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Date: Monday, May 8, 2017
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The College of Continuing Education and Community Service (CCECS) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo offers a mini-MERIT education technology training program from the Krause Center for Innovation (KCI) at Foothill College in Los Altos, California. The program is open to state Department of Education teachers and administrators on Hawaiʻi Island. Classes will be held simultaneously Monday-Friday, June 5-9, from 8:30 a.m. –3:30 p.m. at Hale`ōlelo, Lumi Pāhiahia, Ka Haka ʻUla O Ke`elikōlani College of Hawaiian Language at UH Hilo and at a location to be announced at the Hawaiʻi Community College Palamanui Campus in Kona.

The mini-MERIT program is designed and taught by KCI, which is one of the eight global certified Google trainers in the United States. KCI instructors will train participants on the use of digital tools to enhance student learning in the classroom and empower students to become global digital citizens. The training will utilize low and no cost technology tools, including the entire Google Apps for Education suite of applications.

The program is being offered free to approved applicants through a grant from the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation. The registration deadline is May 22 and seating is limited.

To apply, visit http://bit.ly/2oEActq. For more information, contact CCECS at 932-7830.


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