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What to Expect at SchoolDude University 2012
In case you haven't heard, SchoolDude University 2012 is only 37 days away! Have you registered yet?
Every year, SchoolDude.com gathers the education industry's leading experts for 4 days of jammed packed learning, collaboration, best practice discussion and networking. We make sure to serve up plenty of fun too! Did we mention that we put the whole thing on along the shores of sunny Myrtle Beach, South Carolina?
If you have never been or even if you have already been once or twice, this is one professional development event NOT TO MISS! The conference is designed to meet the need of first timers and University veterans alike. We offer education-specific best practices, along with orientation classes for new users, and product immersion training for those that are looking learn more.
SchoolDude University is divided into tracks to ensure that we have covered all the bases for every job role. There are more than 100 courses of study, as well as interactive sessions, roundtable discussions and peer networking. Perhaps one of the biggest professional development benefits however, is the learning lab. Attendees get one-on-one access to SchoolDude Software Analysts. Have you ever wanted to work through YOUR own product account with one of our analysts right by your side? This is your chance! We always have a great team on hand to work through questions and issues with you and maybe even show you a few new tips and tricks.
Looking to network with other professionals in your area? We have that too! Regional specific kickoff sessions offer a great chance for conference orientation, as well as the opportunity to meet and network with peers in your neck of the woods. Many attendees have found that getting to know the folks at other schools in the area is a great way to find benchmarks in many of the processes at their own institutions.
Some of the most popular sessions tend to be our Best Practice Discussions. Attendees take this as a time to share ideas about things that are working well or perhaps some areas where they are struggling. It is a great time to learn from your peers about how they are putting SchoolDude applications to work. More often than not, most people in the room will experience that "a-ha!" moment.
The bottom line is, we want know budgets are tight and that it can be hard to get away. Our first priority is always to serve the needs of educational professionals, so we've ensured that SchoolDude University 2012 will be more than worth your while. It will be the premier educational professional development event of the year! Come join us on the Dude Ranch this year. You won't be disappointed.
Things kick off at the Ranch on March 17th, 2012 and the Ranch gates close on March 21st. Tuition is only $350 and includes pre-conference activities. If you are looking to bring your whole "posse", we will even waive the fee for every 3rd person that you register. For more information on this great event, check out our conference website OR register right now!