Showing posts from October, 2014

AppsEvents launches the ‘AppsEvents Certified Admin’ (ACA) certification for Educators

AppsEvents are delighted to announce today the launch of our ‘AppsEvents Certified Admin’ (ACA) course for Google Apps administrators in schools. Google Apps Admins perform many of the 'behind the scenes' tasks such as creating and managing students and teachers. The course is 'entry level' and focused on getting people with basic or no admin experience to 'level up' and be able to administer a Google Apps Domain. The certification shows you have a basic level of knowledge and enough to be let loose on a live Google Apps domain.

Based on our experience with hosting over 100 ‘in person’ admin sessions at schools across the world we designed the certification to be completely education focused and responsive to the demands of what is actually required to administer a Google Apps domain with teachers and students day in and day out.

It’s equally focused on teaching and non teaching staff and one of the reasons we started the program was to help with the democratiz…

New 'Featured Speaker' Badge Announced for Regular Summit Speakers

Currently all speakers at AppsEvents summits can use the electronic 'Summit Speaker' badge and in addition we are delighted to announce today the new 'Featured Speaker' badge for regular presenters.

All speakers who have presented three or more summit sessions are eligible to use the new badge and in addition can use it as soon as their third session is confirmed by +Guen Sayson and +Allison Mollica. The badge can be used on Google+, Twitter, Facebook, personal website/blog, school website, presentation and email signature.

Our first batch of 'physical' metal lapel badges disappeared pretty quickly on our Asian summit tour but we have placed a large second order, so all 2015 speakers and featured speakers will also receive a metal lapel speakers badge going forward.

Thanks again to our amazing speakers in September. We had a record seven summits in September 2014 year and truly some world class presenters including +Robert Appino+Gary Johnston+Paul Swanson+Bac…