Author Archives: Kathryn Nixon

We’re so close!

Greetings, Edcampers!

We’re only about three weeks away from Edcamp Hudson Valley! All of the organizers have been busy preparing for an exciting day of learning and sharing.

Below are few new pieces of information and reminders:

1) Latest News

As 8/31 gets closer, you will see our site ( transform into an information hub. Note: The same resources that we post on the site (map of session sites, schedule template, important links, etc.) will also be provided to you when you register the day of the event.

2) Building a Community of Learners 

If you have not done so already, please fill out the “Introduce Yourself” survey at: Note: Respondents will get an extra raffle ticket, so make sure you ask a staff member for your ticket on 8/31!

If you are interested in seeing the responses of other Edcampers, please click here:

This will help you get to know your fellow Edcamp Hudson Valley attendees. Thank you so much to those who have already filled out the survey!

3) Edcamp Day Info:

  • Check-in starts at 9 a.m. on Monday, 8/31. Registration will take place in the lobby as soon as you enter the building.
  • Head to the Chapman Room (to the left as you enter) for a quick welcome and some time to check out the session board.
  • The sessions will take place in the Learning Commons (a map will be provided upon entrance to the event). All of the rooms will have projectors. Note to presenters: Computers will NOT be provided, so bring your devices and dongles (if needed).
  • Lunch (provided by Pizzeria Bacio, Walmart, and other local eateries) will be served in the dining room.
  • Edcamp HV volunteers (wearing red STAFF t-shirts) will be around to help you find your way.
  • Poughkeepsie Day School has campus wide Wi-Fi access. Feel free to bring a laptop, tablet or smartphone that has internet access. This will allow you to check all of the online resources shared throughout the day. If you’re on Twitter, use #edcampHV!
  • A full map of session sites will be posted on A copy will be placed in your welcome registration folder. The wifi username and password will be on the map.

4) Questions?

Feel free to send any questions to, leave us a comment on our Facebook page, or tweet us at @edcamphv.

Have a wonderful day and we look forward to seeing you in a few weeks!


The Edcamp Hudson Valley Team

Edcamp Hudson Valley is less than 2 months away!

Happy Summer Edcampers!

We are less than two months away from Edcamp Hudson Valley at the Poughkeepsie Day School on Monday, August 31st. The EdcampHV volunteers are busy preparing and fundraising for the big event and we look forward to all of the learning, collaborating, and sharing that will take place on 8/31.

More details and helpful information will be sent to you as the big day gets closer. For now, we invite you to introduce yourself through our “Introduce Yourself” page!

A link to a spreadsheet containing responses can be found at the top of the same page!

Don’t forget to take a look at our archives for session ideas! We look forward to seeing everyone soon!