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The Midwest Summit is a two-day, hands-on conference focusing on integrating Google for Education in K-12 and Higher Ed learning environments. All presentations will be from Google for Education Certified Innovators and Certified Trainers, and local Googley talent!

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Monday, November 14
 

10:00am

Select, Deploy, and Manage Chrome Devices
Are you in the process of planning or have you already rolled out Chrome Devices for your school? This session will cover topics such as:

Hardware device selection, which ChromeBook, Box, Base or even Bit is best for you.
How to reuse old Windows and Mac hardware by turning them into Chrome devices.
How do you best manage 1000’s of Chrome devices within the Admin Console.
What’s the best way to allow or block Chrome Apps & Extensions on your domain.

We will also cover many best practices for managing the Chrome browser and Chrome devices in an educational environment.

Speakers
avatar for Lance Lennon

Lance Lennon

Director of Technology, Eagle Grove Schools
Lance Lennon has been in education for 20 + years, the last 18 have been as a technology director and technology integrationist. He is a Certified Casper Administrator, a DEN Star Educator, an Apple Teacher, a Google Certified Trainer, Google Certified Administrator, and a Google... Read More →


Monday November 14, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Tundra E/F

11:15am

OK Google, What's New?
Things are getting better all the time! Come learn about some of the recent updates to Google for Education and G Suite you can use with other educators and students! We will explore Google Cast for Education, Quizzes, Expeditions, and updates to Sites, Slides, Docs and Classroom to get started. Bring your questions and we'll try to get some answers.

Speakers
avatar for Stacy Behmer

Stacy Behmer

Coordinator of Digital Learning & Media Center, Grant Wood Area Education Agency
Stacy is a former elementary and middle school teacher and also spent some time as a district technology director. She is currently the Coordinator of Digital Learning & Media Services at Grant Wood AEA in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she works with a team of digital learning consultants... Read More →


Monday November 14, 2016 11:15am - 12:15pm
Sandstone 8/9

11:15am

Introduction to Awesome Tables
In this Awesome session you will learn how awesome Awesome Tables can be. We will have a peak at the different types of Awesome Tables and how you can use them to better visualize your data.

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Monday November 14, 2016 11:15am - 12:15pm
Glacier A/B

1:15pm

GoGuardian
GoGuardian has helped thousands of educators across the country harness the power of the internet for learning, without harmful content or distractions getting in the way.

If you're new to GoGuardian, join us to learn about our various solutions including classroom management and monitoring, filtering, and theft recovery.

Currently using GoGuardian? Come learn about our newest features and upcoming releases.

Speakers
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Weston Stout

Regional Sales Manager, GoGuardian


Monday November 14, 2016 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Glacier C/D