Google Educator Certifications

Google Educator Certifications¬†allow¬†Google for Education Certified Trainers to help inspire other teachers to become Google Certified Educator¬†Level 1¬†and¬†Level 2. Your training sessions will help to build foundational skills to help teachers acquire certifications to use Google products.¬†Google is currently offering schools a hosted solution for their email, calendar, and chat through G¬†Suite for Education to integrate communications and collaborate on solutions. The¬†Google for Education IT Guide¬†is a great resource for setting up your G Suite for Education. Only K‚Äď12 or a higher education institution that is formally accredited¬†are eligible for G Suite for Education. Google does not assume ownership of any customer data in G Suite for Education core services. G Suite for Education can be used in compliance with:¬†Additionally, you can complement the core suite to meet your users’ needs, with access to¬†several more Google services.

G Suite for Education offers two Google services:

  1. G Suite Core Services: are Gmail, Calendar, Chrome Sync, Classroom, Contacts, Drive, Docs, Forms, Groups, Sheets, Sites, Slides, Talk/Hangouts, and Vault. See Education products page.
  2. Additional Services: Youtube, Maps, and Blogger are designed for consumer users and can optionally be used with G Suite for Education accounts if allowed for educational purposes by a school’s domain administrator. For new services that Google enables, please see New Products settings on the Admin console Company Profile page. If Google Play is disabled, as a G Suite administrator, you can still send Android apps to managed Chromebooks. Learn more about turning Google Play on or off for users.

The G Suite for Education Privacy Notice describes how Google collects and uses information with G Suite for Education accounts.  The Core Services are provided for educational use under a school’s G Suite for Education Agreement and Data Processing Amendment. As detailed on the Additional Services page, most Additional Services are governed by the Google Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, and some Additional Services also have service-specific terms.

TERMS G Suite for Education Privacy Notice
G Suite for Education agreement and Data Processing Amendment (if amendment is accepted by the school) Google Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, and service-specific terms
DATA USE User personal information collected in the Core Services is used only to provide the Core Services like Gmail, Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Information from all Additional Services can be used to provide, maintain, protect and improve them, and to develop new ones.
ADS No ads in Core Services, and no Customer Data from Core Services is used for advertising purposes (in either Core or Additional Services). Additional Services may show ads. For G Suite for Education users in Primary/Secondary (K-12) schools, Google does not use any user personal information (or any information associated with a Google Account) to target ads.
SECURITY Core Services are included in G Suite security audits and certifications (ISO 27001, SOC 2 and SOC 3). All Additional Services meet Google’s high standards for information security.
SHARING LIMITATIONS Google does not share Customer Data in Core Services with third parties, except in the limited circumstances¬†outlined in our Privacy Policy¬†(such as with consent or when required by law). The Apps agreement’s confidentiality provisions also limit how Customer Data in the Core Services can be shared with third parties. Google does not share personal information with third parties, except in the limited circumstances¬†outlined in our Privacy Policy¬†(such as with consent or when required by law).


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