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EdTechTeam is a global leader in the field of education technology professional development and a proud Google for Education Partner.

Partner, is not just a word for us, it’a a core value. Building collaborative partnerships and long term relationships is at the heart of what we do.

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By establishing a partnership with Google and investing in long term relationships with educators who are passionate about mentoring their peers, we are afforded the unique opportunity to provide an array of professional learning experiences that result in empowered educators, courageous leaders and new generations of Google Certified Trainers and Innovators. This cycle of growth is essential to ensuring student achievement and success for years to come.

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These symbiotic relationships serve as the basis for the holistic approach we take when partnering with schools, districts and educational organizations to assess, design and implement innovative technology integration solutions while also providing the best customized professional learning opportunities available.

Chief Learning Officer, Michael Wacker and our entire team is committed to creating and providing the highest quality professional learning experiences possible and we promise…we’ll make it fun too!

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PD your teachers and students will thank you for!

Workshop Catalog: Something for Everyone!

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With over a 175 workshops to choose from in our extensive workshop catalog, there is quite literally something for everyone. Our Director of Professional Learning, Lisa Thumann will guide you through this process to provide a customized mix that will meet the most complex of professional development needs. Be sure to take a look at our most requested and popular workshops at edtech.team/PDWorkshops.

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Workshops featuring Google for Education: Ready for some 1:1?

Our 1-2 day workshops provide teachers with hands-on training allowing them to become proficient with all the instructional tools in the Google Apps for Education suite including:

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  • Google Docs & Sheets
  • Google Drawings & Slides
  • Google Sites & Classroom
  • Gmail & Calendar
  • YouTube

Each workshop is lead by a Google Certified Innovator and/or Trainer.


GAFE Certification Bootcamps: Gear up and get certified!

The GAFE Certification Bootcamps, powered by EdTechTeam, will guide you through the fundamentals of using GAFE in the classroom.

Our Certification Bootcamps are led by Google Certified Trainers that will help you gain the knowledge and understanding of how to use Google tools in the classroom while preparing to successfully gain certification. Choose from:EdTechTeam_GAFE-Bootcamp_Logo_Final

  • Level 1 Certification Bootcamp
  • Level 2 Certification Bootcamp
  • Certified Trainer Bootcamp

Contact our Director of Certification Programs, Kate Petty at [email protected] to bring a Bootcamp to your school today!


Custom Summits: Power Packed PD!

Our Custom Summits are an opportunity to bring the energy, fun, and talent of our Global Summits to your organization; only customized with your initiatives and vision driving the sessions and agenda!

  • 1-day and 2-day Custom Summits featuring Google Apps for Education and Future Ready Schools20150903_065906
  • Customized agenda for your organization
  • Interactive Breakout Sessions to choose from
  • Tailored to your audience
  • Catered breakfast and lunch available
  • Take a look at our Colts Neck, NJ Custom Summit
  • Inspirational Keynote Speeches – “The Ripple Effect
  • High energy Demo Slam and prizes

 


Student Summits: Professional development for students?! Really.

Don’t take our word for it. See what our Superior North Catholic students had to say!

These fast paced, interactive summits are student-centered and loads of fun!  Empower your student body today with a mix of the following topics in your next Student Summit:

Contact us to inquire about Custom STEAM Camps and Summits edtechteam.com/request


Keynote Speakers: Need a good pep talk?

2015-04-08Inspire your educators with one of our engaging world-class keynote speakers. Our speakers are not only global experts in educational technology but are also experienced classroom educators that posses the charisma necessary to relate to and connect with your audience. Your teachers will be inspired and motivated by these speakers to take their classrooms to the next level.

 


Learning Spaces Redesign: Need a space that inspires you and engages your students?

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Work directly with a member of our learning space design team to transform outdated spaces into modern spaces that facilitate critical thinking, creativity, rich discussion, and collaboration. Learn more about the Media Arts Center in Palo Alto here.


Online and Blended Learning: PD on Demand!

We’re so excited about our newest professional development opportunity and we think you will be too!


EdTechTeam’s Teacher Leader Certificate is an online cohort with graduate credits that will inspire and empower teachers to make a difference in their classroom and change their learning environment.  A  Teacher Leader is committed to the ideals of Courageous Leadership, Empowerment, Student Agency, Inspiring Spaces, and an Engaged Community.  This 12 week cohort will embrace emerging technology and current research/best practices to take an organic look at how teachers can successfully guide students to optimum success and learning.

Future Ready Teacher Certificate – Courses include:

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  • Project Based Learning
  • Cloud Productivity with Chromebooks
  • Flipped Learning with Google
  • Visual Literacy
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Assessment (Forms and Portfolios)
  • Redesigning the Learning Space

For more information about available online and blended learning opportunities contact Tracy Purdy at [email protected].


Pedagogy & Technology Alignment Audit: Need some help figuring it all out?

EdTechTeam can assess your school’s current practices and develop a detailed progress plan that will put your school or district on the path to being Future Ready. This week-long experience looks at every aspect of your school(s), evaluates infrastructure, instructional practices, device and software choices, teacher training and works with leaders to develop a 12 to 24-month technology integration roadmap.


1:1 School Change Pilots and Learning Ecosystem:

Courageous Leadership | Empowered Teachers | Inspiring Spaces | Student Agency | Engaged Community | Robust Infrastructure

EdTechTeam coaches will work with administrators and teachers in your buildings to provide 1:1 coaching, and consultative services that build and sustain positive professional learning cultures for your initiatives and pilots.  Research-based, data-driven and proven effective. Our authentic approach embeds Google Apps as part of both process and pedagogy for first fully comprehensive approach.  Initial requirements include: Gap Assessment, Leadership Institute, Technical Retreat, and Learning Space Studio workshops.


Private Label Services:

All of our services are also available under a Private Label option. EdTechTeam provides the capacity and delivers our professional services under your own unique brand. We position ourselves as your professional development service, your educational technology department, or your product. For a school district, this can mean providing teachers support that you wouldn’t otherwise be able to offer. For a non-profit, private label services can mean the capacity to tap into an alternative revenue stream. And for a corporation, we can help support the needs of your education clients.


Long Term Consulting, Planning, and Organizational Change:

EdTechTeam is uniquely positioned to provide the whole package of Educational Technology (ET) and Information Technology (IT) services. We help implement and sustain innovative change in educational organizations. With our team’s experience in organizational change, systems thinking, and effective dialogue, we will help create or strengthen your professional learning communities.

Our global experience in teaching, educational technology, and IT – along with our broad system of industry experts – makes the EdTechTeam uniquely prepared to help with a lab, site, or district overhaul. We help purchase, install, and configure new infrastructure. Then we train the IT staff to support it and faculty to teach with it. Our skill with managing educational change – and our sensitivity to the human side of change – ensure that the process is as smooth as possible.


All professional development events are coordinated by Dr. Mark WagnerMichael Wacker, Lisa Thumann, and Kate Petty with assistance from our core team and extended team of over 100 dynamic and inspiring experts globally.

Getting Started

If you’re interested in hosting EdTechTeam custom professional development (or engaging our team as consultants or organizational change coaches), please fill out the online request form below. This form will collect all the information we need to generate a draft proposal for your review.

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