MassCUE Winter 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.)

Registration is now open!

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Location

This event will be held at:

Lunenburg High School
1079 Massachusetts Ave, Lunenburg, MA 01462


Trainers

Jennifer Judkins

Jennifer Judkins HeadshotJennifer is the Director of Digital Learning for Lexington Public Schools in Massachusetts. She is an experienced middle and high school science teacher, and former life science researcher. As regular presenter at regional and national conferences, Jenn shares her passion for meaningful integration of digital tools by helping teachers gain confidence and proficiency in their use of technology. She curates useful technology resources, tip sheets and integration ideas for educators on her blog, www.teachingforward.net and is a co-host on the TechEducator Podcast.  Jenn is a Google for Education Certified Trainer, Raspberry Pi Certified Educator, 2016 MassCUE Pathfinder, PBS Lead Digital Innovator. She can be found on Twitter @teachingforward

 

Jonathan Schmid

Jonathan 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.

 

Kathy Keough

Kathy is an Instructional Technology Instructor providing G Suite integration for elementary students in Seekonk Public Schools and a Google for Education Certified Trainer. She also provides Professional Development for all employees in Seekonk Schools. Kathy previously served as the Technology Integration Specialist within the district. She holds a Master of Education degree in Instructional Technology from Lesley University and is committed to provide students and staff with current and practical ways to integrate  technology in the curriculum. 

 

Susan Kiley

skileySusan is a Certified Google for Education Trainer, 2016 PBS Digital Innovator and a Curriculum Integration consultant. Susan was named the 2017 Teacher of the Year by the United Regional Chamber of Commerce for her role as mentor to her fellow teachers, as well as for her innovative uses of technology in the classroom. 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 teacher training. Susan has presented at Google Apps for Education Summits, MassCUE and ISTE, and is a facilitator for MassCUE’s Leadership in Blended & Digital Learning program through The Friday Institute at North Carolina State University.

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.

 

Details

Cost $65.00 (fee includes lunch)
Trainers
  • Jennifer Judkins
  • Jonathan Schmid
  • Julie Spang
  • Kathy Keough
  • Susan Kiley
  • Sarah Perkins
Date and Time February 20, 2018 with snow date: February 21, 2018
8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location Lunenburg High School
1079 Massachusetts Ave, Lunenburg, MA 01462
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

Watch this video for a quick overview!  

Sponsors

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 Winter Camp 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 125 educators (Integration Specialists, Classroom Teachers, Content Coordinators, etc.) for this event.

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

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