Great Plains Summit: July 16th to 17th, 2020
2022 Great Plains Summit

Google Workspace for Education Editions and Storage - Admin Roadmap

Session Description

In this IT focused session we will review recent changes to Google Workspace for Education. We will cover what new editions are available and how they may fit into your Google roadmap at your school or district. Google has reimagined its paid options for Workspace, giving schools the flexibility to select, plan and deliver the features and impact that fits schools best. The session will continue with a deep dive into the announced 2022 storage changes, whether or not the changes will affect your environment and provide real tools and resources to determine and track your storage footprint. This session is for any stakeholders, Workspace for Education Admins or decision makers that plan and drive their Google for Education use and adoption at their organization

Audience: Google Admins, IT Staff, CTO/CIO

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Session Presenters

Tom Woods
Google for Education Training Lead
AmplifiedIT

A Google Cloud Certified Administrator, Certified Deployment Specialist and Amplified Admin with over 26 years in IT and 20 years in K-12 educational technology. Tom brings unique insights into the planning, implementation and support of Google for Education in the K-12 space. CDW Amplified for Education is an education-focused Google technical consultancy. They work throughout North America with schools and districts ranging in size from a few hundred students, to over 500,000 students. Amplified IT works with schools, districts and the Google EDU team to create best practices for the deployment of Google for Education. Amplified IT empowers schools IT staff through tools and services like their GFE Audit, GFE Kickstart and Amplified Labs tools.


Eric Sizemore
Google for Education Training Consultant
AmplifiedIT

Eric lives in Oklahoma and joined the Amplified IT team in 2020 after working 8 years as a Technology Director in public schools. During his time in the public education system he helped move multiple districts to Google for Education both directly and indirectly through consultative support to other districts. Today, he is a Technical Account Manager who works with school districts on understanding all things Google for Education and partner products for K12. Eric received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith in Media Communications and his MBA from Western Governors University in IT Management. When he isn’t working he enjoys kayaking, yelling at the TV when the Sooners are playing, attending OKC Thunder games, and taking road trips with his dog Riley. His favorite food is tacos and his favorite drink is a COOP F5 IPA.