SERVICE LEVEL ​THREE:

Google Cohorts

Certification Cohort: Google Apps for Education

This six-month regional cohort is designed to support educators who are in the process of becoming Certified Google Educators. Participants will meet in person for hands-on training led by an authorized Google Education Trainer throughout the school year. In addition they will engage in an online support community and take the virtual certification test. Ala carte webinars will be offered to participants to take throughout the school year. Please Note: Participants are not guaranteed certification by enrolling in this cohort.

Who would make a good candidate?

An educator who has mastered basic Google Drive navigation (including creation, editing and sharing Google files); experience using Gmail and Google calendar; experience with editing a website is helpful but not required.

Contact: Kristina Wambold at 360.952.3393

Leadership Cohort: Google Apps for Education

This year-long cohort is designed to develop building-level leaders who are proficient in using the Google Apps for Education suite. In addition to face-to-face meetings, participants will engage in an online discussion group, as well as participate in at least four ala carte webinars. Participants will be expected to conduct three professional development sessions within their district and/or building on Google Apps for Education.

Who would make a good candidate?

An educator with Basic Google Drive navigation including creating, editing and sharing documents. The desire to share their new learning and skills with others.

Contact: Kristina Wambold at 360.952.3393

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Fees for districts and organizations within ESD 112's service region

For districts in ESD 112’s service region, the contractual fees for workshops listed on this web site are charged at a rate of $950 per day for the first ten days. For more extensive contracts within the same school year, discounts are available. Please contact us for more information. Please Note: Rates effective September 1, 2017 and subject to change. Due to the extensive travel required to serve some locations, rates may vary based on actual travel expenses.

Fees for districts outside of ESD 112's service region

The contractual fees for workshops listed on this web site are charged at a rate of $1,500 per day for districts outside of ESD 112’s region, plus reimbursement for actual program travel expenses. For organizations that want consecutive days of training, the cost is $1,500 for the first two days, and then $1,350 per day after that, plus reimbursement for actual travel expenses. Workshop fees may vary, based on the degree of customization desired, your location, the number of consecutive days desired at a single location, and other pertinent factors. Please Note: Rates effective September 1, 2017 and subject to change.

To ensure a quality experience for participants, our hands-on workshops are limited to no more than 24 participants.

Clock hours are available for all workshops, and are provided by Educational Service District 112. Participants pay an additional fee for clock hours.

To schedule professional development for your school, district or agency

Because of the high demand for our workshops, you are encouraged to talk to one of the DigitalBug experts as soon as possible to get on their calendar.