EdCamp Harrisburg Registration Opens

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will host EdCamp Harrisburg on Saturday, November 12, 2011.

Online PR News – 13-July-2011 – – Harrisburg, PA, July 12, 2011 - Harrisburg University of Science and Technology will host EdCamp Harrisburg on Saturday, November 12, 2011. The free day-long event will be filled with open, participatory events, discussions, and workshops where presentation content is provided by the participants rather than chosen speakers.

Entry is limited to the first 200 signups. The concept is simple. EdCamps are not your typical education conference. EdCamps are run by local teachers who want to informally spark discussion and learn new ideas from one another. There are so many benefits to attending: free admission, meet other teachers in your area, network, a flexible agenda, and so much more!

This unconference is for all involved in education: teachers, students, parents, professors, administrators and all who have a passion for education in today’s world.

To register or learn more about EdCamp Harrisburg, visit online at http://www.edcampharrisburg.org

You can literally take planes, trains and automobiles to EdCamp Harrisburg. The University’s location in downtown Harrisburg is near Interstates 83 and 81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, making it an easy drive to the University from any of Pennsylvania’s major cities. And it’s only a two-hour drive from the University to Baltimore, Washington, DC or Philadelphia. The Amtrak Passenger Train Station and Greyhound Bus Station are one block from our location. And the Harrisburg International Airport is only nine miles from the University. http://www.harrisburgu.edu/campuslife/directions.php

Harrisburg University is located at 326 Market Street in Harrisburg. Free parking is available on the street. Additionally, parking is available in the Harrisburg Parking Authority operated garage accessible via Fourth Street. Cost for parking in the garage is $5.00 for 0-2 hours. Kiosk for parking accepts cash only. More information on parking rates and directions to the University are found online at http://www.harrisburgu.net/campuslife/directions.php#parking

Founded in 2001 to address Central Pennsylvania’s need for increased opportunities for study leading to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, Harrisburg University is an innovative and ambitious private institution that produces graduates who provide increased competence and capacity in science and technology disciplines to Pennsylvania and the nation. Harrisburg University ensures institutional access for underrepresented students and links learning and research to practical outcomes. As a private University serving the public good, Harrisburg University remains the only STEM-focused comprehensive university located between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

For more information on the University's demand-driven undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in applied science and technology fields, call 717.901.5146 or email Connect@HarrisburgU.edu.