Using Google Tools In School Leadership

Clock Hours

This course is scheduled for 4 hours. Work at your own pace and schedule. You can stop in the middle of a lesson and pick up from where you left off at another time. 

Learn how to:

  • Create a Google Document
  • Share the document with your staff
  • Add items to the calendar
  • Attach agendas, documents, and more to the calendar.


The purpose of this course is to help educators and principals consider how to use Google to become organized so that they can lead, learn, and manage using technology.

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Google

Discover the basics of Google Apps and how to get started. Consider the benefits and barriers of using Google tools in your school.

Lesson 2 - Using Google to Manage

Consider how Google tools can improve communication in your school among faculty and leadership. Review examples of using Google for flipping a faculty meeting.

Lesson 3 - Using Google to Lead

Evaluate how the Google can help maintain order in the school and increase organization. Examine how Google calendar is used to lead faculty to finding important documents and materials.

Lesson 4 - Using Google to learn

Examine how Google can be used to onboard new teachers and staff.

Requirements for Completion

  • Access all content and then write a discussion entry per module (4 total) sharing how you will use the information in your classroom or teaching. 

No Required Textbook