Amanda has 25+ years in education, working in Indiana, Madrid, Spain, and Mexico City, Mexico. Over the course of ten years in Mexico City, she gained Spanish linguistic skills and deeper cultural awareness. She has worked with students and families who were multilingual and multicultural in K-12 international school settings, urban/rural settings, and online courses. Amanda has worked with the Indiana transition cadre and individual students with Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD). She is a Google Certified Educator and has extensive experience in serving as an instructional leader for education programs, professional development, and training and curriculum development for other educators.
All of the trainings below can be requested by contacting the corresponding specialist at any time. You can find additional training sessions provided by the PATINS team on our Professional Development Guide.
Using technology intentionally cannot only engage our learners through independence but support student outcomes. This 1-hour webinar will cover Chrome/Google tools and demonstrate the specific use of them in Elementary, Middle, High School, and for educators. Get ready for an interactive and lively session hosted by enthusiastic and energetic hosts who are passionate about access for ALL.
Attendees will leave with tools for immediate implementation and renewed excitement for tech in the classroom. This webinar is available for in-person and individualized training upon request.
This session will provide tips for educators on accessibility features of the Chromebook. This session is designed to help educators locate, activate, and understand the use of accessibility features of the Chromebook. There will be some extra extension features for fun, too! Get ready to crack open your Chomebooks!