Uniquely Qualified Instructor
Desiree Alexander is an experienced secondary ELA teacher and Google Certified Innovator and Trainer. Desiree has been a Featured Presenter at many international conferences, such as ISTE, FETC, TCCA and more. Desiree has received numerous awards for her work in instructional technology including Top 30 Technologist by the Center for Digital Education, PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator for her home state and Leader of the Year for her region's Association of Computer Using Educators.
Desiree is passionate about helping fellow ELA teachers discover practical ways to leverage Google Classroom, tools, apps, and Chrome extensions to greatly enhance ELA learning in their classrooms. Desiree has co-authored multiple books and is the author of Making Best Use of Google Classroom to Strengthen Your ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS Instruction (Grades 6-12), the extensive digital resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar.
Join Desiree for an outstanding day full of specific ways you can get the most out of Google Classroom to strengthen instruction in your Middle and High School English/Language Arts classroom
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"This was the most useful workshop I have attended in terms of gaining tools to bring back to my classroom! I loved the differentiation provided for new users and seasoned users of Google Classroom! Thank you for all of the fantastic resources!"
Kendra Leavitt, High School ELA Teacher
"Desiree's seminar was instructive and engaging, and she was excellent! Time flew by and I was surprised when the day was over."
Karen Adrian, Teacher
"Wow! What a wealth of information. I'm so looking forward to using many of the techniques I've learned about today. I'm also thrilled with the handbook. It's a terrific resource that I'm sure will get lots of use."
Donna Coppola, Middle School English Teacher
"Desiree did an excellent job! I learned a lot! Her content was relevant for people of all levels and her tone was inviting and laid back. I appreciate all the resources."
Angela Brown, Teacher
"Desiree Alexander is an excellent presenter! She is dynamic, prepared and practical. This seminar is well designed to reach all participants' level of comfort and experience."
Karen Clements, Teacher
"Desiree did a fantastic job of providing helpful information for teachers at all levels of Google experience! I learned a ton of tips and tricks I can immediately apply to my classroom."
Megan Komp, Middle School ELA Teacher
"Thanks so much for all the info. Desiree did a great job of differentiating and having enough content to keep experienced users busy while providing beginners with the basics. Good practice. Loved learning about new and upcoming features of Google Classroom!"
Lindsay Connally, ELA Teacher
"Desiree was amazing! She is very knowledgeable about technology and Language Arts instruction. I highly recommend her as a presenter!"
Misty Smith, Teacher
"This was amazing. I learned so much – this was exactly what I needed to help increase my use of technology in the classroom. Desiree held my attention the entire conference."
Sara Gray, High School English Teacher