Western Mass Summer Googlepalooza 2019

Googlepalooza

#MassCUEGP19

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.)

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Location

This event will be held at:

12 Littleville Road
Huntington, MA 01050

For those who wish to stay overnight on Aug. 5, the Holiday Inn Express is new and has reasonable rates.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Westfield
39 Southampton Road
Westfield, Massachusetts 01085


Trainers

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

Erin Foley

Erin FoleyErin is the Digital Literacy Specialist at Hanover Middle School in Hanover, MA, and is a Google for Education Certified Trainer. She has 12 years of experience as a classroom teacher with 9 of those years specifically in the field of instructional technology. Erin is a member of the Hanover Public Schools Technology Committee and believes that technology is a powerful tool in transforming the learning environment to meet the academic needs and interests of students. Erin has presented at conferences including the MassCUE 2018 Fall Conference and the MassCUE Datapalooza 2019. She was also named as a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator in 2016. 

Carol LaRow

Carol is an award-winning educator who taught for 33 years in the Niskayuna CSD, in upstate NY. She is an “authorized Google Education Trainer,” “Google Certified Teacher,” “Smithsonian Laureate,” “Apple Distinguished Educator,” “WNYT Educator of Excellence,” and was nominated for the “Disney American Teacher Award.” She is a recognized speaker at national, statewide, and regional conferences, and is often a “featured speaker.” She presents for Google in the “Google Teaching Booth” at national conferences such as ISTE, and for Apple Computer in the Apple Exhibit Area. She has written lessons and curriculum that incorporate Google tools, which are published in Google Apps For Educators, on Google’s national site, for educators to reference and use. She has taught for Apple Computer at the Apple Teacher Institutes, and is one of the authors of Apple Computer’s 21st Century Learning Collection.

 

 

Details

Cost $65.00 (fee includes lunch)
Trainers
  • Rachel Discko
  • Erin Foley
  • Carol LaRow
  • Neal Sonnenberg
Date and Time August 6, 2019
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.

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