Collaborative Live Streams /

Monthly Live Stream Events

Google is constantly innovating and releasing new updates to their products and services. This can lead to schools missing out on important changes and feeling overwhelmed just to keep up to date. Collaborative members have access to exclusive monthly live stream events where the Amplified IT team and special guests break down everything you need to know about changes across the Google For Education ecosystem and how it affects schools.

  • Stay up to date with all things Google for Education
  • Deep dives into G Suite Admin Console
  • Round table discussions with the Google team and other partners
  • All live events are available for on-demand viewing
Collaborative Google Updates Stream – August 2022

Collaborative Google Updates Stream – August 2022

August 16th, 2022

For Collaborative Members

August 2022: Google Monthly Updates

North American Google Technical Collaborative (NAGTC) Google Updates - This stream is for members of the NAGTC. Join us for a look at Google updates, their impact, and what admin actions admins need to take.

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Collaborative — August Deep Dive: Google Workspace for Education Fundamentals – Admin Best Practices

Collaborative — August Deep Dive: Google Workspace for Education Fundamentals – Admin Best Practices

August 4th, 2022

For Collaborative Members

Google Workspace for Education Fundamentals - Admin Best Practices

The Admin Console has thousands of policy settings and controls. Do you have them all set correctly for your K-12 environment? In this session we will look at common pitfalls and best practices for getting your domain setup to educational best practices for staff and students.

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Collaborative Google Updates Stream – July 2022

Collaborative Google Updates Stream – July 2022

July 19th, 2022

For Collaborative Members

July 2022: Google Monthly Updates

North American Google Technical Collaborative (NAGTC) Google Updates - This stream is for members of the NAGTC. A look at Google updates, their impact, and what actions admins need to take are discussed.

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Collaborative — Product Showcase: Little SIS – Your admin console for Google Classroom

Collaborative — Product Showcase: Little SIS – Your admin console for Google Classroom

July 14th, 2022

For Collaborative Members

NAGTC Product Showcase: Little SIS - Your admin console for Google Classroom

Come learn how Little SIS can help you and your admins be successful with implementing Google Classroom. I’ll go over the insights and metrics you and your school staff can see for your Classroom usage, as well as actions you can take. I’ll also do a high-level demo of the Little SIS Premium (the classroom syncing) portion of our tool, which allows you to create classrooms for teachers, and sync rosters and guardians.

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Collaborative — July Deep Dive: Preparing for back to school Google Admin Checklist

Collaborative — July Deep Dive: Preparing for back to school Google Admin Checklist

July 7th, 2022

For Collaborative Members

Preparing for back to school Google Admin Checklist

In the last session of our 3-part summer series, we prepare for teachers coming back and the eventual rush of the first day of school. We continue on our Google Admin tasks journey by diving into User and Classroom provisioning, Chromebook deployment and getting ready for staff training.

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Collaborative Google Updates Stream – June 2022

Collaborative Google Updates Stream – June 2022

June 21st, 2022

For Collaborative Members

June 2022: Google Monthly Updates + Anywhere School Recap

The June Google Updates Stream — Where we heard from Carl Behmer and the recap of the Anywhere School announcements but first explore Shared Drives in their own OUs, Chrome Audit Logs finally get data and did you see Google's email about your "official" account storage total and timeline? It's not necessarily July 1st, 2022!

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Collaborative Live Watch Party – The Anywhere School 2022

Collaborative Live Watch Party – The Anywhere School 2022

June 7th, 2022

For Collaborative Members

Collaborative Live Watch Party - The Anywhere School 2022

We will be hosting an exclusive Collaborative Live Watch Party during Google’s The Anywhere School event on June 7th from 1pm to 1:45pm EST. The Watch Party will be held virtually on Google Meet during the Google event and we’ll be reacting live to the announcements.

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Collaborative — June Deep Dive: Google Admin Summer Tasks

Collaborative — June Deep Dive: Google Admin Summer Tasks

June 2nd, 2022

For Collaborative Members

Collaborative Deep Dive: Google Admin Summer Tasks

We continue on our Google Admin tasks journey in this session. Last month we talked about end-of-the-year tasks and now we get geared up for “summer tasks”. A focus will be reviewed on Chromebook inventory clean-up and enrollment, account rollover, and user and data clean-up. Hands-on examples of making these tasks easier will be explored.

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Collaborative — Partner Showcase: Lightspeed – Understanding how to maximize the success of online educational resources & student safety

Collaborative — Partner Showcase: Lightspeed – Understanding how to maximize the success of online educational resources & student safety

May 24th, 2022

For Collaborative Members

NAGTC Partner Showcase: Lightspeed - Understanding how to maximize the success of online educational resources & student safety

With rising learning gaps, student safety concerns, and the need for actionable data, visibility into your student’s online activity is more important than ever. Join Lightspeed Systems for a session on leveraging their suite of technologies to ensure student safety, efficacy of online learning, and using data analytics to help close the learning gap. The presentation will cover content filtering, classroom management, student safety management, analytics, and device management.

