Google Apps for Education - GAFE
GAFE Implementation Information
What is GAFE?
Google is currently offering schools a hosted solution for their email, calendar, and storage through Google Apps for Education, their integrated communication and collaboration solution. Additionally, we can complement the core suite to meet our users' needs, with access to dozens more Google applications.
Benefits of GAFE
- Data Security
- Low Cost
Google Product Available
Google Chromebooks for Education
Chromebook is a portable, inexpensive computer that runs only the Google Chrome browser. Chromebooks use the Google Apps. No additional software can be installed.
GAFE provides the management for the Chromebooks.
GAFE Project Scope
1. Selected Pilot groups of teachers, students and staff. - HPHS, MIS and UP
2. Provisioning pilot group into GAFE
3. CITs attend Google Certification Training at ESC Region 10
4. CITs will train staff
5. Use applications until end of year - Drive, Docs and Sites
6. Gather feedback
1. Provision all users
2. Develop training materials for staff
3. Work with each campus to develop deployment plan
1. Offer training
2. District wide access will be available
3. Implement campus deployment plans