Liberty-Eylau Educator to Become ‘Google Certified’ at Google Teacher Academy

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Walnut Creek, CA, October 22, 2014 — Google(tm) has selected Liberty-Eylau ISD Technology Integration Specialist Stormy Cullum as an attendee at the next Google Teacher Academy, to be held in Austin, TX on December 2-3, 2014.

The Google Teacher Academy is a two-day intensive program that recognizes educators who are doing innovative and exciting things in their classrooms with technology, Stormy was honored to be selected and represent Liberty-Eylau ISD.

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50 participants will get hands-on experience with Google’s products and technologies, learn about innovative instructional strategies, and receive resources to share with colleagues. Upon completion, Academy participants become Google Certified Teachers who share what they learn with other educators in their local regions and beyond.

Google Certified Teachers are exceptional educators with a passion for using innovative tools to improve teaching and learning, as well as creative leaders and ambassadors for change. They are recognized experts and widely admired for their commitment to high expectations for students, lifelong learning and collaboration.

The topic of integrating technology into education is a controversial yet vital conversation we all need to be having. If you are interested, Stormy would be thrilled to share her experience at the Google Teacher Academy with your readers.

The Google Certified Teacher program was launched in 2006 with the first Academy held at Google headquarters in Mountain View. The program has since held academies across the US, Australia, and U.K., expanding the ranks of Google Certified Teachers to over 800 educators worldwide. The Google Teacher Academy is produced by Google, in collaboration with Computer-Using Educators (CUE, Inc), an educational non-profit organization.

For more information visit www.google.com/edu/gta or contact Google at press@google.com.

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