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RE: business cards

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From: Alix Peshette (apeshet_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Dec 17 2003 - 19:49:26 PST


Hi,
I have several versions of business cards. I have one (provided by my
district) that represents me as the Technology Training Specialist. I have
another that is personal and represents me as an artist/educator. I also
have another that is strictly for my blacksmithing interests.

I make my own business cards using Avery Design Pro - free software that you
can download at avery.com. I buy 110 lb. cardstock and use my inkjet
printer.

I once paid big bucks to have 1000 business cards printed. Then I moved! I
had about 850 cards left!

-Alix

Alix E. Peshette
Technology Training Specialist
Davis Joint Unified School District
Davis, CA

-----Original Message-----
From: Maggie White [mailto:mwhiteaz@cybertrails.com]
Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2003 5:47 PM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Re: business cards

Nnaell@aol.com wrote:

> I am wondering how many of you out there have business cards. If you do,
does your business card reflect your "teacher self" or your outside
professional interests (such as commercial or showing artist self)
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> Also, what kind of information would you include on a business card? The
reason this has come up for me is that recently somene asked for my business
card and I did not have one. Very few teachers I know do....what do you all
think about this? Does having a business card at "legitmacy" to your
teacher self?
`
I had business cards made for myself at my old school. THey are very
handy for giving people that I meet traveling, especially at the
conference. Like San D, I had my name, position, school name, address,
and work phone on it (these were made in the days before the rez had
Internet access, so no e-mail address, though I would add that now). I
think they just reinforced the idea that teachers are professionals too.

Maybe I'll try to make my own on my printer, although I liked the logo I
designed and wouldn't be able to add it.

Maggie

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