Horry County Adult Education gears up for fourth Technology Literacy Conference at the Beach

vgrooms@thesunnews.comMarch 6, 2014 

The fourth annual Technology Literacy Conference at the Beach, sponsored by Horry County Schools Adult and Community Education, will be held April 2-5 at the SeaMist Oceanfront Resort Conference Center, 1200 S. Ocean Blvd., in Myrtle Beach.

The conference is designed to present a practical approach to integrating technology into literacy teaching and learning. Presenters and participants will have backgrounds in technology, adult, family, K-12, health and financial literacy, as well as English as a Second Language instruction.

Keynote speakers will be Angela Maiers, founder and president of Maiers Education Services; Jonathan LeMaster, co-founder of LiteracyTA; and Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology for the U.S. Department of Education. TLC at the Beach also will include four pre-conference events, 48 breakout sessions and a variety of other speakers, exhibitors and entertainment.

Registration fees are $195 for S.C. residents, $50 for college or university students with current student identification and $245 for all other attendees.

For more information and to register, call Adult Education at 843-488-6200 or visit www.edtheturtle.com. A conference program booklet can be viewed online.

Contact VICKI GROOMS at 443-2401 or follow her at Twitter.com/TSN_VickiGrooms.

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