OPPORTUNITY BEGINS at the

KONEKTE HAITI TECH SUMMIT 2019

What happens with Haiti’s children learn how to code, solve problems, collaborate, and think? A brighter future.

What happens with Haiti’s children learn how to code, solve problems, collaborate, and think? A brighter future.

 


A Tech Summit conference for 200 educators in the Port-au-Prince area focusing on

  • What is coding?

  • Why coding is important for all students, regardless of future plans

  • How to start and continue teaching coding in school


Educators wHO to participate will:

  • Apply to attend (no costs for attending the conference)

  • Leave the conference with the knowledge and tools to start an off-line coding club in their schools

  • Have an opportunity to earn some devices for continuing their coding club by completing specific lessons in their self stated coding club

  • Educator Application will be posted no later than July 1, 2019


DETAILS:

  • WHEN: Saturday and Sunday October 18 & 19, 2019

  • WHERE: Port-au-Prince, Haiti (venue TBD)

    • University or large space for 250 people with 10+ breakout rooms - contact fabiola@konektehaiti.org if you can help secure a location

  • WHAT: A conference with keynotes and hands on break out sessions for Haitian educators


Staffing the Conference:

  • 4-5 Konekte Haiti Directors

  • 6-8 Ed Tech specialists from the states

  • 1 - 2  Keynote Speaker(s) (one from Haiti, one from the US)

  • 1-2 local staff

  • Local translators & security

Impact:

Educators will be equipped with the toolset, skillset and mindset to teach coding at their schools to an average of 10 students, opening the eyes of 2000 Haitian students to the opportunities of coding.

PARTICIPATE:

  • HAITIAN EDUCATORS - Check back for an application to attend after July 1.

  • GLOBAL EDUCATORS - Contact Steve@konektehaiti.org to indicate your interest in running a session or donate to sponsor a fellow Haitian educator to attend.

  • SPONSORS: Help us make this conference a success. Contact steve@konketehait.org for sponsorship opportunities.