Learning Academy: InnEdCo Google Apps in Education (A100)
Fee: $150 ($175 after May 1)
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Saturday, June 25, 8:30 am–4:00 pm
Hyatt Regency Hyatt Regency, Centennial Ballroom D
Kasey Bell Jaime Casap Jill Galloway Peter Henrie Alice Keeler Nannette McMurtry Greg Miller Nicholas Provenzano Andrew Stillman
The Google Apps for Education Academy is a full day of learning about Google Apps with other educators and administrators from across the country. Experience the power of connecting students and teachers with Chromebooks, building collaborative learning environments with Google Drive and creating personalized learning environments with Google Forms and Classroom. Further develop the strategic vision of your organization through the creativity, collaboration and communication that is available with Google Apps for Education. Begin your learning with an exciting keynote, then choose from four focused strands to meet your needs.
1. Introduction to Apps for Beginners
2. Advanced Apps for Googlers
3. Google Apps for Leadership
4. Google Apps for Admins
Check out the schedule here!
||$150 ($175 after May 1)
||Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
|Attendee device specification:
||Laptop: Chromebook, PC, Mac
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
||Digital age teaching & learning
||Open educational resources
Digital tote resources
Strands will include:
Introduction to Apps for Beginners - Hands-on sessions to help educators discover how the Google Apps toolkit can transform teaching and learning. These session will also focus on sharing great examples for how other teachers and leaders are integrating these tools into their own schools and classrooms.
Advanced Apps for Googlers - Dive deeper into learning about enhancements with add-ons, extensions, third party tools, and even little known secrets of the Google Apps for Education ecosystem to further foster innovation within schools.
Google Apps for Leadership - Join other school and district leaders to gain the knowledge and understanding needed to successfully implement Google Apps for Education. Become the change agent in your district who is ready to build a future ready environment for both staff and students.
Google Apps Admins - These technical sessions offer the latest tools and GAFE admin best practices including the management of Chrome and Android devices. If you're interested in making sure your Admin Console is setup correctly and has the right tools to efficiently manage your users, groups, and app/privacy settings, then join us for a day of practical and instantly applicable information.
We will wrap up the day with an inspirational closing keynote directly from a member of the Google EDU team. Please join us for a day filled with transformational practice and learning experiences built to support your staff and students.
, Shake Up Learning/Region 10 ESC
Kasey Bell is a digital learning consultant with a passion for technology and learning. Kasey offers engaging staff development for all levels of educators, specializing in digital learning presentations and keynote speaking engagements. As a Google Certified Innovator, Google Certified Trainer, and Amazon Education Thought Leader, she has led presentations across the US. Kasey was the recipient of the 2015 DILA, “Sharing is Caring” award. She has also been recognized as a Top Ten EdTech and e-learning Influencer. Kasey’s blog, www.ShakeUpLearning.com, was awarded an Edublog Finalist and Must Read EdTech Blog, and go-to for edtech tips.
Jill Galloway is Culture Design Strategist for engage2learn, where she strategizes with districts to design High Performance Cultures through a locally-designed vision for learning, a responsible rollout, and sustainable systems. She has the fun task of working with districts to define the culture, design a learning framework, and strategize on the teacher/leader support and systems needed to make it happen and make it sustainable. Jill is a Google Certified Innovator who has spent over a decade advocating for digital learning through her roles in Dallas-area school districts, most recently serving as Director of Instructional Technology.
, Amplified IT
Peter Henrie is an authorized Google Education Trainer and one of the founders of Amplified IT, an edu-focused Google Apps Consultancy with a unique approach that focuses on empowering schools and districts. Peter began working with Google Apps for Education in 2009 at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. He quickly learned how powerful a tool it was within education and created Amplified IT to help schools ensure that they are set up to best practices. Since then Peter has presented throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific on how schools should be deploying and managing GAFE.
, Boulder Valley School District
Ever since Nannette began her teaching career over a decade ago, she has implemented future-ready learning in her curriculum and class environment as well as provided mentoring and training experiences for other educators as part of district leadership teams.
In her current role as an educational technology specialist, Nannette is excited to support students, teachers and administrators as they experience the power of educational technology. She has presented at both local and national conferences including ISTE, Rocky Mountain Google Apps Summit, Innovative Education Colorado as well as facilitating district learning days on best instructional practices with technology.
, The Nerdy Teacher
Teacher.Leader.Learner.Nerd/MACUL and ISTE Teacher of the Year/Google Certified Innovator/T2T Community Advisory Committee #T2TCAC/The Lady Gaga of Teaching