Introduction to Google Workspace (G Suite) for School Support
July 27 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm$10
Are you a school support staff individual (school nurse, counselor, social worker, or administrative assistant) looking for an introductory level workshop created with you in mind? This one’s for you!
Google Workspace (aka G Suite for Education) is a suite of free Google tools and services that are tailored for schools utilizing asynchronous or synchronous learning in hybrid, in-person, or remote environments. In this workshop, participants will explore the most used G-Suite for Education apps, including: Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Forms, Google Slides, Google Calendar, and Gmail. Google Jamboard and Google Meets will also be explored, depending on time.
It is helpful (but not required) for participants to have explored each app prior to the workshop. Participants are required to bring a device with an internet connection.
Holly Kelly is a Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center, East Illinois. She facilitates professional learning opportunities for educators, administrators, and technology staff that support digital teaching and learning. Holly provides onsite and remote workshops and networking events at an ROE or a school district, including Professional Development workshops for in-service days. She is passionate about helping educators feel more confident, creative in their instruction, and motivated and excited to use technology with their students. Holly is a 15 year veteran in education where her tenure began as A Secondary High School English Teacher and then as a High School Library Media Specialist. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Rhode Island College, a Master’s degree from Eastern Illinois University and is a certified teacher and counselor. Holly is a Google for Education Certified Trainer and a Google Certified Educator.