Educator Alexander's Newsletter




Educator Alexander Consulting, LLC is now a Google Partner with Education Specialization (a more advanced Google Partner)!
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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.

Common Sense Ambassador Application Open


As a Common Sense Educator, you are invited to apply to be part of an exclusive and innovative group of Common Sense Education Ambassadors around the world. Ambassadors help amplify and elevate Common Sense Education resources, provide feedback to our team and support fellow educators as they support students to become learners, creators and leaders in this digital age.


  1. Consider how you will act as an advocate. We periodically offer opportunities for our Ambassadors to present but we also ask that you seek your own opportunities to present in various settings.

  2. Apply here! We will review all applications by September 15th.

PBS Learning Media FREE Resources

Printable Classroom Posters

Print and post a set of early childhood posters to support your young learners. From counting 1-10, to identifying feelings, to naming the days of the week, use these posters to support a school-to-home connection.

Bring Current Events Into Your Classroom: Above the Noise Collection

Cut through the hype surrounding controversial topics in the news to find out what's really going on. Find resources for starting conversations and creating a safe place for middle and high school students to investigate controversial topics and share their voices.

Introduce Social Emotional Curriculum with Donkey Hodie

The resources in this collection will help you explore the concepts introduced in Donkey Hodie with activity ideas, video clips, and digital games. The learning goals focus on self-regulation and executive function skills, with an emphasis on resilience, persistence, and problem solving for young learners.

Interactive Resources/Lessons

Explore the wide range of interactive lessons available to students and teachers on PBS LearningMedia. Each interactive lesson lets you work at your own pace while you learn—using media and engaging tools that save your work in the lesson.

Louisiana Educators: The LDOE Wants YOU!

LDOE is currently recruiting amazing Louisiana educators for the LEAP Connect Content Bias Review committee.


FILL OUT the interest survey by Sept. 6

SHARE SHARE SHARE with other Louisiana teachers and leaders!

Apple Teacher Creativity Challenge

What will you create?

Discover exciting new ways to use iPad for teaching and learning. Made by educators in the Apple Teacher community, each challenge below is designed to spark creativity for you, your colleagues, and your students. Learn new ways to enhance your lessons using iPad. Then share your creations using the hashtags #EveryoneCanCreate and #MadeOniPad to inspire others.

Learn more about it here.

🎥 Webinars of the Month

Back to School with Buncee!
Financial Literacy for Educators with Tamara Mitchell

✔👀👌😘5 Minute Tips of the Month

Stop Stealing My Documents I Share Using Google Drive
iPhone Hacks to 3 Common Questions
Bold, Underline and More on Google Forms and Twitter
Editing PDFs Using Kami

😍 FREE Extension of the Month

This extension lets you bold, underline and more

rich text formatting in Google Forms and Twitter!

Click on picture below for more information.

💻 📱 Tech Certification of the Month

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


Here is a great way to get support and tips from Microsoft and stay update by subscribing to their newsletter!

Educators Can Get Office 365 for FREE

Students and educators at eligible institutions can sign up for Office 365 Education for free, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and now Microsoft Teams, plus additional classroom tools. All you need is a valid school email address. It’s not a trial – so get started today. -- Microsoft Website

Sign up here!

Flipgrid Blog with Updates

Click Here to find the newest information on Microsoft's Flipgrid!

🌈 Google Updates

Here are some updates from Google!

💡See Me Here

Here are all of the in-person trainings that are upcoming! Also, come see me at some of the following events.

Click on the pictures below for more information and to register and find more information such as dates, times, room numbers and links to register HERE.


Follow the directions for each Freebie!

✏️ Commenting to Educator Alexander

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.

Dr. Desiree Alexander, Educator Alexander Consulting

Dr. Desiree Alexander is an award-winning, multi-degreed educator who has been in the educational field since 2002. 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 consults with members of several schools/businesses and presents at conferences globally.

Dr. Alexander is lifetime certified in Louisiana in Secondary English Education, as a Reading Specialist, as a School Librarian, as an Educational Technology Facilitator, as an Educational Technology Leader and in Educational Leadership 1. She is certified in Texas as a Principal, in English Language Arts and Reading for grades 4-8 and grades 8-12, as a Reading Specialist for grades EC-12, and as a School Librarian. She holds multiple technology certifications, including, but not limited to, IC3 certification, Google Certified Trainer and Innovator, Apple Teacher, and a Microsoft Innovative Educator Trainer and Expert.

She holds a Bachelor, a Master + 30, and an Education Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Louisiana State University, a Master of Library Science from Texas Woman’s University and a Master of Educational Leadership with a concentration in Educational Technology Leadership from Nicholls State University. She also holds a Doctorate in Education with a concentration in Educational Leadership from Lamar University.

She is a 2021 Texas Computer Education Association Featured Thought Leader, 2020 International Society for Technology in Education Featured Voice, 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference Featured Presenter, 2019 Customer Commitment Award Honoree from Better Business Bureau's Torch Awards for Ethics, a 2019 Shreveport National Pan-Hellenic Council Mover and Shaker, a 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, 2016 Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana Member of the Year, 2015 Librarian of the Year for Louisiana Librarian Association, 2015 Campus Teacher of the Year in the Zachary Community School District and 2014 Leader of the Year for Region 2 Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators.

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