Presentation on theme: "Cool Tools: Technology In The Classroom"— Presentation transcript:
1 Cool Tools: Technology In The Classroom Presented by:Scott Naill & Tony Trapp Upper Valley Career Center HVAC/R Program Piqua, Ohio
2 Upper Valley CC HVAC/R Technologies The Upper Valley Career Center is located in Piqua, Ohio 20 minute north of Dayton Ohio.Fall of 2005 Upper Valley Career Center dedicated a 40,000 sq. ft. Science Technology expansion on the main campus and it included a newly built 3,500 sq. ft. HVAC/R lab and training center.Average number of students the last 5 years 32 per year (Juniors And Seniors).
3 Upper Valley CC HVAC/R Technologies Level I Students
5 Dialogue vs. Monologue….. What methods do you use to promote your program?
6 School Issued Laptops One to One Laptop Program Students are issued laptop Matching Grant Funds
7 Social Media Marketing – The Cost There is no monetary cost at all to set your company up on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc.Social Media are labor intensive!Facebook exampleSetting up the account – 15 minutesCreating a plain page – 10 minutesCustomizing your page – 1 week (If you have prior experienceProviding content – Never ending. These media have an insatiable appetite for content. The content is what attracts the customer
8 Social Media Marketing – The Reason Recognize that social media are dialogues – people will not always say what you want to hearDon’t ignore the inevitable – your students are now, or will be on social media.“Beware of what you post!”
9 We don’t need no stinkin’ social marketing…..or do we? What is it? Blogs Twitter FacebookYouTube Marketing/Branding
10 Let’s take a look, shall we? FacebookYouTubeTwitterLinkedInSchoologyGoogle Voice*
15 Linkedin (HVAC Educators) 1208 membersthere have been a number of good topics discussed, from how to get tools/equipment, to certification and people are always posting about new technology/product releases too.If you could not only utilize the session as a recruitment tool, but also as a way to ‘stay connected’ to new technology, trends, and NETWORKING!!!