Great Plains Summit 2021

We are getting ready for the 2021 Summit!

The Great Plains Summit is a 2 day virtual conference focused on the use of Google Workspace for Education in K-12 environments as well as other tech topics such as AR/VR, tech leadership and engaging learners of all ages.

This year's summit will happen July 13–14, 2021.

Topics range from classroom tools like Google Classroom, Google Docs and Forms to exploration and research apps such as Google Earth and YouTube. The Great Plains Summit, due to the coronavirus, will be presented online for this, its ninth year.

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2021 Presenters

Stay tuned as we continue to add to this list!

Eric Curts

Technology Integration Specialist

Curtsworks LLC

Canton, OH

Book Author

Nadine Gilkison

District Technology Integration Specialist

Franklin Township Schools

Indianapolis, IN

Jessica Lenore Williams

Technology Department Head

Illing Middle School

Manchester, CT

Paula Martinez



Madrid, Spain

Derek McCoy

Director of Innovation and Learning

Grady County Schools

Cairo, GA

Book Author

John Meehan

English teacher, instructional coach

Bishop O’Connell High School

Arlington, VA

Book Author

Donnie Piercey

Fifth grade teacher

Fayette County Public Schools

Lexington, KY

Traci Plitz

Kindergarten teacher and K-3 technology integration specialist

Billings Public Schools

Billings, MT

Wanda Terral

Director of Technology

Lakeland School System

Memphis, TN



The Great Plains Summit is the perfect starting point for your journey if you are new to The Google Workspace for Education. From Docs to Sheets to Forms, we offer a variety of sessions aimed at the novice user. Walk in as a beginner, walk out with confidence!


Climb Higher

Ready to take your Google Apps skills to the next level? Our presenters are ready to pull you up. Use scripting to tie Google apps together to create powerful workflows or see how to manage a school or district full of users and devices using the Administrator Dashboard.



We bring in some of the most-skilled and best-presenting k-12 edtech speakers from around the country. They can't wait to share their knowledge and experience with you.