Google for Education Certified Coach Summit

Tech coaches unite! Google for Education recently created an online coaching curriculum that empowers instructional coaches to work 1:1 with educators and drive impactful technology use in their schools. In this 3-hour summit, we will dive into the research-backed strategies and curriculum while expanding our PLNs and sharing successes around building strong relationships with teachers and developing an effective coaching culture in your school.

Attendees for this event should be instructional coaches, technology coaches, or administrators.

Join Google Certified trainer, Jeff Utecht, Google Certified Innovator, Patrick Green, and Google Certified Coach, Heather Dowd on this 3-hour adventure as we network, collaborate, and work through activities to get on the fast track to becoming a Google Certified Coach!

• Defining coaching. Exploring the Google Certified Coach Program.
• Identifying teacher challenges.
• Developing an effective coaching culture.
• Staying connected and supporting each other.

Jeff Utecht

Jeff Utecht makes his home in Seattle, WA having worked with and supported over 170 school districts in the past year through the ReImagine WA Ed and Shifting Schools program.

Jeff Utecht

Patrick Green

Patrick Green, author of “50 Ways to Use YouTube in the Classroom” and “Classroom Management in the Digital Age” is Chief Adventure Officer at Raising a Maker. After two decades working with students, parents, teachers, and administrators in stateside and international schools, he is living location independent in the pursuit of extraordinary personalized learning opportunities for himself and his family. A YouTube Star Teacher, Google Earth Education Expert, Google Certified Innovator, and Apple Distinguished Educator, you can follow how work, school, parenting, and play blend for Patrick at @pgreensoup on Twitter and , or visit for more tips and tutorials.

Patrick Green

Heather Dowd

Heather Dowd is an educator, coach, mentor, and author. As an original team member of the Dynamic Learning Project pilot which evolved into the Google for Education Certified Coach Program, she mentored instructional coaches across the United States to inspire teachers to use technology in meaningful ways for student learning. Teaching English in Japan inspired her to become a teacher and the adventure hasn’t stopped. Heather is a Google for Education Certified Coach, Innovator, and Trainer, Apple Distinguished Educator, Adobe Creative Educator, and co-author of “Classroom Management in the Digital Age” where she encourages teachers to set the learning free with a solid classroom management plan. She is a former physics teacher, instructional designer, and education technology coach who loves talking about physics, coaching, spreadsheets, and design. When she’s not teaching or mentoring, she is probably failing while learning something new like canning tomatoes or screen printing in her basement studio.

Join us on March 20th for this half day summit!

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