Educator Alexander's Newsletter

April News

📌 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

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.

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR Self-Grading and More: Taking Google Forms to the Next Level FREE Webinar!

To register, click here.


Or just show up to the webinar on April 6 at 11am cst:

educatoralexander.adobeconnect.com/webinar

ENTER TO WIN A YEAR FREE OF CLASSROOM SUPPLIES FROM MICHAELS!

5 Weeks of Prizes from Your Favorite Brands


Must be a teacher...enter to win weekly from Michaels here.

Teacher and School Scholarship Applications Due April 15!

Last year the Kagan Charitable Foundation awarded it’s first-ever scholarship awards to both teachers and schools totaling more than $12,000!

To apply for a Kagan Charitable Foundation Scholarship, tell us which Professional Development Program you are interested in attending, how much money you are requesting, and why you should be selected!

Scholarship Application Links

FETC PRESENTATION PROPOSALS ARE OPEN

Are you interested in conducting a session or workshop at FETC 2020?


Now is the time to apply!


Over 10,000 #FETC attendees represent PK-12 educational technology leaders from all 50 states and over 40 countries. Fuel their inspiration for innovative teaching and learning with your expert- and peer-led session topics in technology that reach across the curriculum, grade levels and areas of school management. Join the nation’s largest independent #edtech event as a speaker!

Free PBS Virtual Training for PreK-5 Teachers

Won’t you be our neighbor? PreK-5 teachers, join us for this free three-part series where we’ll explore the “Core Competencies” (CASEL@2017) of social emotional learning (SEL). PBS will provide a certificate of attendance for each one-hour virtual professional learning event.


Part 2 | Peg + Cat: Exploring the Community

April 4 @ 7PM ET

Register Here

Part 3 | Daniel Tiger: Building Relationships

April 11 @ 7PM ET

Register Here

Screenleap Free 2 Week Trial from Rachelle Dene Poth

Sign up for a two week free trial to Screenleap from Rachelle Dene Poth! This allows you to share your screen with others.

Free EdCamp After Dark in Baton Rouge, LA

Join us for this FREE "unconference" where teachers set the session topics and lead them right on the spot! You don't want to miss this opportunity to network and discuss the things that matter most to YOU! During this special Edcamp After Dark, there will be a leadership room dedicated to topics specific to admin and other educational leaders. Grab your glow stick and come hang out with the cool kids around the Edcamp "fire"!


Register at bit.ly/edcampafterdark.

Bossier Education Coalition

The Bossier Education Coalition is committed to providing support for Bossier Schools in their efforts to continue to provide the best possible working environment for their employees and learning environment for their students.


Join their Facebook group here!

CONFERENCE ALERT: The LIT Summit

Educators, get LIT up by learning more about technology, leadership, and instruction!


June 20, 2019

DeSoto, TX


Save $10 on registration when you use the promo code ALEXANDER or register at bit.ly/tenofflit.


Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.


Register Today: www.thelitsummit.com

Conference Alert: A+PEL Summer Conference

All educators (not just A+PEL members) are welcome at Camp A+PEL!


June 5-6, 2019

Baton Rouge, LA



Every year, teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators, counselors, librarians, and university students attend!

Scholarships for PD with Code.org

Code.org is offering full-ride scholarships for thousands of eligible K-12 teachers attending our professional learning workshops.


Already an experienced CS teacher? You can nominate a fellow teacher who you think would make an amazing CS teacher. They’ll get an email notifying them that they’ve been nominated, and that will hopefully encourage them to apply!

Take and Train Tech Series: Student Cyber Safety

https://youtu.be/FpL37l1pJd0

🌈 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.

Kami Heroes

💡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.

Price Drop for Google Classes...NOW ONLY $110

Google Level 2 Certification Class Coming in Spring 2019

💯 FREEBIES

Follow the directions for each Freebie!

👀 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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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: www.educatoralexander.com.