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Hattiesburg Public School District makes classrooms more efficient and creative with Google tools

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Date and time:Monday, March 9, 2015 1:00 pm
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In this webinar, you’ll hear directly from Dane Conrad of Hattiesburg Public Schools. Dane will tell more about the district and about how Google’s education technology helps them to meet their goal of equipping students with 21st century skills and passion for learning. The Hattiesburg Public School District serves 4,500 students in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Google Apps and Chromebooks have helped Hattiesburg to change the way teachers teach and students learn, encouraging students to take a more active, creative role in class projects. Moving paper-based processes online gives teachers more time to work one-on-one with students.

Participants will:

  • Get an overview of the Google for Education solution which includes Chromebooks, tablets with Google Play for Education, and Google Apps for Education
  • Learn how this solution can be used to improve student learning, collaboration, and engagement
  • Hear first hand experience from a district using Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks for Education to improve teaching & learning
  • Be able to pose their questions to the educators and Google

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Featured Speakers:

Jamie Neuwirth, Google for Education Team
Jamie is a Regional Program Manager for Google Education and concentrates specifically on Google Apps for EDU, Chromebooks, and Android tablets. Previously, Jamie was a classroom teacher in Arkansas, and was most recently at Kenandy, Inc., a cloud-based ERP company. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD) and was a varsity water polo player and a member of the 2008 Division III National Championship team.

Dane Conrad, Hattiesburg Public School District
Dane is the Director of Technology for Hattiesburg Public School District. Dane has worked in education since 1998 as a teacher, coach, and administrator in the middle school and high school environments. He has successfully implemented multi-million dollar educational technology projects like the Cisco 21S program after Hurricane Katrina. Recently, he implemented a digital interactive learning initiative at N. R. Burger Middle School providing each student an Hewlett-Packard 14-inch Chromebook. He is currently working on his dissertation in the doctoral program in Instructional Technology and Design at The University of Southern Mississippi.

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