Google Apps for Education Bootcamp in collaboration with EDCO Collaborative

Course Description

This intensive training is designed to introduce experienced users of Google Apps to advanced applications of the most useful tools for educators. This hands-on training will focus on learning new functions and shortcuts in the tools participants are already using: Docs, Gmail, Sites, Calendar, Forms, Chrome, Drive and more. Additionally, time will be spent reviewing and preparing for the requirements to become a Google Educator or Trainer.

Please note: Participants will not be certified by the end of the training, as they have to submit additional material and take tests on their own.



This 2018 Summer Workshop will be held at:

EDCO Collaborative
36 Middlesex Turnpike
Bedford, MA 01730

Course Details

Bootcamp : Google Apps for Education (in collaboration with EDCO Collaborative)

Audience Technology Specialists and any educator interested in becoming more proficient in using Google apps 
Level This workshop is for intermediate and experienced users of Google Suite 
Instructor Jonathan SchmidGoogle Education Trainer 
Date July 31 and August 1, 2018
Time 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Location EDCO, 36 Middlesex Turnpike
MassCUE Member cost $295
Non-member cost $335
Limit 25 educators
Certification Technology Specialists and any educator interested in becoming more proficient in using Google apps, particularly Google Educator Level 2 and/or Google Certified Trainer.
Graduate credit-optional At the first class, participants may choose to register for 1 graduate credit through Worcester State University for an additional fee of $125. All participants, including those who do not opt for graduate credit, will receive a certificate documenting the number of course hours attended.

Detailed Schedule

Detailed Schedule

Day 1:

Chrome Web Browser Superpowers: Managing multiple users, Chrome Extensions & Apps, Tab Management

Advanced Google Drive: Organizing Google Drive (color coding folders, saving file to multiple folders), Drive settings, organizing shared files, sharing permissions

Streamline Workflows with Google Classroom: Digital workflow using Google Classroom, parent notification options, connected apps/sites

Get Organized with Google Calendar: Creating and sharing calendars, adding recurring events, sending invitations, “Find a time”, Calendar settings, embedding calendars into Sites

Day 2:

Tame your inbox with Gmail: Customizing Gmail, Gmail Labs (Canned Responses), Filters,  Sign out remotely, contacts

Advanced Google Docs: Popular Add-ons, Explore tool, working with images, Bookmarks & table of contents, revision history, tips for providing feedback to students in Google Docs

Getting Geeky with Google Forms & Sheets: Creating & customizing Forms, using Google Sheets to view and analyze data using graphs/charts, formulas and pivot tables

Using the NEW Google Sites: Create & customize a Google Site, understand latest features of the newly redesigned Google Sites platform.

About the Instructor

Jonathan Schmid is the Director of Innovation & Technology at The Meadowbrook School of Weston, Massachusetts, which was recently recognized as an exemplar school by the Partnership for 21st Century Learning. He has presented at numerous conferences such as ISTE, NAIS, MASSCUE, and AISNE on subjects including Digital Citizenship, Design Thinking, 3D Printing and Making. Jonathan is a certified Google Education Trainer and Certified Google Administrator, and has helped may educators successfully become Google certified through bootcamps, workshops and trainings. 

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