How to be successful with Chromebooks in K-12 education

Moderated by Kevin Hogan, eSchool News, Content Director

Date: Tuesday, February 10th, 

Time: 11:00 am EST / 8:00 am PST



Learn from the experts how Chromebooks are revolutionizing K-12 education. These low cost devices enable a new level of personalized education through collaborative apps and features including shared collaborative apps, simple management, instant boot-up, and long battery life.

Implemented correctly, districts can meet increasing student achievement expectations and develop students’ creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and communication skills.

Listen to Edward D Doan, Google Enterprise Device Deployment Team Lead and CIO Mark Nelson of Romeo Community Schools colorfully describe how Chromebooks, Google Apps, and Extreme Networks empower innovative approaches to teaching and learning. They will also share their tips and tricks to preparing the technical infrastructure in advance of student and teacher needs.


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The presentation will address these topics: 

  •   How Chromebooks are being used in K-12
  •   Things to look for in the planning, initial deployment, and down the road
  •   Chromebooks management and education apps
  •   Summary of RCSD’s planning for the Chromebooks and implementation results
  •   How the Extreme Wi-Fi network played a role in the success
Webinar Speakers:

 Edward Doan

Edward Doan is a Senior Technical Program Manager at Google in Austin, TX.  His primary focus is on helping businesses and schools successfully deploy cloud computing with Google Chrome OS and Google Apps.  He is also an adjunct professor of Management Information Systems at the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business.

 Mark Nelson

Mark Nelson has been with Romeo Community Schools for 18 years;  ten years as Technology Director and eight years as Systems Engineer. He has also been a network administrator, AS/400 Systems Operator with a Detroit steel supplier for 10 years.  Romeo has been a Google Apps for Education district since July 2011.

 jonathan kidwell

Jonathan Kidwell has over eighteen years of experience in the data communications and telecommunications industry and has been with Extreme Networks, formerly Enterasys Networks for the past 10 years. Jonathan served as solutions engineer for 6 years with the company and now continues to serve Extreme Networks as the Director of Educational Sales for North America.



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