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2016 UEA Convention & Education Exposition

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Thursday, Oct. 20 - Schedule of Activities



Time Location Event Presenters Description Content For:
8 a.m.-5 p.m. North Foyer Registration   Attendees must register. Non UEA member admission $10. UEA members will be given free tickets to share. All Attendees
8:30-9:45 a.m. Rooms 400, 300 A-D, 200 A-D Session One Workshops (1¼ pts.) *
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Various Presenters Choose from seven sessions offered by teachers, education specialists and other professionals. All Grades
10-11 a.m. Columbus Community Center Stage Convention Opening Session (1 pt.)* Heidi Matthews and Lily Eskelsen García UEA President Heidi Matthews kicks off the 2016 Convention with NEA President Lily Eskelsen García. All Attendees
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Bus in front of Expo Hall doors (west parking lot) American Red Cross Blood Drive American Red Cross Visit the American Red Cross mobile blood donation bus to donate blood. All Adults
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Exhibit Hall Vendor Exhibits and Presentation Stages See vendor list Featuring vendor booths, hourly education-related workshops, entertainment and activities, pampering station, kids learning area and more. All Attendees
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Exhibit Hall Pampering Station:
Sponsored by Francois D. College of Hair, Skin & Nails, American Beauty Academy and Tobey Webb and Friends
  Relax and enjoy a massage, haircut or manicure (free for UEA members with ticket). All Attendees
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Exhibit Hall KUED Kids Exploration Corner
Sponsored by KUED Kids, Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, Mad Science of Greater Salt Lake, Mike Hamilton: The Magic in Learning, Salt Lake City Public Library, Salt Lake County Library Services, Thanksgiving Point, Utah Film Center, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Utah Museum of Fine Arts and Westminster Chemistry
KUED Kids and partners Families and educators, join KUED Kids in the Exploration Corner for hands-on educational experiences! Educators grades K-12 will take home curriculum guides and classroom lesson plan ideas from community organizations. Families will explore STEAM and Literacy activities and meet their favorite PBS Kids characters! All Attendees/ Kids
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Rooms 400, 300 A-D, 200 A-D Session Two Workshops (1¼ pts.) *
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Various Presenters Choose from seven sessions offered by teachers, education specialists and other professionals. All Grades
Noon-12:45 p.m. Columbus Community Center Stage The Magic in LearningTM Mike Hamilton Join educational presenter and professional magician Mike Hamilton as he stretches the realm of your imagination and experience for yourself "The Magic in Learning™". All Attendees/Kids
Noon-3 p.m. Exhibit Hall
Booth 230
Health Screenings Sponsored by EMI Health   Biometric screenings. UEA Members
(ticket required)
1-1:45 p.m. Columbus Community Center Stage Toybox Treatments Carolyn Pack Continuous development through hands on therapeutic tools easily adapted to classroom and educational environments to enhance Independence. All Attendees/ Kids
1-2:15 p.m. Rooms 400, 300 A-D, 200 A-D Session Three Workshops (1¼ pts.) *
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Various Presenters Choose from seven sessions offered by teachers, education specialists and other professionals. All Grades
1-2:15 p.m. Room 300 C-D Capitol Club Event Sponsored by UEA-PAC Chase Clyde Join UEA’s political activists for the exclusive annual Hot Topics and Hot Dogs Lunch. Mix and mingle with Utah’s political players over an informal lunch. Statewide, federal, and legislative candidates will join the group and give brief remarks. The event is open to everyone. The lunch is free for UEA Capitol Club members or for a suggested minimum $10 on-site donation to UEA-PAC. All Attendees
1:30-3 p.m. Exhibit Hall Book-A-Basket
Sponsored by the Utah Jazz, Horace Mann, Utah Idaho School Supply/Map World, KUED, Barnes & Noble
Utah Jazz Bear Shoot and make a hoop — win a book! The Utah Jazz Bear will tip off this event. All Attendees/ Kids
2-2:45 p.m. Columbus Community Center Stage Spin, Pop, Boom! Mad Science The audience will be amazed when the Mad Scientist is able to defy gravity in this energetic and spectacular special event. Didgeridoo tubes, foaming hands and steaming chemical reactions will introduce children to a world of exciting chemistry. All Attendees/ Kids
3-3:45 p.m. Columbus Community Center Stage Real Life History This is the Place Come celebrate the pioneer spirit with us. Step back in time as performers help you experience the West as it was in the early settlement of Utah!  All Attendees/ Kids
3-4 p.m. Room 400 Teacher Leadership Initiative Reception Heidi Matthews  2015-16 Teacher Leadership Initiative participants and association leaders celebrate completion of the program. By Invitation