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Google for Beginners Summer Workshop: Leveraging Google Tools for Student Engagement
Director of Online Learning | Instructor
Avra Robinson is the Director of Online Learning and an Instructor for EdTechTeacher, as well as an Adjunct Faculty member for Kishwaukee College in Malta, Illinois. An authorized Google Education Trainer and dedicated educational technologist, Avra has been working with teachers and students for over 20 years. Prior to joining EdTechTeacher, Avra was first a classroom teacher and later the Instructional Technology Coordinator and coach for a K-8 school district in Northern Illinois. During that time, she worked with teachers and students on a daily basis as they worked towards total Common Core State Standards integration in a 1:1 program that included Chromebooks, iPads, and Windows laptops. Avra has presented at local and regional conferences sharing ideas about digital publishing, coaching teachers, Google Apps for Education, and more.
SACRED HEART SCHOOL
6250 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660
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Transportation & Parking
The school is served by public transportation, with bus stops at our front door (CTA routes #147 and #151) and the Granville “L” station (Red Line) 1½ blocks west.
School Parking Lots:
Visitors to Sacred Heart may use three lots adjacent to the school.
- The Schools’ main lot is located at the corner of Granville Avenue and Kenmore Avenue. To access lot, enter the alley from Granville and head south.
- Additional spaces are available behind (west of) the corner brownstone at 6200 N. Sheridan Road. Enter from Granville.
- An additional school parking lot is located at 6215 N. Kenmore Avenue, immediately west of Sheridan Road. To access lot, enter from Kenmore heading north
The Ismaili Center parking lot, located on the northeast corner of Broadway Avenue and Rosemont Avenue, is often a good option. Parking is available from 7:30 am to 4 pm. You must be out of the lot by 4 pm or risk being towed. If the gate is closed at the driveway, simply push it open.
You may also park at Shoreline Towers Condominium at 6301 N. Sheridan Road, located on the northeast corner of Sheridan Road and Rosemont Avenue. The parking garage is located beneath the building. The parking fee is 1-4 hrs. = $6; 4-12 hrs. = $10; and 12-24 hrs. = $15.
Metered public parking can be found on Granville, Rosemont and other nearby streets.
All workshops will run from 8:30 – 3:30
There will be a one hour lunch break, please bring a lunch or order on your own.
“I loved the small, personalized class size. I also appreciated the time to just play with the different apps and create projects specific to our curriculum.”
Needham Public Schools
ATTENDED BOSTON 2018
“I was able to ask a lot of questions and got all my answers.”
American Embassy School, New Delhi India
ATTENDED BOSTON 2018