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Technical Support Team

From the EAST Technical Support Team

The Student Technical Support Team plays an important role in helping the conference run smoothly. The Tech team assists in the setup, support, and break down of the equipment in all of the breakout sessions throughout the conference. Members of the team also provide technical support to schools, vendors and the EAST staff on the conference floor as needed. Being a part of this team gives a great behind-the-scenes view of what it takes to make the conference a success. If you are interested in being a member of this student leadership team, please review the roles and responsibilities below and see the instructions on how to be nominated for this position. Thanks!

Roles and Responsibilities for the Student Technical Support Team

This will be a part time position so students will have the opportunity to participate with their school as part of the Conference as well.

Professional Experience Required/Desired: Click to enlarge

  • Minimum of one full year in EAST
  • Works well in teams
  • Ability to multitask
  • Participates on EAST forums
  • System Administrator preferred
  • Friendly, Outgoing and Articulate

Technical Experience Required/Desired:

  • Peripheral setup (i.e., mouse, keyboard, monitor and projector)
  • Microsoft Office 2003, particularly PowerPoint usage
  • Laptop wireless configuration
  • Physical activities (i.e., lifting 30 pounds and connecting cables, etc.)

Nominations for the Student Technical Support Team

Applicants for the Student Technical Support Team must be nominated by a facilitator. If you are interested in one of these positions, please ask your facilitator to complete a letter of recommendation including the following items:

  • Why the nominee should be considered for the position (provide examples of their assistance in your classroom)
  • Does the nominee meet all requirements 
  • Past experience/roles the nominee has held that would benefit him/her in the position
  • Phone number of nominee and the days and times they can be reached
  • Email address of nominee

***Must submit one unique letter per student nominee.

Please e-mail nomination letters to by Wednesday, December 3rd

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