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Blog

  • LTC Coach Emily Pool recently learned a thing or two about collaboration while overhearing a conversation between her daughter and her friends. As it turns out, there’s only one way to qualify “done” chicken and five ingredients you can add to any collaboration to make it both successful and fulfilling.
  • To kick off the back-to-school season, we've just launched an assortment of new online courses on Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, and more. We've also refreshed several previous favorites, so now's a great time to check out the LTC's growing collection of free, self-paced online courses.
  • The LTC has grown over the summer and welcomed in 10 new team members - including a new RETC and an assortment of new Instructional Technology Coaches. Together, they possess 150+ years of experience in the education field – an impressive total that speaks to their exceptional capacity to work with and support today’s educators. Take some time to meet them and discover what they're most excited for in their new role.

Upcoming Events

  • Are you a school support staffer (school nurse, counselor, social worker, or administrative assistant) looking for an introductory level edtech workshop created with your role in mind? This one's for you!
  • Curious about Google Vault? This information governance tool within Google Workspace can be used to retain, hold, search, and export users’ Google Workspace data. Suffice to say, Google Vault can do a lot for your district when it comes to data retention and management. However, there are few things it cannot do and it's time we all learn the difference.
  • Join us for an open discussion on current educational technology topics and trends. This networking meeting is open to all educational technology positions including technology directors/staff, instructional technology directors/coaches, teachers, and any other positions interested in discussing the current state of technology in our schools.