Free Technical Training for Parents

NCSS Offers Free Technical Training for Parents
Posted on 08/09/2021
Parent ConnectNewton County School System’s (NCSS) Technology Department has announced free technical training and development opportunities for our parents and other stakeholders through our Parent Connect program. According to Dr. Adam Phyall, Director of Technology and Media Services for NCSS, the district will offer free learning session on Microsoft tools and Google tools throughout the school year. All learning sessions will take place at 10:00 am.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for parents and guardians to get familiar with the tools their student will use in their classrooms,” Phyall explained. “All sessions will be live webinars and recorded then linked back to the Parent Connect Canvas course for future reference.”

Course opportunities include the following:


Google Training for Parents
 DATE   Subject 
 August 27   Google Slides
September 24   Google Sites
October 29   Google Forms
November 19   Google Jamboard
December 17   Google Meets
January 28   Google Sheets
February 25   YouTube
March 25   Google Calendar
April 29   Google Earth
May 27   Google Translate
June 24   Google Photos


Microsoft Training for Parents
August 6   Microsoft Word
September 3   Microsoft PowerPoint
October 1   Microsoft Excel
November 5   Microsoft Forms
December 3   Microsoft Sway
January 7   Microsoft Calendar
February 4   Microsoft Word
March 4   Microsoft PowerPoint
April 1   Microsoft Excel
May 6   Microsoft Sway
June 3   Microsoft Translate
July 1   Immersive Reader

For more information, visit our Parent Connect Page.