METC's Google Extravaganza: A Summer Fiesta

Calling all Newbie’s and Ninja’s! You don't want to miss this two day event! Designed as an extension of our popular Google Mania bootcamp, the Google Extravaganza is a mixture of beginner and advanced Google Tools, Tips and Tricks, Add-Ons and Extensions.  Join select Google Certified Instructors, Innovators, Trainers and premier Featured Speakers in this engaging, hands-on event! 

You will participate in a variety of presentation styles with our high-quality METC Google Trained Community Members. Learn Google features and strategies to use in your classroom today, along with apps and shortcuts to use as a professional. Explore the tools and resources that best fit your needs, creating your own personal learning experience. Throughout the two days, dive into even more Google Apps, Extensions and Add-Ons to expand your learning and Google tool box. The hidden treasures will knock your socks off and have you saying WOW, where have I been!?

Bring your Google friendly devices: laptops, Chromebooks, tablets and 
other Android devices to participate in this two day event in partnership with the Google Educator Group of Eastern Missouri.

GEG MO Eastern


  • Learn how Google Tools and Apps can enhance your teaching and learning
  • Explore features and strategies for using Google Apps, Extensions and Add-Ons
  • Create a personal learning path to extend your Google knowledge
  • Expand your Personal Learning Network to include Google App Users

NOTE: the Urban Dictionary states: Extravaganza is anything fun that usually involves something you haven't done before with the most fun friends you know. 

Google Extravaganza Schedule      ~        Graduate Credit Through Lindenwood




METC Google Extravaganza

Greg Lawrence is currently the Director of Technology for the Wentzville School District. As a former district instructional technology coach and a middle school computer and vocal music educator, he has seen and is motivated by the engagement technology creates. Greg has been instrumental in training and supporting Wentzville's 250+ high school educators as they began their 1:1 Student Initiative. He has worked with many school districts and presented at many regional and state conferences.

He is a Discovery STAR educator, serves on the METC PAC, ETA of STL Board (past), is a SMART Certified Trainer, and an adjunct professor for Missouri Baptist University. He is also a certified LoTi (Level of Teaching Innovation) Mentor. Greg was chosen as a Spotlight Educator for the Midwest Education Technology Conference (METC).

Greg is also a Google Apps Certified Administrator, Google for Education Certified Trainer, Google for Education Certified Innovator, and a co-leader for GEG (Google Educator Group) Eastern Missouri. He is also an Ambassador for WeVideo.

Breakout Session Topics:

* Video Creation with a Chromebook? Absolutely!
* reThink with Google and Starbucks
* Empowering A World of Creators

Featured Lunch Session:

* Your Classroom: Inspired by Google

Google Extravaganza Schedule     ~    Graduate Credit Through Lindenwood

METC Google Extravaganza Speakers