupo participó del evento conectándose a través de la plataforma Adobe Connect en:https://icann.adobeconnect.com/iidc/. La transmisión virtual se realizó desde la 11:00 am hasta la 1:00 pm con una reunión magistral desde la sede del Centro Criollo de Ciencias y Tecnologías del Caribe (C3Tec) en Caguas. Allí también se leyó la proclama oficial que declara el 29 de octubre como Día de Internet en Puerto Rico.

Los objetivos principales del evento fueron unir a Puerto Rico a la agenda global, celebrar los aportes que el ecosistema de Internet ha brindado, así como reflexionar y dialogar sobre cómo se han transformado los estilos de vida hacia una más “digital”. Para obtener más información sobre las actividades educativas que se ofrecieron ese día, visite: www.internetdaypr.org; en YouTube o Twitter.

 

2016 Best Practices Showcase | January 14-15, 2016 | San Juan, PR

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Celebrating Technology Innovation for Hispanic Success in Higher Education

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January 14 and 15, 2016

Where: Universidad del Este, AGMUS, Carolina, PR

What: Best Practices Showcases, International Speakers, Academic Fair and Networking Opportunities

Who should attend: Academic leaders, staff administrators, faculty, technology staff, investigators, corporate representatives related to technology and education, students and general public.

HETS would like to highlight and celebrate the outstanding work of its member institutions in meaningfully and strategically using technology to achieve Hispanic student success. Taking place in January 14 and 15, the 2016 HETS Best Practices Showcase will focus on three main tracks: Access and Student Mobility, Retention and, Assessment.

Certainly, HETS member institutions are experts in dealing with the Hispanic population and finding ways to provide them with opportunities to succeed, and we want to open a space for them to share this expertise. Visit the event page 2016 HETS Best Practices Showcase to learn more about the agenda, showcase tracks and process to submit proposals.

Lodging: Hotel San Juan Resort & Casino (www.elsanjuanhotel.com)

San Juan, PR (video about Puerto Rico)

HETS Advisory Committee

HETS By Laws established under its ARTICLE VII, the institution of a Retired Members Advisory Board.
The Board of Directors may appoint an Advisory Board which would provide non-binding strategic advise to the Consortium. Its members may be nominated and invited to participate with voice but no vote in Board of Directors meetings. Individuals that have served with distinction for five or more years in the Board of Directors are eligible to be appointed in this exceptional Advisory Board. The term of service shall be of two years. Advisory Board members may serve multiple terms. During 2018 Summer Board Meeting at Bronx Community College, HETS officers unanimously approved the candidates for the first inductees positions. HETS proudly welcomes and presents the members of this exclusive committee of distinguished professionals as follows (to read a brief bio click on each name):

The main role of the excel nominees is to provide non-binding strategic advice to the HETS Consortium, through their active participation in Board of Directors meetings. The term of service on this Advisory Board shall be of two years, with the option of serving multiple terms.

Member’s Jobs and Internships

bannerAs part of HETS services to our member institutions and partners, we have create this space to showcase job opportunities and internships available. To post your information, just send the content to info@hes.org.  We will send periodical emails to our databases with more than 10,000 contacts to inform about those opportunities. If you need any additional information, do not hesitate to contact us  anytime.  We are looking forward to continue serving you!

Career Management Program 2015- libre de costo

En una colaboración con el Departamento de Estado de Puerto Rico, le invitamos al evento libre de costo Career Management Program 2015 (CMP). El mismo se llevará a cabo el sábado, 31 de octubre de 2015 en el Salón de Usos Múltiples de la Escuela de Negocios y Empresarismo de la Universidad del Turabo en Gurabo.  Comenzando a las 8:00 A.M., los participantes tendrán la oportunidad de escuchar conferencias sobre Desarrollo Profesional, Revisión de Resumé (debe traerlo impreso) y participar de Entrevistas Simuladas.

Descargue aquí el afiche promocional del CMP 2015

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HETS Leadership Showcase Invitación

HETS Student Leadership Showcase |25 de septiembre de 2015 |San Juan, PR.

HETS Leadership Showcase Invitación

 

¿Cuándo?: 25 de septiembre de 2015

¿Dónde?: Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, Recinto Metropolitano

¿Quienes?: Líderes de organizaciones estudiantiles de las instituciones miembro de HETS.

HETS celebró el segundo HETS Student Leadership Showcase el viernes, 25 de septiembre de 2015 con la participación de sobre 400 líderes estudiantiles de sus 17 universidades afiliadas en Puerto Rico. Para detalles sobre este evento, de lo que allí ocurrió y ver videos de la conferencia visita: Sobre 400 líderes universitarios participaron del segundo Student Leadership Showcase.

 

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Medgar Evers College presents its Conference Best Practices in Academic Technology- September 18, 2015.

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What?: BEST PRACTICES IN ACADEMIC TECHNOLOGY: TOWARD A LIBERATORY PEDAGOGICAL PRACTICE
Where?: Charles Evans Inniss Memorial Library, 1650 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, 11225
When?: Friday, September 18, 2015 • 10:00 am t o 6:00 pm

Call for Abstracts:

The Medgar Evers College Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence invites you to submit your abstracts and participate in the Best Practices in Academic Technology Conference. Abstract proposals from all disciplinary perspectives are welcome, and interdisciplinary work is especially encouraged. Submissions of scholarly work and research (completed or in-process), Best practices in Instructional technology presentations/papers, hands-on workshops and panel discussions will be considered.

Abstract Submission Guidelines:
Abstracts/Proposals (350-500 words) with a 50-word biography is still open. Acceptances will be based upon the strength and fit of your presentation to:

https://www.facebook.com/CenterForTeachingAndLearningExcellence?ref=aymt_homepage_panel
https://mec-cuny.digication.com/2015_best_practices_in_academic_technology_conference/Welcome/published

Please send inquires to Dr. Rosalina Diaz (rdiaz@mec.cuny.edu) or Ms. Grace Yamada (gyamada@mec.cuny.edu).

Conference Sub-Themes:
• Academic Technology: Power, empowerment and community development
• Academic Technology: Education in a digitally Connected World
• Academic Technology: Communities of Difference
• Academic Technology: Conflicting Perspectives related to Liberatory pedagogy
• Academic Technology: Enacting Social Justice practices in education
• Academic Technology: Sustainable practice for an Equitable World
• Academic Technology: Student Learning, Learner Experiences and Learner Diversity
• Academic Technology: Challenges and Opportunities

Topic Areas:
• Science, Mathematics, and Technology Learning
• Interdisciplinary Education
• Bi-cultural, bi-lingual and bi-national education
• Learning, Teaching and Educational Structures
• Learner Diversity and Identities
• Primary and secondary education
• Higher education
• Adult and lifelong learning
• Technology enhanced and distance learning education
• International Schools and Educational goals
• Educational Policy, Leadership, Management and Administration
• Curriculum Research and Development
• Economic Management of Education
• Institutional Accreditation and Ranking
• Organizational Learning and Change
• Professional Concerns, Training and Development
• Special Education, Learning Difficulties, Disability

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