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 — 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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Collaborative Google Updates Stream – February 2022

Collaborative Google Updates Stream – February 2022

February 15th, 2022

For Collaborative Members

February 2022: Google Monthly Updates

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Collaborative — February 2022 Deep Dive: Laying the foundation for Google Workspace Security Best Practices

Collaborative — February 2022 Deep Dive: Laying the foundation for Google Workspace Security Best Practices

February 3rd, 2022

For Collaborative Members

Collaborative Deep Dive: Laying the foundation for Google Workspace Security Best Practices

In this deep dive, we’ll review key domain and service security settings and approaches. From account settings to sharing practices and beyond, we’ll discuss the importance of having a good security foundation in your admin console. We’ll end this 1.5-hour session by hearing directly from Collaborative members about how they’ve dealt with implementing 2 Step Verification in their own organizations.

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Collaborative Google Updates Stream – January 2022

Collaborative Google Updates Stream – January 2022

January 18th, 2022

For Collaborative Members

January 2022: Google Monthly Updates

The January Updates Stream — where we're light on updates but heavy on special guests! Today's session discusses an important account storage timeline change, a nice improvement for getting devices to apply updates, and oh yeah, there's still some Meet and Classroom features on the horizon Google promised us!

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Collaborative — January 2022 Deep Dive: Google Updates: A Year in Review

Collaborative — January 2022 Deep Dive: Google Updates: A Year in Review

January 6th, 2022

For Collaborative Members

Collaborative Deep Dive: Google Updates: 2021 Year in Review

In this deep dive we review the important Google, Chrome and Amplified IT updates from 2021 and discuss the necessary actions and impact they have on our Google environment. This is an extended 1.5 hour live stream edition.

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Collaborative Google Updates Stream – December 2021

Collaborative Google Updates Stream – December 2021

December 21st, 2021

For Collaborative Members

December 2021 Google Monthly Updates

The December Updates Stream — where we say goodbye to 2021 with Chrome v96 updates and issues, check in on how the new community is going and end with some big paid edition features.

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Collaborative — December 2021 Deep Dive: Chrome Management Best Practices

Collaborative — December 2021 Deep Dive: Chrome Management Best Practices

December 9th, 2021 (Changed from Dec 2nd)

For Collaborative Members

Collaborative Deep Dive: Chrome Management Best Practices

Chrome Management in the admin console has changed quite a bit over the years and so has schools’ environments and needs. In this session, we’ll cover the basics of Chromebook deployment, Chrome User & Browser settings and review tools to help manage devices. There will be time at the end for Q & A.

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Collaborative Bonus Stream — Classroom Insights with BigQuery

Collaborative Bonus Stream — Classroom Insights with BigQuery

November 30th, 2021

For Collaborative Members

Bonus Stream: Classroom Insights with BigQuery

Recently Google began providing audit logs for Classroom. For Workspace Plus and Standard customers, the logs are accessible to exports to BigQuery. Join the Onboarding & Support team as they walk through getting started with BigQuery and how to leverage Classroom logs and connect it to Data Studio.

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