Create a Stable and Secure Google Workspace for Education Admin Console

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Location: Room 298-9
Experience live: All-Access Package
Watch recording: All-Access Package Year-Round PD Package

Participate and share : Interactive session

Tammy Groff  
Kendal Shomura  
Tom Woods  

The Admin Console has over 1,000 policy settings and controls. In this hands-on technical session we will guide you through your own console, identifying and making changes to the most key settings for education privacy and safety. Discover the most critical approaches for teacher and student success.

Audience: Chief technology officers/superintendents/school board members, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Topic: Professional learning
Subject area: Career and technical education
ISTE Standards: For Education Leaders:
Systems Designer
  • Ensure that resources for supporting the effective use of technology for learning are sufficient and scalable to meet future demand.
  • Protect privacy and security by ensuring that students and staff observe effective privacy and data management policies.
Connected Learner
  • Develop the skills needed to lead and navigate change, advance systems and promote a mindset of continuous improvement for how technology can improve learning.
Disclosure: The submitter of this session has been supported by a company whose product is being included in the session
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Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Participants will gain knowledge and skills they can take back and immediately put into practice, improving their schools environment online. Understanding of new features and security settings will be gained. The Google for Education environment is not setup out of the box for schools, our services and our training help schools align with EDU best practices.


Through on screen demonstration, audience polls, Q&A and in room discussions we will cover key topic areas that are most important to schools. Participants will hear from colleagues in the audience, understand their issues and perspectives and hear new ways to better administer their own environments.

The session will be broken up into 4 key topic areas:
Security & Privacy
Management and Provisioning
Collaboration Tools and Settings
Data security and Retention

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Tammy Groff, Amplified IT a CDW Company
Kendal Shomura, Amplified IT
Tom Woods, Amplified IT / CDW

A Google Cloud Certified Administrator and Amplified Admin with over 26 years in IT and 20 years in K-12 educational technology. Tom brings unique insights into the planning, implementation and support of Google for Education. Amplified IT is a CDW company, and is an education-focused Google for Education technical consultancy. Amplified IT works with schools, districts and the Google EDU team to create best practices for the deployment of Google for Education. Amplified IT empowers school IT staff through tools and services like their GFE Audit, GFE Kickstart and Amplified Labs tools.

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