Teachers Earn Google Certified Status

We are happy to announce that over the summer five additional teachers obtained new or expanded levels of Google Certified status.  These teachers are:

Brittany Bednarczyk
Deb Romaine
Donna Schneider
Lisa Vlicky
Megan Gersch

The levels of certifications obtained by BCSD staff includes:

Google Certified Educator 1
Google Certified Educator 2

Google Certified Innovator
Google Certified Trainer

This certification process for Google Certified Educators (GCE) provides teachers with rich instruction in the application digital learning tools in a education embedded context.  The test to obtain certification is a rigorous three hour exams.  Those taking the tests are expect to apply specific digital learning tools in context of educational settings.  The Google Certified Trainer (GCT) certification requires the submission of a portfolio of artifacts including a video demo lessons and training logs and artifacts.  All certifications require annual renewal.

The Google Certified Educators and Trainers at BCSD serve as a transformative group to model on help disseminate the use of digital learning tools that are helping to redefine the educational environment at all levels of the Brewster Schools.  The 25 teachers that current are certified by Google are listed below:

NAME Building GCE1 GCE2 GCI GCT
Donna Schneider District
Peter LaMoreaux District
James Treloar District
Brendan Breen
Brittany Kozlenko BHS
Deb Romaine WMS
Elizabeth Sant BHS
Francyne Craig BHS
Jason Fidler WMS
Jessica McCann BHS
Liz Hamboussi JFK
Mike Nicastro BHS
Nora Johnston WMS
Paul George CVS
Steve Coshal CVS
Alexa Brandi-Hall District
Andy Kurtz BHS
Brittany Bednarczyk JFK
Chris Gaudio BHS
Heather Fidler JFK
Lisa Vlicky BHS
Megan Gersch JFK
Rebecca Archer BHS
Sara DiDio JFK
Scott Potusek BHS/WMS

 

Additionally, BCSD has 3 Network Specialist that are Google Certified Administrators.  These individuals develop of infrastructure and provide critical support to maintain successful integration of the G-Suite environment.  These individuals are:

John Castellano
Jennifer Piper
Emerson Segara