Welcome to the Southwest Region of PAECT!


Southwest PAECT Tech the Halls Meet-up

Join us again on TUESDAY, December 4, 2019

3:00 PM-5:00 PM 

Try some new tech, share your favorite tech with your colleagues, and have some holiday fun.

RSVP to Zee Poerio at zee.poerio@gmail.com by Saturday, Dec. 1st if you plan to attend. 

Bring another teacher friend. 

Optional: Bring a wrapped REGIFTER for a grab bag. 

(Don't buy something new, bring a small gift that you received as a gift in the past that could be regifted.)

Refreshments will be provided.


The Three Rivers Educational Technology Conference
November 6, 2018, Baldwin High School, Baldwin-Whitehall School District.

TRETC Post-Conference Meet-Up.
November 6, 2018 from 4-6 PM at Crafthouse Stage and Grill, 5024 Curry Road, Pittsburgh PA 15236.  Come join PAECT members for some after conference discussions.

Inventionland: August 9, 2018

On Thursday, August 9th, NWPAECT and SWPAECT are sponsoring a SUMMER meet-up. We have arranged for a 70 minute tour of the amazing INVENTIONLAND in Pittsburgh, and lunch at a near-by restaurant. The cost of the tour will be FREE for PAECT members and guests. Choose for 10 am tour or 1 pm tour with common meet up for LUNCH at 11:30 at THE LOT at EDGEWATER. Lunch is pay on your own.

KTI Tweetup

Wednesday, July 25th several members of PAECT met at Panera in Bridgeville for the KTI Tweetup with the new 2018 KTIs.  Food and beverages were sponsored by PAECT.

edCampPGH, March 24, Hopewell Jr. High.

Southwest PAECT Mini-Keys, December 9, 2017

Southwest Mini-Keys will be held at the Harrison Middle School in the Baldwin-Whitehall School District, 129 Windvale Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15236.

This is a FREE EVENT for any PAECT member, there is a $35 cost for non-members.  Join us for a day of new ideas, best practices, camaraderie, and PRIZE PATROL.  

$35 admission fee gets non-members admission to the event, lunch, and a one year's membership in PAECT.

TRETC November 6 and 7, 2017

This year's event will be held in Montour School District, it focuses o

on "Digitizing Personal Learning."

EdcampPGH, Saturday October 21, 2017

EdcampPGH's Fall event will be held at 

West Jefferson Hills School District.

EdcampPGH, Saturday May 20, 2017

EdcampPGH's Spring event was held at 

Holy Family Academy in 

Emsworth, PA.

BotsIQ Finals Competition and STEAM Showcase 

at California University of Pennsylvania.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

This event highlights the electrifying ways schools are

Incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, 

Mathematics.  With over 1300 Southwestern Pennsylvania 

high   school students competing, the event gives you the

opportunity to promote your program to an open audience of families, friends, and community members.

This event is FREE to the public.

More information can be found at http://www.botsiqpa.org/

Saturday, November 26, 2016.


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM 

Galleria of Mt. Lebanon.

1500 Washington Rd, Mt. Lebanon, PA 

Join your local SWPAECT Members.

Let’s kick off the holiday season with a 

quick MEET UP!

RSVP zee.poerio@gmail.com


Site TBA, Time 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM.

Join your local SWPAECT Members.

Let’s kick off the holiday season with a 

quick MEET UP!

RSVP rdene915@gmail.com




10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join your local SWPAECT Members. 

Let’s kick off the holiday season with a 

quick MEET UP!

RSVP: southwest@paect.org

Coffee Meet-up-Saturday, January 30, 2016 (RSVP by Friday, January 30, 2016)

There will be a meet-up planned for Saturday, January 30th at Starbucks in Greensburg, past Westmoreland Mall, across from the Barnes and Noble, 10:30 - 12   Please email rdene915@gmail.com if you can attend.  It is a great opportunity to meet up and share ideas and have some coffee from PAECT!!

School and Public Library Partnership Summit - The past year’s theme  was "Your Kids."  The event was attended by school librarians, public librarians, instructional / technology coaches and other educators. It was held on Monday, December 16th at the Allegheny Intermediate Unit. PAECT sponsored lunch for presenters, keynote speaker and the planning committee.

edCamp Pittsburgh - edCampPGH is an ongoing opportunity to learn, network, and share best practices in education.  This attendee driven event is held twice a year in the Southwest Region.  We are in the planning stages for the Spring 2016 event.  For more information visit https://sites.google.com/a/msbordner.com/edcamppgh/.

Flipped Learning Workshop - Flipped Learning (http://www.flipped-learning.com) along with PAECT (http://paect.org) bring you a full day workshop on Saturday, November 16th at the Allegheny Intermediate Unit. The cost of the workshop is $149.00 PAECT member / $184.00 non-member (which includes a 1 year membership to PAECT). For more information visit http://goo.gl/pCkAS.

TRETC Conference (annual event): The Three Rivers Educational Technology Conference (TRETC) is the premier K-16 educational technology conference in Western Pennsylvania. More than 300 educators from K-12 schools, higher education and non-profits come to the event. In addition, each year more than 25 vendors showcase their new technologies.

TASTE of TECHNOLOGY - May 23, 2012 @  St. Louise de Marillac School - Pittsburgh, PA



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Dominic A. SalvucciContact Dominic for membership information.

Email:  southwest@paect.org 

Skype:  dominic.a.salvucci 

Twitter: @Dsalvucci on Twitter and @swpaect

Phone:  724-846-1050 ext. 324 work


Assistant Regional Director: Rachelle Poth

Email: rdene915@gmail.com

Twitter:  @Rdene915 on Twitter

Regional Financial Chair: Jana Baxter

Email:  jana.baxter@aiu3.net

Regional Programs Chair: Zee Poerio

Email:  zee.poerio@gmail.com

Regional Advocacy: Norton Gusky

Email: ngusky@gmail.com

Twitter:   @ngusky on Twitter

Regional edCampPGH Liaison: Katie Bordner

Email:   contact@msbordner.com

At-Large Board Members

Jeffrey Patrick

Kristen Zaccari

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