2011-11-09 iNACOL Virtual School Symposium

Welcome to the Google Workshop for Educators! Be prepared to learn, engage, share, and participate during this high-energy, practical, hands on workshop! This web page will be our primary resource throughout the day. You are encouraged to access this page through the following short URL: bit.ly/inacol-gwe or, by scanning the QR code. 


  1. Welcome (8-8:30am)
  2. Search - (8:30-9:30) -Break-
  3. Docs (9:40 -12:00) -Lunch (12-1:00)
  4. Maps (1-2:00)
  5. Google Apps for Education - (2-3:00)
  6. Google Moderator (3-3:15) -Break + Voting -
  7. Even More (3:30 - 4:15)
  8. Reflection & Conclusion (4:15-5:00)
About Your Lead Learners

John R. Sowash
I am the director of online learning for Global Christian School Online, a division of Southfield Christian School where I also teach high school yearbook. I am a Google Certified teacher and a Google Apps certified trainer. 

I am married to my wonderful wife Nellie and together we are raising our two children, Jonelle and John. We live in South Eastern Michigan. 

John R. Sowash, M.Ed
Twitter: @jrsowash
Professional Blog: The Electric Educator
Google Profile (links to all of my social media feeds)
I'm an independent contractor based in St. Louis, MO. For the past 9 years I've worked as an  instructional contract trainer for Discovery.
My husband and I are huge fans of the St. Louis Cardinals and enjoy visiting our two children who are currently in graduate programs in Memphis, TN and Lawrence, KS.
Cindy L. Lane, MSEd
Twitter: clane
Skype: cindylanestl
Andy Crozier
I am the Superintendent/ Principal at Andrew Community School District in Andrew, IA. Before Andrew CSD, I worked at Grant Wood Area Education Agency, and taught elementary at Louisa-Muscatine in Eastern Iowa. I'm a Google Certified Teacher, Google Apps Trainer, and Apple Distinguished Educator. 

My wife, Julie Crozier, is a middle school science teacher (also a Google Certified Teacher). We have an incredible two year old son, Caden, who keeps us on our toes everyday. 

Twitter: @acrozier22
Skype: acrozier22

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