MassCUE Googlepalooza

Googlepalooza

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LOCATION CHANGE TO Lunenburg High School

Due to the overwhelming interest in attending this event, we have changed our location from Monty Tech to Lunenburg High School.

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 this learning for just $65 (fee includes lunch.)

Watch this video for a quick overview!  

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Location

This event will be held at:

Lunenburg High School
1079 Massachusetts Ave, Lunenburg, MA 01462

Parking:  Attendees are welcome to park in either one of the staff lots to the right  or left of the main entrance. Please do not park in the visitor parking spaces within the bus loop.  (Those with handicapped permits can/should certainly use those parking slots, but otherwise the school needs to leave the visitor parking within the bus loop for any of its staff, parents/guardians, etc., that may need to stop by the school on 2/22/17.)


Trainers

Jennifer Judkins

Jennifer Judkins HeadshotJennifer is the Digital Learning Coordinator in Lynnfield Public Schools, a 1:1 Chromebook district. Jenn is a Google for Education Certified Trainer, 2016 MassCUE Pathfinder recipient & was awarded the 2015 PBS Lead Digital Innovator.  She provides on-going in-class support to teachers and students in grades K-12 in her home district as well as professional development to schools throughout MA.  Jenn curates useful technology resources, tip sheets and integration ideas for educators on her blog, www.teachingforward.net and is a regular contributer on the TechEducator Podcast.  Find Jenn on Twitter @jennjudkins.

 

Jonathan Schmid

Jonathan Schmid HeadshotJonathan 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. He can be found online at tech.savvyteachers.com and on Twitter @schmidjon.

 

Julie Spang

Julie Spang HeadshotJulie is a former Grade 3-12 classroom teacher and currently the Digital Learning Coach for Groton Dunstable Regional Middle School.  She is a Google for Education Certified Trainer, co-organizer of Edcamp Grafton & North Shore, MakerSpace enthusiast and presenter at MassCUE and Christa McAuliffe Technology conferences.  She delivers professional development in and out of the district and supports teachers in the meaningful integration of technology in the classroom. You can contact her via email and Twitter @jaspang.

 

Jennifer Lowton

Jennifer Lowton HeadshotJennifer is the Educational Technology Coordinator at Winnacunnet HS and a Google Education Trainer. Jennifer is  a multi-certified experienced educator and Google Education Trainer with a strong background in integration of technology in education, special education and professional development. She has served as a Director of a professional development center, K12 Technology Integration Specialist, IT eLearning Specialist, K12 Special Education Teacher, ESOL Teacher and Adjunct Instructor for technology courses at the higher education level. She has presented on various topics relating to technology in education and technology for unique and special learners at venues such as the Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference, NHSTE Tech Teachers SIG Series, NHDOE/KSC Common Core Summit She currently works with various districts across NH and outlying states on technology integration topics such as iPads in schools, iPads for Unique and Special Learners, Google Apps for Education, and more. Find out more about Jennifer at About.me/jllowton and on Twitter @jllowton.

 

Susan Kiley

skileySusan is a Certified Google for Education Trainer, PBS Digital Innovator and the Technology Coordinator at Bishop Feehan High School in Attleboro, Massachusetts. Her vast experience in professional development includes integrated lesson planning and emerging trends, as well as professional learning communities to bring a collaborative approach to innovation in her school. Susan is a regular presenter at ISTE and a facilitator for the Massachusetts Inaugural Cohort for the Leadership in Blended Learning program through The Friday Institute at North Carolina State University. She teaches the Applied Practical Technologies course through which students provide integration and technology support for her school. Her professional development experience includes ongoing training for teachers in her own school, as well as conference workshops, presentations and Google Apps for Education Summits.

Susan holds a Master of Education degree in Curriculum & Instructional Technology, as well as  MA DESE licenses in both teaching and administration. Her focus is on how technology can be used to improve teaching and learning, and bridging the gap between pedagogy and technology tools to make this happen. She may be found online at https://susankileyile.wordpress.com/, on Twitter @msskiley & Google+.

 

Sarah Perkins

Sarah Perkins HeadshotSarah is a Digital Learning Coach for Lynnfield Public Schools. A former middle school Language Arts teacher, Sarah became a technology specialist to guide and encourage other teachers as they utilize technological tools with their curriculums. Sarah has provided professional development both in-district and at regional conferences, including Blue Ribbon Schools, MassCUE, and Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference. Sarah’s passion is to help teachers to see the possibilities that digital learning tools can bring to learners of all ages to feel successful in and out of the classroom. Sarah can be found on Twitter @ELAperks.

Jennifer Scheffer

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Jennifer is a Certified Google Education Trainer and Innovator. She is currently the Instructional Technology Specialist at Fox Hill Elementary School, a K-5 1:1 iPad, G-Suite for Education school in Burlington, MA. She previously worked as the Instructional Technology Specialist at Burlington High School and the district Mobile Learning Coach. Jennifer has received national recognition for her work as the facilitator of the Burlington High School Help Desk and has presented on educational technology at various state and national conferences including MassCUE, ISTE, EduCon, and FETC. Jennifer is also a TED Ed Innovative Educator, founder and lead organizer of TEDxYouth@BHS, and member of the Digital Citizenship ISTE PLN.

Mary Marotta

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 Mary is a high school Instructional Technology Specialist/Digital Coach focused on the integration of technology into the curriculum at Nashoba Regional High School in Bolton, MA.  Mary has been teaching for over twenty years at the corporate, public and graduate level.  She has a Masters of Education in Curriculum & Instructional Technology from Lesley University. Mary is an adjunct professor at Lesley University, Northeastern University, and Fitchburg State University.  She is a certified as a Google Trainer and Innovator,  Microsoft Innovative Educator/MIE and Massachusetts Pathfinder.

Details

Cost $65.00 (fee includes lunch)
Trainers
  • Jennifer Judkins
  • Jonathan Schmid
  • Julie Spang
  • Jennifer Lowton
  • Susan Kiley
  • Sarah Perkins
  • Jennifer Scheffer
  • Mary Marotta
Date and Time February 22, 2017 with snow date: February 23, 2017
8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Location Lunenburg High School
1079 Massachusetts Ave, Lunenburg, MA 01462
Audience Teachers and Administrators

Schedule

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