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Cohort Madness: Level I & II Google Certification Districtwide

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Participate and share : Poster

Monday, November 30, 1:30–2:30 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)

Elizabeth McCartney  
Evan Mosier  

Ever wondered how to run Google Certification cohorts for teachers in an entire district? We ran two cohorts for Level I and Level II Google Certification in a district of over 1,200 teachers. Learn how to structure the training, use effective methods, and discover the resources we used.

Audience: Coaches, Curriculum/district specialists, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: All attendees should have a G Suite for Education domain account.
Topic: Professional learning
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Education Leaders:
Empowering Leader
  • Empower educators to exercise professional agency, build teacher leadership skills and pursue personalized professional learning.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

By the end of the presentation, participants will better understand:
- How to Start a Google Cohort in their Building and district
- Methods and scheduling to running a successful district-wide
- A weekly calendar and schedule to keeping several cohorts near
the same module
- Why it is important to incorporate Google into the Classroom
- Different types of resources to make the Cohort successful


Overview of the Presentation
I. What is a Google Cohort?
II. Explain how the Cohort Enhances Student Learning
III. How to Get a Google Cohort Started
IV. Materials & Resources
V. How to Make the Google Cohort fit the faculty in your district
VI. A suggested schedule to ensure streamlined learning
VII. A detailed description of individual cohort sessions
VIII. Testing and Certification options for faculty
IX.. Audience questions and feedback

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Elizabeth McCartney, Davenport Community School District
Evan Mosier, Davenport Community School District

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