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VITAL Google Summit

On Saturday, August 24th, the Putnam County School system will be offering a free professional development opportunity for teachers in Tennessee. The VITAL Google Summit is a unique Google event giving a behind-the-scenes look at how schools across Tennessee are transforming their approach to teaching and learning with the goal of personalizing student learning. The morning will consist of networking, vision, district spotlight and keynote by Wesley Hall. The afternoon will include four 50 minute breakout sessions focused on Administration Leadership, CTE, STEM/Makerspace, Elementary, Middle, and High School uses of Google and Personalized Learning in the classroom. The day will end with an edcamp.

Where: Prescott South Middle School – 1859 S. Jefferson Avenue, Cookeville, TN 38506

When: Saturday, August 24th

Find more info on their website: VITAL Google Summit

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Colby Burris

Colby is a product of Bradley County Schools and spent 17 years teaching instrumental music at Walker Valley High School before becoming a tech coach in January of 2019. He is a Google Certified Educator Level 2 and an Apple Teacher. Colby specializes in audio, video, and graphic media creation and integration.

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