Educator Alexander's Newsletter
📌 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
LAST CHANCE FOR THREE TECHNOLOGY SESSIONS
MOVED FROM IN PERSON TO INTERACTIVE ONLINE SESSIONS
ALL SECONDARY TEACHERS WELCOME and will get a certificate of attendance, and Peoria, Chicago North and South teachers can earn 5 IL CPDUs too!
Specifically for ALL teachers of Grades 6-12
Click on your area to see more information!
New YouTube Playlist: 5 Minute Tips by Educator Alexander
There are many to help with distance learning and more on here. I upload new videos every week!
To subscribe, CLICK HERE and hit the red Subscribe button (you will have to sign in with your Google account). Then click the bell, and choose all so you can be notified when a new video is uploaded.
Submit Questions for SPED or ADMIN Panels
We are accepting questions to ask the two upcoming webinar panels in April and May.
Click here to ask a question to the panel: edalex.net/question
Be the Master of Your Craft: What SPED Teachers Need to Know on April 18 at 11am central
Real Talk from Education Administrators on May 9 at 11am central
Educator Alexander Online, Self-Paced Classes
Google Level 1 Certification
Google Level 2 Certification
Click here to sign up anytime: https://educatoralexander.teachable.com/
TCEA Tech Blog Goodies
🎥 Webinar of the Month
😍 FREE Extension of the Month
This extension helps teachers or students create amazing pictures through screenshots. You take a picture of your screen, blur things out, point to things, draw on it and so much more! Use these pictures to create handouts, brochures, instructions and more.
Click on picture below to download and video below to see how to use.
💻 📱 Tech Certification of the Month
Educators Can Get Office 365 for FREE
🌈 Google Updates
A Couple More Google Updates
As illness and other factors prevent students from attending school in-person, educators can leverage G Suite's powerful tools to extend learning to home environments. Find tips and suggestions for addressing distance learning challenges on the Teacher Center.
Educators and IT administrators can use our new resource website to find materials, resources, and training for distance learning.
School admins can quickly and securely prepare their school's Chromebooks to go home with students. Find out how to do so in Google Admin Console and best practices from the Chrome team.
IT Administrators may be preparing schools for remote learning due to COVID-19. We’ve put together a checklist of questions, tools, and Google Admin console settings for preparing Chromebooks for students to use at home.
💡Upcoming Trainings & See Me Here
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.
✏️ Commenting to Educator Alexander
Desiree Alexander, Educator Alexander Consulting
Ms. Desiree Alexander, Ed.S. is an award-winning, multi-degreed educator who has been in the educational field since 2002. She is currently the Regional Director of North Louisiana for the Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana. She is the Founder CEO of Educator Alexander Consulting, LLC. She consults with members of several schools/businesses and presents at conferences nationwide.
Ms. 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 2016, 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. She holds a Master of Library Science from Texas Woman’s University. She holds a Master of Educational Leadership with a concentration in Educational Technology Leadership from Nicholls State University. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Education with a concentration in Educational Leadership from Lamar University.
She is the 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 A+PEL Member of the Year, 2015 Librarian of the Year for Louisiana Librarian Association, 2014 Leader of the Year for Region 2 Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators, and her recent campus's 2015 Teacher of the Year in the Zachary Community School District.
Learn more at www.educatoralexander.com.