Educator Alexander's Newsletter

August News


Here are some things that you should know! Click on the pictures or words to find out more information about these new things that have been announced.


50% Off Google Certifications Online Self-Paced Courses

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Book Me to Train at Your School/District/Event This School Year!

I would love to visit your school or district to train on various topics.

Contact me here.

Microsoft Translator---My Favorite New Tool

Microsoft Translator is amazing! You can download it to your computer to use with PowerPoint so your speech can be closed captioned on your screen in whatever language you choose. Use it on your phone to speak to anyone no matter what language they speak. It is a game changer!

Learn How to Share Your Educator Story

Listen to this podcast for how to begin to share your story with the world! Educators need to hear from you!

Listen to the short podcast here.

Interested in Starting an Online Classroom?

For my self-paced classes, I use Teachable.

Learn more about Teachable and sign up using this exclusive link!

Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program for Kids (Summer 2019)


The Barnes and Noble summer reading program for kids gives kids a free book when they read 8 books over the summer.

Find out more here.

Free Digital Subscription to Story Monsters Ink Magazine

To see a sample issue and to sign up for a free subscription for teachers/librarians, visit this site and enter the code STORYMONSTERTEACHERS at checkout. The one-year digital subscription includes 12 issues with the best news in books downloaded right to your device.

Teacher Discounts

Want to save money?

Check out Coupon Chief

They have a massive collection of teacher and educator discounts!

Introducing Digital Literacy Lessons from Be Internet Awesome

Pear Deck is excited to continue to be a part of Be Internet Awesome and to help bring these new lessons and activities to classrooms all over the world. You can check out the full curriculum on the Be Internet Awesome official website.

ISTE Creative Constructor Lab

Our friends at ISTE are coming to New Orleans this Fall!

The ISTE Creative Constructor Lab is a two-day interactive learning experience where you’ll discover how to create vibrant, media-rich learning environments to help grow the next generation of creators!

Join us in New Orleans, October 19-20, 2019. The PD event will be held at NOCCA. Space is limited. More details and registration is available at

ISTE Certifications

ISTE Certification trainings are happening across the nation!

Learn more here:

$100,000 Scholarship for Female High School Student

As Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated prepares to commemorate 100 years since her founding by young visionaries on the campus of Howard University in 1920, we are proud to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Founders’ Centennial Scholarship. To honor the legacy of the five founding members of the sorority, a $100,000 scholarship will be awarded annually, for five (5) consecutive years beginning March 2020.

Find out more information here.

Classroom Management


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🌈 Google Updates

Here are some updates from Google!

💻 📱 Tech Certification of the Month

Click on the image to find out how to get certified with the featured tech certification of the month.

💡Upcoming Trainings

Here are all of the in-person trainings, online trainings, and webinars that are upcoming! Click on the picture for more information and to register.


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👀 See Educator Alexander...

Come see me at the following events. Find more information such as dates, times, room numbers and links to register HERE.

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If you have taken any professional development from Educator Alexander and/or have taken the SLLA test after attending any of her test prep classes, please click the picture below to leave comments.

Desiree Alexander, Educator Alexander Consulting

Ms. Desiree Alexander, Ed.S. is an award-winning, multi-degreed educator. She is the Founder CEO of Educator Alexander Consulting, LLC and the Regional Director of North Louisiana for the Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana. She holds various certifications, as well as multiple technology certifications, including, but not limited to, IC3 certification, Google Certified Trainer, Google Innovator, Apple Teacher 2016, and a Microsoft Innovative Educator Master Trainer. She is a 2018 Integrity Award from the Better Business Bureau Finalist, 2017 Young Professional Initiative 40 Under 40 Awards Honoree, 2017 Center for Digital Education Top 30 Technologists, Transformers & Trailblazers, 2017 PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator for Louisiana, and the 2016 A+PEL Member of the Year among other honors. Learn more: