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  • Whether you’re in the classroom, supporting educators, or striving to keep your district’s IT infrastructure humming, the LTC wants to help you start out the next school year with as much access to high quality professional learning as possible. That’s why we’ve taken the time to collect some of our most popular resources from the past fiscal year and package them together for easy navigation.
  • Back on June 22, 2021, Google revealed a roadmap of its upcoming product and software updates during its The Anywhere School online event. That roadmap featured a cornucopia of exciting developments, including useful enhancements for Google Classroom, Google Workspace for Education, Chrome OS, and more. Check out our update digest to learn about how your classroom can utilize these fresh upgrades during the upcoming school year.
  • Happy New (Fiscal) Year! Despite SOPPA compliance day arriving on July 1, numerous schools throughout the state are still in the process of getting their new data privacy frameworks up and running. ISPA is still here to support your efforts. Check out this month's update summary to learn more!

Upcoming Events

  • This Google Educator Level 1 certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 1 certification exam.
  • Seesaw can be used to build connections and create Multidimensional Learning experiences for your students. Come learn how to make the most out of this popular digital learning platform!
  • This week on Be Connected, we'll jump headlong into one of the chief concerns for all digitally-connected organizations (including schools) today - the threat of being hacked.