Educator Alexander's Newsletter

February News


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.


For more information and to register, go to

Flocabulary Black History Rap Contest: ENTER NOW!

As part of our Black History Rap Contest, we’re inviting students, (grades 3-12) to submit a rap about a black American, living or deceased, who has made an impact on history, and whom we haven’t yet covered. The winner will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to our headquarters in Brooklyn, New York to help record their song with a Flocab rapper. Yes, you read that right!

So Many Opportunities with!!!

Find out more about opportunities for free workshops, scholarships to attend Academies, becoming a facilitator and so much more. Some applications are NOW OPEN, so do not wait to look at this information.

Verizon Reverses the Fee for Remind---It Remains Free

From Remind:

We’re thrilled to share the news: Thanks to you, Verizon has informed us that they will #ReverseTheFee. As a result, we can continue to offer text notifications as part of the Remind service. There will be no service disruption for Verizon Wireless customers.

Collaboration Tools Suggestions by Kasey Bell

15 Collaborative Tools for Your Classroom That Are NOT Google

Effective Strategies for Struggling Learners Seminar in CA, TN, FL and LA

Two informative and dynamic days with author and national presenter Larry Bell!

Sessions in CA, TN, FL and LA

More information here.

SLLA 6990 Test Prep is Now Available

The updated SLLA Test Prep is now available. Find more information about which test your state accepts to become certified as an educational leader here.

Find Test Prep Classes here.

Find the Successful School Leadership Through PSEL video here.

Apple Distinguished Educator applications are open!

ADE applications are now open! Click here to start your application.

4.0 Schools Fellowships interest forms are now open!

Do you have an idea to help education?

See a need in your community but don’t know where to start?

Get help and money to help your idea come to life by applying for a 4.0 School Fellowship! Applications open in March, but you can fill out an interest form now so you can be notified when it is time to apply.

Get more information here!

Fill out an interest form here!

🌈 Google Updates

Here are some updates from Google!
Click the video below to GET STARTED WITH GOOGLE DRIVE!

A Couple More Google Updates

Google Doodle Student Contest

New Google Innovator Cohorts Released

Locked Mode in Google Form Quizzes Beta has started!

If you want to be a part of the beta test group, you can express interest in the beta by completing this form. However, your G Suite for Education Administrator must sign the Pre-General Availability Program Addendum. You can encourage your administrator to sign the agreement with this sample email.

💻 📱 Tech Certification of the Month

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

💡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 by February 28, 2019


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: