Social Media Bootcamp in Washington DC (area)Click here to register for event
Join edSocialMedia & the Association of Independent Maryland Schools on June 28th, 2011 at Norwood School, Bethesda, MD for a social media bootcamp experience.
A Hands-on Social Media Workshop for School Administrators and Teachers.
Learn how social media can help you strengthen relationships with the constituents that matter most- your students, parents, faculty & alumni.
Who should attend: K-12 or higher-ed administrators and staff in Admissions, Marketing, Communications, External-affairs, Advancement, or Alumni/Development.
This full day workshop provides an in-depth, hands-on introduction to social media technology. Participants spend the day creating content in order to learn how to apply these tools to their own outreach.
Listen to recent Bootcamp participants talk about their experiences:
Date: June 28th, 2011
Registration: 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM
Bootcamp: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM – (Lunch is provided)
8821 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
The introductory keynote focuses on foundational social media ideas and case studies leaving the rest of the day to put what you’ve learned into practice.
Your mission, should you choose to accept it:
Working with your team:
- generate a minimum of 8 tweets spread out over two hours posted to #edsocialmedia.
- write two, well crafted articles for the blog
- create a photoset in Flickr of 10 photos
- post a brief (around 2 minutes) video for YouTube
Take a look at the great content that folks from our previous Bootcamps produced in just four hours!
What to bring
You are strongly encouraged to bring a laptop with wireless network connectivity, and a digital camera or digital-camcorder if you have them.
Registration : $249 ($215 per person for groups of 2 or more)
Madeline Senkosky is a lead facilitator for edSocialMedia. For the past few years, she worked as the Director of Publications at Stratton Mountain School, a ski and snowboard academy in southern Vermont. At SMS, she guided and managed the school’s communication outreach, including social media integration and web management. Additionally, she designed and instructed a Digital Media curriculum that taught students new media skills, such as creation of a personalized online portfolio. Madeline graduated from the University of Missouri Journalism School and now resides in New England.
Peter Baron is the founder and president of AdmissionsQuest, an online resource for families who are working through the independent school admission process. Peter attended Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, NH. He earned his BA from Skidmore College and MAT from Tufts University. Peter’s teaching experiences include Historic Neighborhoods, Pine Ridge School and Wolfeboro, The Summer Boarding School. Peter blogs at AQ’s Boarding School Blog and edSocialMedia.com, and hosts the regular podcast series, Boarding School Podcast.