Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Google Apps for Education Summits Go International

The EdTechTeam is thrilled to announce the first* international Google Apps for Education Summits!

A team of Google employees, Google Certified Teachers, and Google Apps Certified Trainers will converge on the American School Foundation in Mexico City on August 31st and September 1st, 2012. The summit is open to educators from Latin America, the Caribbean, and around the globe.  Visit the event site for more information and to register:

A similar event is planned at Albany Senior High in Auckland, New Zealand on October 9, 2012. The summit is produced in partnership with the ULearn Conference, and participants are encouraged to come for the summit - stay for the conference. The summit (and conference) are open to educators from Australia, the Asia Pacific region, and around the globe. Visit the event site for more information and to register:

Both events are meant for 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. Sessions include keynote presentations, informative breakouts, cutting-edge demonstrations, and hands-on workshops led by experienced and knowledgeable professional developers. Topics include:

  • Deployment & Management of Google Apps
  • Google Apps Scripts
  • Google Apps for Education Certification
  • YouTube for Schools
  • Google Docs, Google Sites, Google Calendar, Gmail power tips, and... even more!
To view all of the global Google Apps for Education Summits produced by the EdTechTeam, visit If a location in your region isn't listed, consider hosting your own summit.

*Note: The Prague Summit at the International School of Prague on October 13 and 14, 2012 (where some of the EdTechTeam will be presenting) was actually announced first, but Latin America and New Zealand will happen first. Learn more or register for the Prague summit here: