Boise Centre
850 W. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

(208) 336-8900


Boise Centre

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Schedule Highlights

Keynote: George Couros

George Couros is a leading educator in the area of innovative leadership, teaching, and learning. He has worked with all levels of school–from K-12 as a teacher and technology facilitator, school and district administrator, and is the author of the book “The Innovator’s Mindset; Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity.”

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IETA has worked with the hotels listed below to provide special rates for vendors and attendees.

Hotel Cards

Whether you select one of the hotels below or another hotel of your own choosing, we request that you fill out a hotel information card at the IETA registration desk.

Filling out this card helps us offset the cost of the conference; the number of hotel rooms utilized in the area for the conference affects the price IETA pays for the conference facilities. Your help with this is appreciated.


Residence Inn

2018 Rate $134
Rooms Reserved Variety
Phone Number (208) 424-9999
Reservation Deadline Until Full
Hotel Details Learn more about Residence Inn

The nearest parking garages to the conference are shown on this map.

In order to accommodate more attendees this year, IETA offers attendees the choice of registering with provided meals or without.

Meal Options:

  • Monday (Box Lunch) – $10
  • Tuesday (Plated Lunch) – $10
  • Wednesday (Box Lunch) – $10

If you did not purchase meals when you originally registered for IETA, you can sign up by sending us a request at

All meal plans must be finalized by January 26, 2018, 12 p.m. MST.

IETA Membership

Annual membership in the Idaho Education Technology Association is individual.

IETA is a non-profit organization and its operating activities are funded solely through membership fees. Your continued support of IETA is greatly appreciated.

The purpose of the Association shall be promoting and facilitating the use of technology in Idaho education. The Association shall promote, facilitate and sustain technology and all its users while enhancing the education of Idaho’s students for tomorrow’s technology.

Any Idaho K-12 public school employee or public school district appointed representative who is desirous of promoting the interest of the IETA and sharing in its work shall be eligible for membership and may be an active member paying the annual dues as provided in the Bylaws. An active member shall be entitled to vote, hold office, participate in all activities of the Association, and receive publications and other services of the Association.

Active members are also invited to attend regional meetings. IETA is divided into 6 regions and each region holds informative meetings about utilizing technology in education. These meetings usually have State Department of Education updates, vendors showing how to best utilize their products, and districts collaborating on technology use.

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IETA grants have been made possible due to the generosity of our annual conference sponsors. IETA will award up to $10,000.00. Grant proposals can be written for up to $2,000.00. Please note only one grant submission per IETA member.


  • Submission Deadline: Friday, December 8, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Mountain
  • Grants Awards Announced: Monday, December 18, 2017
  • Grant Expenditure Deadline: Saturday, June 30, 2018
  • Documentation Submission Deadline: Saturday, June 30, 2018

Grant Documents

Attendees may cancel by January 25, 2018 for a full refund.

Cancellations on or after January 25, 2018 will not be refunded.