Western Mass Summer Googlepalooza 2018

Googlepalooza

MassCUE’s Googlepalooza event is a full day of G Suite for Education (formerly Google Apps for Education) hands-on workshops taught by experienced Google Certified Trainers and Educators to promote better learning in the classroom. Participants will have a choice between presentations at varied ability levels – all covering a wide variety of G Suite tools, devices (Chromebooks, iPads, Android Tablets), teaching strategies, and implementation.  All of this learning for just $65 (fee includes lunch.)

Sessions are now posted! Visit the Schedule tab below for details.

Registration is now open!

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Location

This event will be held at:

12 Littleville Road
Huntington, MA 01050


Trainers

Eileen Belastock

Eileen Belastock is the Director for Academic Technology at Mount Greylock Regional School District in Williamstown MA. She has been involved in numerous technology initiatives such as 1:1 iPads/Chromebooks for grade 8-12 students as well as online and blended learning environments for middle and high schools. Eileen is a Google Level 2 Certified Educator, a Microsoft Innovative Educator and a Google for Education Trainer. She has presented at the local, state and national level on a variety of technology integration initiatives that highlight the importance of professional development and support for both teachers and students. Eileen holds a BA in Accounting from Suffolk University and a Masters in Ed Leadership from Bridgewater State University. She is a MassCUE board member, METAA Board Treasurer and the Website Chair of the ISTE Mobile Learning Network Committee. She can be found online at ebelastock.edublogs.org and on Twitter @EileenBelastock.

 

Rachel Discko

As a former high school English teacher, I used technology every day to engage students and enhance their learning. Now a Technology Integration Specialist at Manchester High School, I oversee the 1:1 Chromebook deployment, assist teachers in implementing educational technology in meaningful and purposeful ways, and provide G Suite for Education training at a district level. In May 2017, I presented on Blended and Personalized Learning at the Tech & Learning Live Conference in Boston, MA. Let me help your staff see how they can use G Suite for Education to improve instruction and engage students in meaningful learning! I can be reached @DisckoTech

 

 

Jay Salerno

Jay Salerno is the Director of Educational Technology for Newington (CT) Public Schools. Jay is a dynamic and passionate teacher and administrator, who views the integration of technology as an integral part of making all students college, career and citizenship ready, while preparing them for an ever-changing, technology driven, global society. He currently speaks at many professional learning conferences and sessions at the district, state, and national levels, including work for EdTechTeam at Bootcamps and Summits across the United States. Jay is a Google for Education Certified Innovator (#LON17), Trainer, and Educator, while also being Microsoft Office Specialist Certified. Jay can be found on Twitter @jaysal7.

 

 

Details

Cost $65.00 (fee includes lunch)
Trainers
  • Eileen Belastock
  • Jay Salerno
  • Rachel Discko
Date and Time August 8, 2018
8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location Gateway High School
12 Littleville Rd, Huntington, MA 01050
Audience Teachers and Administrators

Schedule

Check In / Light Breakfast: 8:15 – 8:45
Session 1: 9:00 – 10:00
Session 2: 10:15 – 11:15
Lunch / Smackdown: 11:15 – 12:30
Session 3: 12:45 – 1:45
Session 4: 2:00 – 3:00

Vendor Opportunities

We are looking for three (3) sponsors for this one-day event at $750 each. Sponsorships are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Sponsorship includes:

  • Banquet table for materials
  • Two complimentary registrations
  • Recognition before the morning session
  • Logo on webpage 3 months prior and up to event
  • 2-minute time slot to address the participants during lunch and opportunity to set up device bar.


Expected Demographics

We expect 80 educators (Integration Specialists, Classroom Teachers, Content Coordinators, etc.) for this event.

Please contact Shelley Chamberlain, Executive Director of MassCUE, for more information.

Sponsors

 

 

 

Special thanks to the following supporter for this event!

 

 

 

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