Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Eric Curts is an experienced classroom teacher, technology coach and certified Google Education Trainer and Innovator with more than 27 years of experience in education. In addition to supporting his local schools, Eric travels across the country to speak at conferences and inspire educators. His passion is to help educators see creative ways to use the tools they already have in their hands, so that students can make better use technology to learn, collaborate, create, and share.

Eric is the author of Making Best Use of GOOGLE CLASSROOM and Free Google Tools to Accelerate Student Learning (Grades K-6), the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar. He is a co-leader of his state's Google Educator Group and runs the award-winning blog "Control Alt Achieve" where all of his Google Apps and edtech resources can be found, including blog posts, webinars, templates, help guides, podcast episodes, and more.

Participants leave Eric's seminar with a wealth of practical tools and creative ideas for using Google Classroom and other G Suite tools they can use immediately when they return to their classroom.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

"Eric is one of the best trainers that I have ever learned from. He has a natural teaching and presentation style that provides effective training. His sense of humor, his deep knowledge of Google and his educational experience resulted in an excellent training session."

"Eric is very informative and teacher-friendly. He's one of us and that makes it so much more valuable because he gives suggestions for immediate use in my classroom. Well worth my time!"

"Eric is amazing. I have been in special ed. for the past 35 years and have never met such a tremendous presenter!"

"I was impressed by Eric's ability to engage, teach and patiently work with people of varied levels of ability and understanding. I also appreciated the follow-up resources that I can use if I forget the content or want to go further with the Google products.

"I look forward to using these tools with my students."

"Eric is phenomenal! I will definitely share what I've learned with my coworkers and we can make this next school year so much better for our students!"