Helping School Administrators Conquer Email and Survive Meetings

Session Description

This session will focus on tips and tricks in Gmail, Drive, and Docs to help school administrators become more productive on a daily basis in communications and in meetings. If you are the one drowning in emails, and cringing during ineffective meetings, this session will help you with some easy strategies that you can take back to your team.


Helpful Resources

Mail Help

Inbox Zero

Folders vs Labels - Remember: there is only ONE folder in Gmail


Conversation View - Break Out!

Canned Messages

Split Pane (Preview Pane)

Security - Where am I signed in?


Inbox Layouts

Multiple Inboxes

Read and Organize Emails

Find Emails

Send Email


Group Document Trick

Writing Mass Emails

Google Groups

Calendar Help

Rocketbook - Referral Code


Session Schedule

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Session Presenter

Henry Thiele
Community School District 99 Downers Grove, IL

Dr. Henry (Hank) Thiele is the Superintendent of Community High School District 99 Downers Grove in Illinois and was formerly the Assistant Superintendent for Technology and Learning in the Maine 207 Schools in Park Ridge, IL. Before moving into his current role Hank was a high school science and music teacher for ten years while also serving in the role of technology coordinator. Hank has been a featured presenter at conferences, for corporations such as Google and Follett, and for many government agencies in Illinois. He is one of the co-founders of the Illinois Google EDU K-12 user group, Chicagoland GEG, and has supported many schools in Illinois as they transition to Google Apps for Education. Hank is a Google Certified Innovator, Administrator and Trainer. His doctoral research was some of the first work investigating “Web 2.0” and its impact on communication, learning, and efficacy in the classroom.

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