CDI Partners With EdTechTeam to Offer Professional Development Opportunities to Teachers
News / September 6, 2017
Google for Education workshops will give teachers skills to fully leverage the power of education-ready Chromebooks in K-12 classrooms.CDI Computer Dealers, a leading provider of education technology solutions to U.S. K-12 institutions, announces a new partnership with EdTechTeam, a California-based company specializing in professional development for teachers. The partnership will provide teachers with access to professional development workshops focused on using Chromebooks in the classroom. Both organizations are established Google for Education partners. EdTechTeam’s staff of Google Innovators and Certified Trainers will lead the workshops.
CDI offers K-12 schools and districts competitively priced, top-brand Chromebooks backed by exceptional warranties and a comprehensive set of services including planning, customization and deployment. CDI’s alliance with EdTechTeam is the latest in a series of strategic partnerships that allow K-12 schools and districts to get the greatest value from their investments in technology. Other partners include, Impero Software, CoastTec, Higher Ground and GoGuardian.
“Given the rise of Chrome-based learning, we saw the need to offer teachers new learning opportunities to complement the hardware adoption. With our partnership with EdTechTeam, our customers will get world-class professional development designed to help them gain the knowledge, skills and resources to deliver high-quality digital lessons using Chromebooks.”
Glenn Collins, Vice President of Mobile Computing at CDI.
“To date, more than 1,800 schools in North America have partnered with CDI to deploy more than 250,000 Chromebooks,” noted Glenn Collins, Vice President of Mobile Computing at CDI.
CDI currently offers K-12 schools and districts competitively priced, top-brand Chromebooks backed by exceptional warranties and a comprehensive set of services including planning, customization and deployment.
The partnership with EdTechTeam will provide teachers who are transitioning to digital learning and Chromebooks with access to a full range of EdTechTeam professional development workshops, including:
- Introduction to Chromebooks and Chrome OS
- Maximizing functionality of Chrome Apps and Extensions
- Introduction to G Suite
- Implementing G Suite in the classroom
- Google Drive and Classroom workflows