CESA 5 Presents: Google for Education Technical Conference

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Agency: CESA 5
Agency Contact: Heather Fish
Agency Assistant: Elizabeth Graff 608-745-5460
Location: Glacier Canyon Conference Center at The Wilderness
45 Hillman Rd
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Facility: Sandstone Ballroom
7/16/2018 09:00 AM - 03:15 PM
7/17/2018 09:00 AM - 03:15 PM

Join us for the 2nd annual Google for Education Technical Conference, held at the Wilderness Resort in the beautiful Wisconsin Dells.  This two-day event for Google Admins creates an incredible opportunity to learn from some of the best Google for Education Admins in the country!

While various topics will be covered, the mornings will feature three-hour workshops and afternoon sessions will be spent getting acquainted with new ideas and tools you can use in your district.

If you are a Google for Education Admin, you won't want to miss this conference!

Morning (3-Hour) Workshops include:
- Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About GAM But Were Afraid to Ask
- Advanced GAM: Not for the Faint of Heart
- Work Smarter, Not Harder: Chromebook Enrollment
- Admin Console Best Practices
- Admin Console: A Closer Look
- Google Workflows Workshop
- Chrome Management for Schools 

Afternoon (1-Hour) Sessions Include:
- Google for Education Security
- You Down With GCP? Google Cloud Platform
- Sheets 501
- Admin 101
-Google for Education Security
- 3rd Party Tool Options for Admin
- Citrix: Desktop as a Service for Chromebooks
- Protecting Students on Your Digital Playgrounds
- What's New for Admins?
- Android on Chromebooks
- Student Help Desk
- Just Ask Cyrus (Cyrus Mistry via Hangout)

Click here for conference website.

About Simple EdTech:

Simple EdTech is a company founded by four Technology Directors with over 50 years of combined experience in the IT world of education.  They are not a sales company, they only offer training, support, and guidance.  Their expertise comes from their experience in working with schools all over the globe and, through this experience, they have developed best practices for educational settings.
Click here for their website.

For conference content questions, please contact Lance Lennon:

~Registration Information~ 

Registration fee*:
*Includes continental breakfast and lunch, both days

  • Early Bird Pricing through 5/25/18: $275  (Don't delay!)
  • Price after 5/25/18: $299

Are you thinking about which fiscal year you'd like to pay from? No problem: CLICK HERE

Registration deadline: 7/11/18

If you are having any trouble with registration or creating a registration account, please contact Elizabeth Graff: 608-745-5472 or

Out of state registrants, please follow these steps when registering/creating your myquickreg account:

1) Under Organization type, select:
     -School district not in WI or Agency/Organization

2) Scroll through the drop-down box to select your district/agency/organization.  If it is not listed, select:
     -My organization is not listed above. I want to enter my organization. (This will prompt you to fill in address info.)
         -Agency: Select CESA 5, then enter your organization information. 

~Lodging Information~

  • Discounted rooms 7/15 and/or 7/16 at Glacier Canyon Lodge @ the Wilderness: double queen with couch: $189.99 per night
    Rates are subject to state and local taxes (currently 12.25%) in effect at the time of check in, and a taxable $19.95 Resort Fee.
    Includes water park passes! 
  • Call 1-800-867-9453 and mention CESA 5 Google for Education Technical Conference, Leader # 663249
  • Discounted rates only apply until June 13, 2018 or when the lodging block is filled

Why not make it a mini vacation by booking a room at the Wilderness Resort?  Bring your family and they can enjoy the waterpark while you tech out with us! Join them afterwards and reflect upon all the awesome things you are learning at the conference!

The Wilderness Resort consists of over 600 wooded acres in Wisconsin Dells and is home to The Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort, Wilderness on the Lake & Glacier Canyon Lodge. Combined, these three properties offer 4 indoor and four outdoor waterparks that total nearly 500,000 square feet – that’s over 12 football fields of extreme water fun! All guest rooms include waterpark passes for all registered guests, plus access to all resort amenities, restaurants and attractions including Timberland Playhouse, OK Corral Lazer Tag Arena, Northern Lights Sky Ropes Course and our award winning Wild Rock Golf Course just to name a few.

Click here for a full list of Wisconsin Dells attractions.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Registrants receive a full refund if they cancel at least 2 weeks before the event. Because of commitments to the venue, presenters, vendors and participants, no refund of any kind, for any reason, will be given for cancellation requests received after July 2, 2018. Registrations ARE transferable within your organization. CESA 5 WILL NOT CANCEL THE EVENT DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. CESA 5 reserves the right to cancel any event. Registrants will be notified via email if a cancellation occurs and will receive a full refund. This policy replaces the cancellation policy stated below.


Cancellation Policy: Registered participants will receive a full refund if they cancel prior to 3 working days before an event, minus any material costs that have already been incurred. Because of our commitment to the trainer and the food vendor, participants who cancel less than 3 working days or do not attend, will be billed the full fee. CESA 5 reserves the right to cancel any event. Registered participants will be notified via email if a cancellation occurs and will receive a full refund. Inclement weather policy: Every effort will be made to hold an event. CESA 5 will notify participants via email as soon as possible if an event has been cancelled due to weather conditions.