Google is changing the way we interact with and organize information in productive, beneficial and fun ways! This course will teach you how to support your music program with the use of Google+ and the cloud; Google Drive (including Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides and Draw); Google Hangout and Gmail, Google Calendar and Maps; and much more! These free online productivity packages are sure to make your work life easier, greener, more organized and accessible from anywhere! There is no software to install or hardware to purchase. No prior knowledge of Google Apps is necessary, however basic computer skills are needed. This class is not designed for the advanced Google user. Sign up today, and let's get Googlin'!

Instructor: Lisa Hatfield

Hatfield,_Lisa_headshot_2012Lisa Hatfield is currently in her second year as the 5th grade band teacher for all six elementary schools in Batavia, IL.  Prior to this position, she team-taught the 6-8th grade bands at Batavia’s Rotolo Middle School for 6 years.  Lisa graduated with honors from VanderCook College of Music in 2006, and also earned her Master’s in Educational and Instructional Technology from Northern Illinois University in 2011.  Lisa has presented at numerous conferences including NMSA and IMEA, VCM MECA, and most recently was a featured panelist for the 2012 NAMM Midwest Band & Orchestra Webinar.  Lisa currently resides in Aurora with her husband, David.

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