Purpose of the Professional Study
The focus of this professional study is for participants to learn how they can utilize the Google Suite for Education and show their proficiency on applying these tools into their curriculum and schools. The Google Certified Educator Level One Certification recognizes and validates individuals' ability to integrate technology into education.
Requirements of Study
Participants will take this course via Google Classroom or through the online course, Teachable, depending on the facilitator. Participants are required to have a Google account for this course. Modules are set up for the participants to study and follow along for each Google Application. For successful completion of this course and to earn 1 PLU, participants must successfully complete and pass the Google Certified Educator exam within or after the final 2 weeks of this course. If the exam is taken and not passed, participants may retake the exam until it is passed. PLUs will NOT be awarded until each participant provides proof that they have completed and passed the exam.
- Participants must have instructional leader certification.
- Participants must have access to a computer with internet.
- Participants must NOT already be Google Certified (on any level)
Participants will receive one (1) PLU upon successful completion of course components. This PLU will be available for three (3) years.
Eujon Anderson is the Technology Director for Troy City Schools, located in Troy, Alabama. As Technology Director, Eujon Anderson oversees the daily tasks of managing the network infrastructure of three schools, as well as, technology planning, professional development, and keeping the technology in order in the classrooms. Mr. Anderson currently provides for over 2500 technology devices, in particular, an initiative with Chromebooks 3rd - 12th, called TCS BlendED.
Eujon Anderson currently holds certifications in Google as a Google Certified Educator Level One and Two, a Google Certified Trainer, and a Google Innovator. Mr. Anderson has his Masters in Instructional Technology from Auburn University in Montgomery.