Spring CUE Offers Free and Paid Workshops

FREE access to ALL of our free workshops with your paid registration.

Free workshops will fill up. Reserve one of our paid workshops. See details below for more information.

(*conference registration required to attend free workshops)

FREE PRE-CONFERENCE Workshops

How to Start Making PBL Great PBL

How to Start Making PBL Great PBL

Wednesday, March 14 | 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm | FREE

How can PBL be a fulfilling experience that is as energizing for teachers as it
is for all students, regardless of their background? Let’s experience how technology can take high-quality PBL to take teaching and learning to the next.

In this exclusive CUE workshop, you will have the opportunity to experience elements of PBL in order to feel the power of this instructional practice, gain an understanding of what constitutes high-quality PBL, how to leverage technology to facilitate learning that promotes equity regardless of the grade or subject matter. Participants will walk away with resources and ideas that they can implement in their classrooms.

MIE Teacher Academy - Minecraft: Education Edition

MIE Teacher Academy - Minecraft: Education Edition

Wednesday, March 14 | 9:30 am - 5:30 pm | FREE

Minecraft: Education Edition is an open world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is your imagination. During this 1-day, in-person Teacher Academy, you will:
Learn about Minecraft: Education Edition, its place in learning, and unique features suited for teaching & learning with immersive games.  
Become a Minecraft player. Learn the controls, crafting, and game features necessary to gain confidence and lower anxiety about game-based learning.
Learn strategies, tips, and tricks to integrate Minecraft into your classroom. Learn what’s worked for educators successfully teaching with Minecraft, along with resources you can bring back to your own classroom.
Take a learner’s role, and walk through a learning experience featuring Minecraft. Then, move through examples traversing grade span and subject area, demonstrating the global applicability of Minecraft in schools.
MIE Teacher Academy

MIE Teacher Academy

Wednesday, March 14 | 10:30 am - 5:30 pm | FREE

K-12 Teachers- Join us for the Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Teacher Academy to learn more about Microsoft’s hottest tools and resources to empower your students to achieve more!  Bring your own Windows 10 device to this one-day professional learning experience to learn how to maximize your use of Windows and take an immersive deep dive into the new Microsoft Classroom in O365 for Education. You will get the opportunity to explore tools such as OneNote, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Forms, and Sway, including how to provide your students with learning experiences beyond the 4 walls in your classroom using Skype in the Classroom and the online Microsoft Educator Community.
TWO DAY - MIE Trainer Academy

TWO DAY - MIE Trainer Academy

Friday, March 16 | 10:00 am - 4:30 pm | BYOL | $225

This is a two-day academy.
K-12 teacher trainers responsible for delivering professional development training- Join us for the Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Trainer Academy to learn more about Microsoft’s hottest tools and resources to empower your teachers and students to achieve more!  Attend this 2-day in-depth professional learning experience to learn how to maximize the use of Windows and take an immersive deep dive into the new Microsoft Classroom in O365 for Education. You will get the opportunity to explore tools such as OneNote Class Notebooks, Docs.com, Microsoft Forms, Sway, and Office Mix, including how to provide teachers and students with learning experiences beyond the 4 walls of the classroom using Skype in the Classroom and the online Microsoft Educator Community. *This free workshop is a train the trainer model and will provide you with the skills and materials necessary for you to redeliver Microsoft in Education training to other educators.
Krause Center for Innovation - California’s Innovative Learning Center

Krause Center for Innovation - California’s Innovative Learning Center

Wednesday, March 14 | 2:30 pm - 5:30 am | FREE

Learn about the KCI, a great professional learning option in California. Join us for a variety of classroom tips and tricks that you can implement right away. By the end of the session, you will have plenty of resources to engage your students and parents. During the session we will provide opportunities for free learning programs.

Learn about the KCI, a great professional learning option in California. We offer a variety of professional learning programs, college courses, workshops and events. Some programs pay you to attend. Some college credit courses are less than $100 with many courses available online, allowing attendance from anywhere in the state.

Google Workshop - CUE Launch

Google Workshop - CUE Launch

Thursday, March 15 | 10:00 am - 4:30 pm | $225

SOLD OUT

A1 – Google Workshop for Educators – CUE Launch
The Google Workshop for Educators – CUE Launch is a fresh, new approach to the meaningful implementation of the Google Education Suite. The CUE Launch is a full-day of collaborative, hands-on and pedagogically-focused work. Participants will take a deep dive into Collaboration, Curation, Organization, and Communication through G Suite. All Launch events are aligned to the Google Educator Level 1 Exam. One complimentary Google Educator Level 1 Exam voucher will be issued to each registered participant. Participants may take the Google Educator Level 1 Exam following the workshop.
This workshop is for Google users who want to increase skills in and knowledge of the pedagogical application of the Google Education Suite and who have a goal of earning Google Educator Level 1 certification. Participants need to bring their own laptop. Participants who arrive with a tablet only will have limited functionality with course content and hands-on work.
CUE is an official Google for Education Partner.
This workshop is for Google users who want to increase skills in and knowledge of the pedagogical application of the Google Education Suite and who have a goal of earning Google Educator Level 1 certification. Participants need to bring their own laptop. Participants who arrive with a tablet only will have limited functionality with course content and hands-on work.
CUE is an official Google for Education Partner.
Deploy iOS Hands-On Workshop by the CUE Deployment Squadron

Deploy iOS Hands-On Workshop by the CUE Deployment Squadron

Thursday, March 15 | 10:00 am - 4:30 am | $225

A2 – Deploy iOS Hands-On Workshop by the CUE Deployment Squadron

Attendees of this session will have hands-on experiences in deploying iOS Devices, configuring a free MDM and filter to support 1:1 and mass deployments. Join CUE IT experts that deploy over 40,000 devices a year in their districts for a workshop dedicated to technology managers that deploy iPad in schools and districts of all sizes. Get an overview of Apple School Manager, the Classroom app, Shared iPad and more. CUE’s Tech Manager-Level Lead Learners will lead the session and bring their country-wide real-world experience managing iPad and Mac with the latest technologies from Apple.

Equipment will be provided for you to use during the workshop.
Google Workshop for Educators (Intermediate/Advanced)

Google Workshop for Educators (Intermediate/Advanced)

Friday, March 16 | 10:00 am - 4:30 pm | BYOL | $225

SOLD OUT

B1 – Google Workshop for Educators (Intermediate/Advanced)
The Intermediate/Advanced Google Workshop for Educators (GWE) introduces participants to innovative ways the Google Suite for Education can be leveraged in education. A full day of fast-paced presentations and hands-on activities includes experience with advanced search techniques, collaborative web-based applications, and inspirational instructional strategies. GWE presenters are Google Certified Innovators or Google Certified Trainers who share ways they’ve implemented tools such as Google Docs, Slides, Forms, Sites, and more. Upon completion, participants are given access to the Google Workshops for Educators Network (GWEN), an online community focused on supporting educators as they learn more about the power of Google to drive student learning.
This workshop is for intermediate/advanced Google users. Participants need to bring their own laptop. Participants who arrive with a tablet only will have limited functionality with hands-on work.
CUE is an official Google for Education Partner.

You can add workshops online during registration or if you have already registered for the Spring CUE Conference.

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Please Note: This page is just a listing of workshops. For current availability, please view in the registration web store.

Workshop FAQs

  • Cost is in addition to conference registration.
  • You must register for the Full conference in order to attend.
  • Registration materials must be picked up at the PSCC Lobby, prior to attending. Tickets are required for admission.
  • Fees per workshop noted individually.
  • Some workshops may be sold-out.
  • No refunds.
  • All sales are final.

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