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Registration is now open for EdcampPlano which is scheduled for May 14, 2011 at the Sockwell Center from Professional Development in Plano, TX.

Registration opened Friday, April 1st at 6:00 AM and after one full day, the event has secured almost 100 attendees making it a third of the way full with capacity being set at 300. Numerous North Texas school districts will be represented at EdcampPlano and districts as far away as North East ISD in San Antonio, TX will be in attendance as well. Additional registrants will be traveling from Oklahoma and Kansas. EdcampPlano Organizers are very impressed with the early numbers, but not shocked, because they are aware of the passion educators in North Texas possess. 

EdcampPlano is completely free, with all refreshments and other amenities provide solely through sponsorships and donations. There have already been a large number of both local and national organizations recognize the power of EdcampPlano. These organizations understand the pressures and challenges educators face today and want to partner with them in becoming the best they can be to further inspire students in their districts, schools and classrooms.

EdcampPlano Sponsors Include:

SimpleK-12                             North Texas Shirt Company

Live Binders                            Edutopia                               

Jason's Deli                            WittFitt Learning in  Motion

Skype                                       Wonderopolis

Barnes & Noble                      Scholastic

Capstone                                 TCEA

Sponsors have assisted in donating door prizes, complimentary gift bags for attendees, classroom supplies, webcams, breakfast, and t-shirts for all EdcampPlano attendees.

With the possibility of hundreds of attendees, the organizers are looking for local businesses who may be interested in being featured as a sponsor. Those interested in being a sponsor can make donations and/or contact the organizers on the website http://edcampplano.wikispaces.com or by email at edcampplano@gmail.com

The conference will be free from corporate vendors and booths, with the focus being solely on conversations about education. Attendees will come from all over North Texas and will range from classroom teachers, coaches, and administrators to school board members. There will be time for attendees to gather informally to share ideas as well as a variety of sessions for them to attend that will all be run by their colleagues and fellow educators.

If you are interested in finding out more about EdcampPlano we can be found on Twitter and Facebook.

Twitter: www.twitter.com/edcampplano

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/EdCampPlano/138503542871248

If you have heard enough and are ready to sign up to attend, please visit and join our website. Registration is filling up fast!

Website: http://edcampplano.wikispaces.com

Registration: http://edcampplano.wikispaces.com/Sign+Up

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