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Collaborative Google Updates Stream – May 2022

Collaborative Google Updates Stream – May 2022

May 17th, 2022

For Collaborative Members

May 2022: Google Monthly Updates

This is a 1.5 hour stream where we'll talk about Google and Chrome updates from the last month and take a look at the brand new Account Storage admin console tools.

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Collaborative — May Deep Dive: End of school year checklist for Google Admins

Collaborative — May Deep Dive: End of school year checklist for Google Admins

May 5th, 2022

For Collaborative Members

Collaborative Deep Dive: End of school year checklist for Google Admins

In this session we dive into what a typical Google Admin’s “end of school year checklist” consists of and explore settings, tools and processes that make a chaotic time of the year more manageable. A review of updates and upcoming changes will be discussed as we start thinking about summer maintenance and improvements.

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Collaborative — Bonus Stream: Chrome turns v100

Collaborative — Bonus Stream: Chrome turns v100

April 20th, 2022

For Collaborative Members

NAGTC Bonus Stream: Chrome turns v100

In this bonus stream, we celebrate Chrome turning v100 by reviewing v100 updates, looking back at our favorite features, bugs, busts, and game-changers. It’s a party but an informational party!

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Collaborative Google Updates Stream – April 2022

Collaborative Google Updates Stream – April 2022

April 19th, 2022

For Collaborative Members

April 2022: Google Monthly Updates

The April Google Updates Stream — Where we can actually hear the presenters, DLP and Form Uploads is improved and we're still getting used to this new Audit Logs experience.

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Collaborative — April 2022 Deep Dive: App Management Best Practices

Collaborative — April 2022 Deep Dive: App Management Best Practices

April 7th, 2022

For Collaborative Members

Collaborative Deep Dive: App Management Best Practices

In this session we dive into the world of Google and Chrome “apps”. There are so many kinds of apps that it gets confusing. We will review the types of apps, how they work, how to manage them and discuss general best practices around app management.

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Collaborative — App Approval Collaborative Panel

Collaborative — App Approval Collaborative Panel

April 6th, 2022

For Collaborative Members

NAGTC Bonus Stream: App Approval Collaborative Panel

In this session, we explore the current world of “apps” and then talk to Collaborative member panelists about their App Approval process and management. Attendees will be able to participate in polls throughout the session and see what other schools are doing with their app management.

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Collaborative — Bonus Stream: Down the Gopher for Chrome Hole We Go!

Collaborative — Bonus Stream: Down the Gopher for Chrome Hole We Go!

March 30th, 2022

For Collaborative Members

NAGTC Bonus Stream: Down the Gopher for Chrome Hole We Go!

Come on down as we go through how to use Gopher for Chrome, including Gopher Buddy, and the tips and tricks for each. If you have specific questions or scenarios you’d like us to talk about, please email andreafrendo@amplifiedit.com

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Collaborative Google Updates Stream – March 2022

Collaborative Google Updates Stream – March 2022

March 15th, 2022

For Collaborative Members

March 2022: Google Monthly Updates

The March Updates Stream — where we get geeky with the brand new Chrome Remote Desktop function, talk about Chips (and CASO) and cheer about more cells in Sheets!

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Collaborative — March 2022 Deep Dive: Chrome Device Deployment

Collaborative — March 2022 Deep Dive: Chrome Device Deployment

March 3rd, 2022

For Collaborative Members

Collaborative Deep Dive: Chrome Device Deployment

As a follow-up to our December Deep Dive on Chrome Management Best Practices, in this session, we cover what we listed as “other considerations”. We’ll discuss device selection and what factors to consider when purchasing, device enrollment and deployment best practices, and explore what a good device life cycle looks like.

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Collaborative — Bonus Stream: Getting to know the Collaborative Community Platform

Collaborative — Bonus Stream: Getting to know the Collaborative Community Platform

February 23rd, 2022

For Collaborative Members

NAGTC Bonus Stream: Getting to know the Collaborative Community Platform

In this session, we explore the new Collaborative Community platform that was launched last year. By the end of this session, you will have a completed profile, a customized view and workflow, and an understanding of how to find, contribute, follow, and get notified for relevant content. We’ll end with some favorite tips and tricks and time for Q & A.

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(POSTPONED) Collaborative Bonus Stream — SysCloud Backup for Google Classroom

(POSTPONED) Collaborative Bonus Stream — SysCloud Backup for Google Classroom

February 17th, 2022 - POSTPONED

For Collaborative Members

NAGTC Bonus Stream: SysCloud Backup for Google Classroom

This stream has been postponed. An announcement in the Collaborative will be made when we schedule a new date.

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