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January 8 & 9, 2014

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We invite you to join us for the first annual Google in Education Napa Valley 1:1 Institute. Produced by the EdTechTeam in partnership with Napa Learns, this special event will be held at New Technology High School on January 8 & 9, 2014. A special engagement on the EdTechTeam's global tour of inspirational and empowering Google in Education Summits, this unique opportunity also taps into the New Tech Network's 18 years of experience with 1:1 laptop initiatives and project based learning. With the current availability of low cost 1:1 devices such as Chromebooks and Nexus tablets, the time is right for schools everywhere to learn from New Tech's experience - and to learn what cloud based solutions such as the Google Apps suite, third party Dive Apps, and Chrome Web Apps have to offer today.


The program features Google Certified TeachersGoogle Apps for Education Certified Trainers, practicing administrators, solution providers, Google engineers, and representatives from the Google education teams. Experts from the New Tech Network are also highlighted in the program, grounding the event in a student-centered model for educational innovation

Register now to send teachers, administrators, tech directors, library media specialists, tech support staff, CTOs, and anyone who is interested in finding out more about leveraging Google Apps for Education to support student learning in a 1:1 environment.



Sessions include two keynote presentations, a demo slam competition, and a closing capstone session - plus two full days of informative breakouts, cutting-edge demonstrations, and hands-on workshops led by experienced and knowledgeable professional developers.

  • Project-Based Learning
  • 1:1 Program Management
  • Chromebooks in Education
  • Deployment & Management of Google Apps
  • Google Apps Scripts
  • YouTube for Schools
  • Multimedia Editing in the Cloud with Drive Apps and Web Apps
  • Google Docs, Google Sites, Google Calendar, Gmail power tips, and... even more!

All presenters are Google Certified Teachers, Google Apps for Education Certified Trainers, Google Employees, or teachers with local success stories!  



Open to attendees from around the globe, this summit offers unique and cost-effective advantages for all participants:
  • FREE parking and WiFi
  • Early bird registration for only $249
  • Continental breakfast and lunch with networking time each day.
  • Tours of the original New Tech High School.
  • Direct access to Google employees, New Tech Network teachers, and world-class educational technology leaders.

NEW: Sign Up for Pre-Institute Workshops

Google in Education Workshop (for New Users)
Google for Educational Leaders
Geo Educators Workshop
YouTube for Educators Workshop
Google Apps Scripting in Education (for Power Users)
Google Apps for Education Certification Bootcamp (for Trainers)
Google Apps for Education Technical Retreat (for CTOs, SysAdmins, and Tech Support)



Produced in Partnership with

http://newtechhigh.org/


http://napalearns.org/

http://www.bie.org/




Thank You To Our Gold Level Annual Sponsors


A limited number of sponsorship opportunities are available for this event.

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The Following are Typical Testimonials from The 2012 Google Apps for Education California Summit 


EVERY ONE of the sessions I attended had valuable content 
with knowledgeable, enthusiastic and interesting presenters. 

Overall, it was the best 4 days of technology professional development I've ever had.  

I can't make enough great comments about this conference. 
Every session was engaging and the energy was amazing! 
Thank you for making this summit possible.

I really enjoyed the enthusiasm that all the speakers have for Google apps. 
I am super happy that all of the resources are available online because there was so much to absorb in one weekend.

Presenters had a natural flow and casual style that made the content easy and fun to learn. 

I found the sessions on "deployment of Google within your organization" helpful in meeting us where we are at right now.

Scripts and forms helped me to eliminate most of our paper forms.

Sessions were tangible with practical use... highly applicable to me.

I found the whole weekend to be inspirational,
making me think of new ways to approach my curriculum and my class. 

I will be able to share this information with my principals 
and make their lives a little easier with Google Apps.

The administration strand was useful... 
listening to current users of GAFE was great and I gained new knowledge from them.

I especially enjoyed the Make and Take sessions. The presenters were knowledgeable, patient, and organized.

What I learned at the summit gave me the boost I needed to fully implement Google Apps at our school.

I got energized and re-charged for the upcoming new year.

Best professional development of the year!

It was by far the best conference experience I have ever had. 
The EdTechTeam and presenters all did an outstanding job! Bravo!

I loved the focus and the excitement... and, of course, the dedication and passion of all involved. 

I absolutely LOVED geeking out with Google! 
I just didn't know what I didn't know! 
I truly hope I can attend again next year. 

I never met an unfriendly staff person and learned a lot of new things about Google Drive and Docs. 

Inspiring and made content feel doable! 
I will definitely be using YouTube more frequently based on the tips provided!

I felt like I was getting the technical training I needed 
as well as curricular content that is always fun to update and share! 

 Not only did it open my eyes to what could be done with scripting, but I can use it immediately. 

Presenters were on topic, informative, AND able to answer questions.

I learned something new at every session that I attended.

I had two great days of professional development! I loved the sessions I attended.

 The presenters were excellent... extremely entertaining and entirely comfortable with their material.  

I thought they were all informative and I really appreciate that we have access to all of the resources. 
That is a huge help!!

I attended other conferences this year and this, by far, wins.  
Eight of eight sessions were fantastic! 

This event restored my faith in conferences. 
Not only will I be back to this particular event when it happens again, 
I will once more start looking at other events with hope!

I left this conference inspired and eager to transition to Google Apps. 
Great job! 
What are the dates for next year's summit?

I really do hope you come back to the area.  

Thank you for providing this opportunity. Wish I could have brought more staff. It was a very worthwhile experience.

I would LOVE to share the experience with my staff.

Well done, awesome two days!

It was the best money I have spent on training in years. Thanks for putting this together. 

The summit motivated me to reengage my personal learning network, and continue learning after the event...

Please send me an invitation to the next summit!


The Google in Education California Summit Returns 
to Silicon Valley July 2014


 
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