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MassCUE Fall Conference 2022 Request for Proposals is now open! 

We will be back LIVE and are seeking your voice! The educational landscape has ebbed and flowed with the changes we have all faced. You may have a story to share with your fellow educators! We are seeking educators from all disciplines and administrators to be part of our programming. 

Submit a proposal to present at the MassCUE Fall Conference 2022 by May 20, 2022. Opportunities to present include traditional breakout sessions, an Educator Showcase, or Student Panel. 

Consider submitting a proposal today! 

View the Submission Guidebook for more information. 

If you are a vendor interested in being an exhibitor, visit our website for important dates.

 MassCUE News                   May 2022

In this issue

  1. Featured Educator: Megan McGovern, East Bridgewater Public Schools 
  2. Corporate Partner Spotlight: Whalley Computer Associates
  3. MassCUE Board Elections
  4. Annual General Meeting: June 8, 2022
  5. Become a MassCUE Corporate Partner: Spots available for 2022/23
  6. Lightspeed Technologies Special Promotion
  7. In person CUEup: May 10, 2022
  8. Influence and Advocacy Update
  9. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Update
  10. SIG News: Makerspace & STEM SIG shopping spree and more
  11. Corporate Partner Showcase: May 20, 2022
  12. Infobase Learning Cloud- free with MassCUE Membership
  13. Big Deal Media Newsletter


May Featured Educator
Megan McGovern is working to create a more inclusive world. 
Read more about why this Inclusion Specialist from East Bridgewater Public Schools is MassCUE's
May Featured Educator.        

Do you know an educator who is doing inspiring things in their school or district? Consider nominating that educator as one of our Featured Educators.


May Featured Educator


Megan McGovern
East Bridgewater
Public Schools

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2. Corporate Partners Spotlight: Whalley Computer Associates


What sets Whalley Computer Associates apart? We combine exceptional service, a total commitment to customer satisfaction, and a robust product portfolio, with world class facilities to provide you with all your IT needs. 



WCA can offer you technical and sales support to help solve your organization's IT challenges, connections with over 10,000 affiliated technicians nationwide as a member of the IMSN North American Service Network, collaboration with our cloud, networking, data center, and virtualization engineers. 


Recently named to CRN’s Tech Elite 250 for 2022, WCA is large enough to be one of the largest suppliers of nearly every major technology manufacturer in your region, to provide exceptional pricing, and leverage our purchasing power to engage the manufacturer to assist us in solving your problems. 


WCA takes great pride in our service, taking the time to get to know and care about each customer. 


 View the WCA Tour Video -- The Perfect Size to Meet All Your Technology Needs 


Whalley Computer Associates; Large Enough to handle all your IT needs, small enough to care

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3. MassCUE Elections: The MassCUE Board of Directors is excited to announce that the following candidates have sent in nomination papers and are qualified to run for a board position on the Board of Directors for a two-year elected term.

Sarah Boyle
TJ Carron
Colleen Terrill

MassCUE Members (as of April 1) will be able to vote in the election. Watch for a link from ElectionBuddy on Monday, 5/16 to cast your vote. Voting will be open until Friday, 5/20. Visit our website for candidate bios and more information on this election.


4. Join us for our Annual General Meeting! 
All MassCUE members are invited to join us at our MassCUE Annual General Meeting on June 8th at 5:00pm at Gillette Stadium. Come help us celebrate past accomplishments and make plans for new and exciting things to come.  Register today on our website.



5. Become a MassCUE Corporate Partner

Help MassCUE offer programs and events to educators from around the Commonwealth of Massachusetts by becoming a MassCUE Corporate Partner! Being a Corporate Partner has its benefits, including special recognition on our website, email communications, first priority in promotions to members, a free booth at our annual fall conference and more.

Just a few spots left! We have one open spot for a Premier partner and three for Gold Partners.

Visit our website to learn more and see our benefits flyer.


6. Lightspeed Technologies Special Promotion: Save 32%

Lightspeed Technologies is offering a special promotion on all new orders of RCA Classroom Audio Systems. From April 11 through June 30, 2022, get 32% off current list prices with no minimum quantity per purchase order. To take advantage of this promotion or for more information, please contact Lightspeed Technologies Territory Manager Tom Gilmartin at tom.gilmartin@lightspeed-tek.com.


7. In-person CUEups are back! Join us at the Castle Island Brewery in Norwood on May 10th for an evening of food, drinks and networking with other educators.

This event is sponsored by our Corporate Partner, OckersVisit our website for details.



8. Influence and Advocacy Committee Update 

Under the new Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, national concerns around broadband access are being addressed. The US Department of Education's Office of Educational Technology has implemented a program called DEER – Digital Equity Education Roundtables – which is focused on strategies for closing the digital divide through the development of a resource to inform states' digital equity plans. Are you interested in learning more? Send an email to ed.tech@ed.gov with OET DEER in the subject heading.  

Email Heidi MacGregor or Colleen Terrill for information on how to share your voice 
in advocacy and get involved with the MassCUE I&A Committee.


9.  Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Update  

MassCUE DEI Committee would like to share the following resources to our learning community:

The Brooklyn Public Library is now offering FREE digital library cards to anyone age 13 + in the US.  This is a significant step forward in leveraging technology in the process of dismantling racism via censorship. Read more on their website. 

Stay tuned for upcoming virtual and in person MassCUE DEI Committee events! We look forward to connecting soon!

Email Andrew Marcinek to learn more about our DEI initiative and committee.


10. MassCUE Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are a great way to connect and share ideas with other educators in an area of interest or region.

The MassCUE Makerspace and STEM SIG will be visiting The Great Exchange Devens during their meetup on June 15th from 3:00-5:00. Stock up on items for your makerspace and share ideas! Learn more and register today. 

Our current active SIG Groups include: 

Coaching in Schools
Makerspace & STEM
Inclusive Learning
Southeast, Cape & Islands Tech Team (SCITT)
Southeastern MA (SEMSIG)
Tech Integration SIG

Are you interested in starting an eSports SIG?  If so please contact Shelley Chamberlain.

Please check the meeting schedule tab of each SIG's webpage for meeting dates for 2021-2022 school year.

11. Corporate Partner Showcase

Experience a day filled with learning and collaborating on May 20th. Meet with our Corporate Partners, talk about the future, learn what they have to offer, and be a part of a special day.  

The schedule for this FREE day of learning features sessions by our Corporate Partners, complimentary coffee and lunch, and an ice cream social and raffle. 

Visit our website to register. 



12. Infobase Learning Cloud

Free Access Available with MassCUE Membership!

Receive PDPs and fulfill MA re-certification requirements for FREE with your MassCUE Membership using Infobase Learning Cloud. 

Infobase Learning Cloud is an online professional learning system designed to meet the needs of today’s schools. Infobase’s resources help ensure educators have the knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary to provide engaging, meaningful learning experiences. The resources include short videos as well as self-paced workshops. 

All learning can be done on your own time from anywhere, and you receive your certificate upon completion of the Infobase Learning Cloud module.  Infobase offers a wide range of training webinars.  Be sure to check their library of archived webinars.

Please note new members are added to Infobase the first week of each month. New MassCUE members will receive an email with information on accessing and setting up your account.


13. Big Deal Media Newsletter: 

Civic Engagement & Leadership, Media & Social Awareness, and More

MassCUE partners with Big Deal Media to bring you the Big Deal Book of Technology Newsletter, featuring contests, resources, and information designed to bring the power of the web to your classroom.

The Big Deal Book newsletter will give you great ideas for your classroom.

Learn more

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