Gaggle continues to expand its professional development and training options. Schools or districts using Google Apps for Education or Office 365 now can receive onsite or webinar training. In addition, two Gaggle trainers spent the summer obtaining new certifications.
To further ensure the protection of student data, Gaggle has successfully completed a Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) Type 1 report after undergoing a thorough audit conducted by NDB, an independent auditing and accounting firm. The security audit included a rigorous evaluation of all of Gaggle’s relevant processes, procedures and controls for data security, availability and privacy.
Together with Amplified IT, Gaggle has created a new ebook, “12 Ways to Safely Adopt Google Apps into Your School.” Gaggle also has created a Google Apps for Education Safety Audit so both teachers and administrators can find out if they’re doing everything possible to improve the safety and security of their students.
Bill McCullough has joined Gaggle as Vice President of Sales. McCullough, a seasoned sales professional with over two decades experience in education and commercial accounts, will be responsible for directing Gaggle’s national sales efforts.
Since the start of the school year, Gaggle Safety Management has identified nearly 2,000 instances of potential violence to a student or others, including self-harm, suicide, fights, threats of violence and more. In response to these inquiries, the company has published a series of video vignettes entitled, “Real Students. Real Stories.”
The Missouri Research and Education Network (MOREnet) and Gaggle announced today that K-12 schools, public libraries, higher education institutions and other government entities throughout the state can once again receive a consortium discount on Gaggle’s archiving solutions that integrate with leading enterprise email systems.