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FY18101817
This two day bootcamp is for educators who are comfortable using the G Suite of Tools (Google Apps for Education) and want to prepare for the Level 1 Certified Educator exam. We will cover the themes and tools required to take the exam*. This workshop has pathways for both administrators and teachers.

Participants will…

  • have a fun, collaborativehands-onexperience

  • learn how Google tools can work together to create apaperless classroom or a paperless meeting

  • Meet othereducators and leadersfrom surrounding districts and learn from each other

  • be encouraged toexplore, take risks andexperiment

  • work with your colleagues to find solutions and inspiration

  • Explore Apps and Extensions

  • Create apresentation, website, youtube channel, classroom and more

  • Learn about new tools like Google Cardboard & Expeditions

  • make connections to Digital Learning and Digital Citizenship


*Based on the participants knowledge and skills, further practice may be required before taking the exam. Exam can be taken at the participant’s convenience.

Morning Coffee and Lunch Included
Bring your own device laptop or chromebook with a webcam

Bring your own headphones

Minimum of 10 need to run workshop.
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Starts: 10/10/2017 9:00 AM
Sessions: 2
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Status: 23 open seats left
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FY18103017
Cultural proficiency and equity are sensitive and complex subjects, and depth of content
knowledge and skillful facilitation are essential. For those who have already completed the
3 day courses “Culturally Proficient Leadership” or “Unpacking Cultural Proficiency” (or similar
coursework), we are offering this 4 day “Deep Dive” into the subject. Participants in Deep Dive will
develop advanced knowledge and skills in equity/anti-bias content, difficult conversations, and action
planning for next steps in your school.




Curriculum Content:



The Deep Dive class will include skills and concepts such as:
  • Understanding and application of the cultural proficiency model and the barriers to cultural proficiency - lack of awareness, oppression, and privilege (Lindsey, et al) 
  • Additional content regarding equity and cultural proficiency in schools 
  • Techniques to skillfully conduct and process equity activities and conversations (i.e. difficult conversations, managing resistance, etc). 
  • Self-reflection regarding personal experiences, biases, assumptions, etc.


    Morning Coffee and Lunch Included
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Starts: 10/30/2017 8:30 AM
Sessions: 3
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Status: 15 open seats left
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FY18110117

If you're an educator or leader who is a super user and enthusiast of Google tools in the classroom, this bootcamp will take you through the advanced skills and concepts to take the certification exam to prove your expertise.

Participants will…

  • have a fun, collaborative hands-on experience

  • learn advanced features of Docs like tables, hyperlinks, equations, research and how to use a doc as hyperdoc

  • explore data through pivot tables, motion charts, conditional formatting and sparklines in Sheets

  • create dynamic Slideshows for engaging instruction

  • differentiate learning in Classroom

  • engage students with Hangouts on Air

  • create and manage YouTube videos

  • explore ways to personalize learning through Project-Based Learning, Flipped Learning, and Blended Learning

...and much much more!



*Google Educator Level 1 and Level 2 Certifications are required before applying to be a Google Certified Trainer. Based on the participants knowledge and skills, further practice may be required before taking the exam. Exam can be taken at the participant’s convenience.


  • Morning Coffee & Lunch Included

    Bring your own device laptop or chromebook with a webcam

    Bring your own headphones

    Minimum of 10 need to run workshop.

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Starts: 11/1/2017 9:00 AM
Sessions: 3
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Status: 24 open seats left
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FY18020617
What is a makerspace? How can I create one in my school or district? How can I leverage a makerspace to increase student and community engagement in my school? In this three-session workshop (two face-to-face meetings plus an online webinar), you will explore these questions and more. 


Participants will…

  • have a fun, collaborative hands-on experience

  • explore a wide range of the possible configurations of makerspaces

  • begin a guided process to create your own makerspace

  • bring your plan back to your school for implementation

  • online follow-up session to share your experiences and challenges

  • work with your colleagues to find solutions and inspiration

  • design and integrate a makerspace into your curriculum,

  • make connections to strategies like Project-Based Learning and STEAM education


Makerspaces are places where "learning = doing"

Come and create your own makerspace!


Other Information

Morning coffee and lunch included

Bring your own device


At the end of the first session (after you have gotten to try many tools), each participant will get to select a product (valued at $50) to take back to your school, classroom, or library! The products will be given out at the second workshop!


Minimum of 10 required to run workshop.
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Starts: 2/6/2018 9:00 AM
Sessions: 2
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Status: 24 open seats left
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