About Tech Fair

The DeKalb County School District Technology Fair started in 2001, by Sherry Nix and dcsdtechfair_2017Gayle Esposito of the Instructional Technology Department, as a “show what you know” event highlighting various technology project from students throughout the county. The DeKalb technology fair has grown to the students competing in the State Technology Fair categories within their grade levels.

The DeKalb Technology Fair provides great ways to highlight students’ technology knowledge. Students are able to demonstrate creativity and practice their presentation skills, while receiving constructive feedback from judges. Students in grades 3-12 are eligible to participate. First Place winners in the competition qualify to participate in the 2018 State Technology Fair.

This year, the 2018 DeKalb County Technology Fair will be held on Saturday, January 20th, 2018, at Elizabeth Andrews High School located at 1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd. Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083.

In past years, over 200 DCSD students have registered and participated in the local technology fair. The information below will provide useful information as to what parents, teachers, and students should expect before and on the day of the DCSD Technology Fair.

  • Registration deadline will be announced. Unregistered students will NOT be allowed to compete.
  • Ensure that the students arrive 30 minutes before their assigned time. The times will be communicated through Infinite Campus and email via the teachers.
  • Upon arrival to the DCSD Technology Fair, after check-in, only the student will be permitted to proceed to the competition area. Parents and teachers will wait for the student in the cafeteria Techpolooza area.

Parents

What to Expect for Parents
  • All projects must be unique and only entered in one category.
  • Also, students can only enter one (1) project into the technology fair.
  • Look for updates from the sponsoring teacher about your child’s technology fair entry, dates, time of presentation, items needed for the fair, location.
  • Ensure that your child has his or her project is completed before the technology fair on January 2o, 2018 and brings it on a USB flash drive.
  • Provide transportation for your child, if he or she is unable to drive themselves.
  • Wait for your child in the cafeteria at Elizabeth Andrews HS during his or her’s judging time.

Teachers

What to Expect for Teachers
  • All projects must be unique and only entered in one category.
  • Also, students can only enter one (1) project into the technology fair.
  • Look for email updates from the technology fair committee about your students’ technology fair entries, dates, time of presentations, items needed for the fair, location.
  • Ensure that your students’ have their projects completed before the technology fair on January 2o, 2018 and brings it on a USB flash drive.

Students

What to Expect for Student
  • All projects must be unique and only entered in one category.
  • Also, students can only enter one (1) project into the technology fair.
  • Communicate with your teacher and parents about updates your technology fair entry, dates, time of presentations, items needed for the fair, location.
  • Ensure that your project(s) is completed before the technology fair on January 20, 2018 and brings it on a USB flash drive.