Technical Support Team

The Student Technical Support Team plays an important role in helping the conference run smoothly. This 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 exhibit 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 experience needed below and the instructions on how to be nominated for this position. Thanks!

Experience Required / Desired


  • 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


  • Peripheral setup (i.e., mouse, keyboard, monitor and projector)
  • Microsoft Office 2007, particularly PowerPoint usage
  • Laptop wireless configuration
  • Physical activities (i.e., lifting 30 pounds and connecting cables, etc.)

Nominations for 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 experienced in and outside of  your classroom)
  • Does the nominee meet the experienced listed above?
  • 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 (preferably during the school day)
  • Email address of nominee

One unique letter per student nominee must be submitted.

Please e-mail nomination letters to by Wednesday, December 16, 2009.

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