Brought to you by the EdTechTeam, producers of the global Google Apps for Education Summits, the two-day Google Apps for Education Technical Retreat is intended for an audience of technology directors, systems administrators, and others who support technology needs in schools. The content is focused on the process and challenges of migrating educational institutions from legacy systems (or current systems) to Google Apps for Education. Participants will learn best practices and current issues from experienced peers and experts. Prepared presentations and activities are supplemented by structured time for discussion and networking.
Sessions will include topics such as:
Overview of Google Apps Dashboard Settings
Migrating Data from Microsoft Exchange or First Class to Google Apps
Using Google’s API’s to Mass-Create Accounts for All Current Email Users.
Migrating Large Organizations
Using the Google Apps Manager Command-line Tool
Using the Google Apps Migration Tool
Managing Suborganizations & Setting Up Permissions for Individual Apps
Creating an Implementation Plan for Current Staff
Creating a Dual-Delivery Pilot to Test the Systems and Migration
Strategies for Roll-Out Beyond a Pilot
Retention Strategies for Legacy Systems
BONUS: Chromebook Deployment and Management
Productivity tips for Google Apps (particularly Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Docs) will also be included in this two-day retreat. Participants will leave better prepared to use and support these tools in an educational context.
When & Where
The EdTechTeam is a global network of educational technologists. The core team of world-class leaders below works closely with a cohort of over a hundred contractors world-wide. We are a nimble organization, able to be flexible and responsive to your needs.