Administrative Training Spotlight

February 2016

Microsoft Office Tips and Tricks

Upcoming Technology Training

TMS is now offering Computer Security and Internet Safety Training monthly. Please click on the link below to see a complete schedule and register.

MICROSOFT OFFICE TECHNOLOGY PROFICIENCIES

Custom Guide online training for Microsoft Office is available to all GCCISD staff. There have been a total of 24 GCCISD employees that have earned one or more certificates during the month of December and 21 in the month of January. .


If you would like to register for Custom Guide, click here for instructions.


Total Participation by Course

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December Progress by Employee

Welcome to CustomGuide!

Welcome to the three new members joined Custom Guide in December.


  • Heather Workman - Sterling
  • Annette Leonard - Admin
  • Luby Torres- SPED
  • Linda Gonzales - SPED


Welcome to the member that joined Custom Guide in January.

  • Denise Massengale

Congratulations to the following staff for completing at least one application in Custom Guide:

December

Linda Gonzales, SPED - for completing Outlook 2016 and earning 10 certificates

Bianca Loyd, SPED - for completing PowerPoint and earning 17 certificates

Eliza Smith, SPED - for completing Office 365 2013 and earning 3 certificates

Gloria Flores, SPED - for completing PowerPoint 2013 and earning 9 certificates

LeAnn Payne - SPED - for completing PowerPoint 2013 and earning 3 certificates

Lubby Torres, SPED for completing Outlook 2013 and earning 8 certificates

Natalie Barber, SPED - for completing Word 2013 and earning 3 certificates

Roxanne Medina, SPED - for completing PowerPoint 2013 and earning 4 certificates

Susan Maris, SPED - for completing Excel and earning 1 certificate

Kathie Smith, SPED - for completing Office 365 Overview


January

Linda Gonzales, SPED - for completing Excel and PowerPoint 2013 earning 24 certificates

Emma Miller, SPED - for completing Word and earning 5 certificates

Kathryn Cobb, SPED - for completing Powerpoint and Office 365 earning 4 certificates

Nelda Munoz, SPED - for completing Excel and earning 8 certificates

Susan Maris, SPED - for completing Office 365 and earning 7 certificates

The following staff began practicing for their Microsoft Office Specialist Certification in GMetrix:

December

Gloria Flores, SPED - Excel

Heather Patt, EdTech - Excel


January

Linda Gonzales, SPED - Word and Outlook

Debra Luedicke, SPED - Word

Emma Miller, SPED - Word

Gloria Flores, SPED - Word

Kathie Smith, SPED - Word

Kathryn Cobb, SPED - PowerPoint and Outlook

Katie Pipes, SPED - Word

LeAnn Payne, SPED - Outlook

Lubby Torres, SPED - Outlook

Nelda Munoz, SPED - Word

Roxanne Medina, SPED - Word

GCCISD Smore Technology Resources

Smore is the program that we use to create this newsletter as well as others in the district. TMS/Ed Tech has multiple sources for great technical information. The following link will give you access to all resources that you may not know about. Please take a few minutes to visit the links provided in this document. You may discover answers to questions you didn't know you had.


GCCISD SMORE RESOURCES


Do you think you may be interested in creating your own How To or flyer for your department. Smore makes it very easy and it is free for the first 5 flyers. I am providing a link to instructions on creating and using Smore.


Smore Team How To flyers

Contact Information

If you have the need for specialized training for your non-instructional staff, please contact me directly.