Building inclusive learning environments that close the achievement gap through Google for Education and accessible technologies.

Access to Learning Summit

Google brought technology into the hands of students through Chromebooks, Google Classroom, and G Suite. These technologies, together with accessible tools, have potential to give students access to their full capabilities like never before.

The Access to Learning Summits focus on:

Learning-focused features in Chrome, Google Classroom, and G Suite

Accessible technologies that help students access their full reading and writing capabilities

Hands-on activities (designed by EdTechTeam) with the latest 2-in-1 touchscreen Chromebooks

Collaboration with other school districts to close the achievement gap


Who should attend?

The summit was designed for anyone who is interested in finding the right pathways to help all students learn—including those with dyslexia, learning disabilities, at-risk, and students working toward English Language Proficiency.

  • • Instructional Technology Coordinators
  • • Special Education Directors / Coordinators
  • • Principals
  • • Assistant Superintendents
  • • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • • Occupational Therapists
  • • Dyslexia Specialists
  • • Assistive Technology Specialists
  • • ELL Coordinators
  • • Learning Specialists
  • • Technology Specialists
  • • Title 1 Coordinators
  • • Intervention Specialists
  • • Educators integrating technology into the classroom


Q: What is the role of Google for Education in this summit?

A: Don Johnston partnered with Google for Education on developing this event series. It is hosted by Don Johnston, but integrates Google for Education features and Don Johnston learning tools.

Q: Is there a fee to attend the summit?

A: There is no fee to attend the summit, and lunch will be provided.

Q: Can I invite my colleagues?

A: We know that you can have the most impact when others in your organization are on board, and we encourage you to invite key people on your team who can make things happen. Each person will need to register on this page so we can accommodate everyone. If you’re looking to invite more than a few colleagues, reach us at 800.999.4660 and ask for Lisa.

Q: What is the summit schedule?

A: For each location, check-in starts at 9:00. The summit begins at 9:30 and ends at 2:30. Email confirmations and email reminders are sent after you register.

Q: I received an invitation listing multiple summit locations and dates. Do I attend all of them or just one?

A: You’ll attend only one location/date. Each has the same agenda.

"I expect to see many of my students shine brightly and find confidence in themselves!"

Heidi, Oregon
Summit Attendee