On November 8th, TRECA will be hosting the Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) Conference, a free special event for educators. BYOT is an opportunity for students to bring in a personal, internet capable electronic device into the learning environment. Examples include:
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TRECA Partners with D1 Sports Training for Special Event
Columbus, OH - July 7, 2011 – TRECA and D1 Sports Training have partneredto bring star professional athletes from the NFL and NBA to meet with highschool students from TRECA Digital Academy at a special event, Workout with thePros, hosted at the D1 training facility in Columbus.
AJ Hawk of the Green Bay Packers, Lance Moore of the New Orleans Saints, andChris Quinn of the San Antonio Spurs were among the special guests who spoke with students about the importance of fitness training. There weremultiple activities including workout sessions, sports training tips,nutritional advice, and food samples provided by partners. The event was aunique opportunity for TRECA Digital Academy students to rub elbows with formercollegiate athletes, now NBA stars and Super Bowl Champions.
The event kicks off an extendedpartnership between the two organizations that will enable TRECA DigitalAcademy students to attend similar events throughout the year and utilize theD1 services towards their physical education requirements. Because health and physical fitnessare such important issues, TRECA and D1 plan to provide ongoing activities fortheir students that will inspire them to make healthy lifestyle choices.
Located in Marion, OH, Tri-Rivers Educational Computer Association (TRECA) isan Information Technology Center (ITC) Site - a consortium of over 30 schooldistricts across the state of Ohio. TRECA provides information technologyintegration, fiscal support , staff development, instructional support, andstudent information services to Ohio school districts and their students. Inaddition, TRECA is the home of the TRECA Digital Academy, a public online K-12 schoolwith over 3,000 students enrolled across the State of Ohio.
TRECA, 100 Executive Drive, Marion, OH 43302
About D1 Sports Training
D1 Columbus is located north of downtown on North High Street, between Dublinand Westerville. Co-owned by Bobby Carpenter, A.J. Hawk, Jody Shelley and MikeVrabel, it offers custom training programs, expert coaching and the latest insports therapy, all in an intense, high-energy environment. D1 specializes inmaking athletes FASTER, STRONGER, MOREAGILE, and EXPLOSIVE, while also BUILDING CHARACTER. For more info, visit http://www.d1sportstraining.com.
D1 Sports Training - 8080 N. High Street, Columbus, OH43225
Mike Ring - email@example.com (740) 389-4798 ext.215
TRECA Digital Academy was honored to have Butch Reynolds, an Olympic gold medal winner and former world recorder holder as this year's graduation guest speaker. Joanna Fuchs, a 2011 graduate, submitted the traditional graduation poem. Presidential Awards and recognition for school club participation were also given to students who achieved academic excellence while enrolled with TRECA Digital Academy.
We cannot express strongly enough how proud we are of all our students. TRECA Digital Academy promises to continue offering current and future students the best education possible.
Below are some pictures from the graduation ceremony:
May 20th, 2011
To all our valued consortium members, partners and customers,
I am proud to announce an exciting new change taking place within the Tri-Rivers Educational Computer Association (TRECA). Today, we are revealing our organization's new brand identity. Our brand encompasses the complete TRECA experience, in both our public image and our reputation with customers. It is my hope that all of you will become familiar with the new TRECA EDUCATIONAL SOLUTIONS brand in the coming months.
This process has been guided by our values to be CUSTOMER-DRIVEN, earning TRUST, leading the way through INNOVATION and TECHNOLOGY, and always searching for positive, pro-active solutions on behalf of our consortium.
TRECA is a leading provider of educational support to Ohio schools districts. It is our promise to continue delivering the best quality services at the lowest possible cost to our member and non-member customers.
Your satisfaction means the world to us and we look forward to continuing a long and mutually successful partnership with you under the new look of the TRECA Educational Solutions brand.
Chief Executive Officer
eSchool News has posted an interesting article that focuses on studies performed in California on the influence of Apple's iPad in classrooms. Click the link below to read more: