What IS the Great Plains Summit?

The Great Plains Summit is a 2 day 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 14–15, 2022.


Tom Woods and Eric Sizemore of AmplifiedIT will be offering sessions on Thursday of interest to those that administer Google Workspace for Education environments!

Britton Picciolini, Tom Chapman and Elise Hawkins from Google will be sharing information on Friday Morning about new Chromebook features and Google Data Studio

Group Rate

  • Register 10 or more and save $10 on each registration

Full Rate

  • Full Rate after May 15


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.

Celebrating 10 Years!


Summit and Lodging

We return to in-person learning for 2022 and can’t wait to see all of you! This year we reunite at our long-time-home, Southwest High School in Lincoln, Nebraska. We have also worked with our friends at the nearby Holiday Inn and the popular Graduate Hotel in the Haymarket.

Home of Summit

Southwest High School

Hotel in historic haymarket

Graduate Hotel

Hotel near summit

Holiday Inn

George Barcenas

Professional Development Trainer

Jessica Breitkreutz

Centennial Public School

Tom Chapman

Solutions Engineer

Eric Curts

Trainer and Innovator
Curtsworks LLC
Uniontown, OH

Elise Hawkins

Solutions Engineer

Lisa Highfill

Technology Integration Specialist
Pleasanton Unified School District
San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Lisa Johnson

Teacher, Author
Austin, TX

Stephanie Marie Howell

EdTech Lead
Pickerington Local Schools
Carroll, OH

Tina Nuñez

Educator and Education Leader
Albuquerque Public Schools
Albuquerque, NM

Britton Picciolini

Regional Manager — Chicago

Donnie Piercey

5th Grade Teacher
Fayette County Public Schools
Lexington, Kentucky

Eric Sizemore

Google For Education Training Consultant

Tony Vincent

Educational Consultant
Tony Vincent, Inc.
Council Bluffs, IA

Tom Woods

Google for Education Training Lead