Special Interest Groups
Ben Rimes
Mattawan Consolidated School
SIG Web Director
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Eric Bentley
Perry Public Schools
SIG Web Asst. Director
Kelly Kermode
Forest Hills Public Schools
SIG Web Communications Officer


SIG WEB is the Special Interest Group for Webmasters. We are a group of people interested in and enthusiastic about all things web related. Our group is made up of teachers, administrators, technology directors, etc.

The goal of SIG WEB is to help educators understand new tools and techniques that make publishing to the web democratic, and connect end-users and developers making development for the web more intuitive, and leveraging technology to make a web designer out of everyone.

Annual Meeting

Lunch @  Blue Star Cafe  

Thursday, March 19th 2015 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM • 
Make sure to sign up for SIGWEB membership and the SIGWEB Annual Meeting when registering for the 2015 conference. Lunch will be provided by the SIG, all you need to bring is your appetite.

Blue Star Cafe

239 West Congress Street

Detroit, MI 48226

(313) 222-5893 


2015 Pre-Conference Sessions

All sessions will be held on Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 in Detroit, MI 


Free HTML & CSS Coding with Adobe Brackets


Wednesday, March 18th 2015 8:00 AM –  4:30 PM 

Led by Mark Shufflebottom, Adobe Education Leader and Sheridan College Professor

This day long workshop will introduce attendees to one of Adobe's newest tools, Brackets. A completely FREE and lightweight text editor, Brackets is built for the modern web, helping make coding with HTML, CSS, and Javascript faster and easy. Web design teachers, web app and coding teachers, and anyone else building things for the web will walk away with a powerful new tool.

Snacks will be provided.

Register for the MACUL 2015 Conference here and look for SIGWEB in Workshops


Wednesday, March 18th 2015 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM 

Led by President of Generation YESSylvia LIbow Martinez

Sylvia Libow Martinez, President, Generation YES Join colleagues for a day of hard fun and problem solving — where computing meets tinkering and design! Building with cardboard and found materials, squishy electronic circuits, wearable computing, Arduino, robotics, electronic papercraft, and computer programming are all on the menu. The workshop includes an introduction to project based learning, and discussion of strategies for using the TMI (Think-Make-Improve) model. You will view examples of children engaged in complex problem solving with new technologies and identify lessons for your own classroom practice. Powerful ideas from the Reggio Emilia Approach, breakthroughs in science education, and the global maker movement combine to create rich learning experiences. Bring a laptop and your imagination. BYOD

Snacks will be provided.

Register for the MACUL 2015 Conference here and look for SIGWEB in Workshops

Photoshop elements and premiere elements 

Wednesday, March 18th 2015 1:00 – 4:30 PM 

Led by Adobe Education Leader, Kelly Kermode

Come explore the latest and greatest tools from Adobe for creating media for the web! Photoshop and Premiere Elements are powerful image, graphic, and video creation tools, without the high cost of their bigger brothers. Learn quick and easy ways to make great web graphics and start with video projects. Participants will receive a license for Premiere Elements and Photoshop Elements as part of the workshop. BYOD

Snacks will be provided.

Register for the MACUL 2015 Conference here and look for SIGWEB in Workshops