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G Suite for Education

June 2018, G Suite for Education (GSfE) became available for free to homeschool co-ops. Co-ops may receive a code to get this setup for FREE through MATCH.

To be eligible, co-ops must meet the eligibility criteria for the program with Google and MATCH.

Co-ops must be:

  • In Missouri
  • Must have a domain name
  • The leader must be a MATCH member (due to this being new and short notice we are waiving membership fees until October 1, 2018).
  • MATCH is a strong advocate for the privacy rights of homeschool families. We believe that families should do their own research on the privacy standards of any program before sharing their child's information online. It is important that co-op leaders remember that as with all free programs, the FREE offer can cease to exist at any time.

    Read Google's Privacy and Security policy on their website.

    Do you have questions about the privacy of your student's data in G Suite? Contact HSLDA

    Step One: Eligibility
    Eligible for GSfE:

  • Co-ops

  • What is a Co-op?

    A homeschool co-op is a group of families who meet together and work cooperatively to achieve common goals. ... Activities and classes that are part of a co-op may be led by parents, or the parents may chip in to pay all or some of the teachers and activity leaders.

    More information about the G Suite for Education FAQ

    Google requires that a co-op own a domain for establishing a G Suite account.

    Not Eligible for GSfE:

  • Single Family
  • Support Groups (not co-ops)

  • For those that are not eligible, such as individual families, you can use your personal Google accounts to use Classroom and other products, and you can also set up kid accounts for your children.

    Step Two: Request a Code

    Each code must be generated individually. You should receive a code from MATCH within 48 hours of submitting this form.

    Please fill out this form entirely and submit it. The membership fee will be optional until October 1, 2018.

    Co-op Annual Membership Fee: $15 for first year and $10/yr after that.


    Name of Leader
    Title
    Co-op Name
    Address
    City/State/Zip
    Phone
    E-mail
    Co-op Domain Name
    New Member
    Renewing Member Membership #



    Co-op Membership
    Membership #
    Step Three: Sign up and Wait for Approval

  • Once you receive your confirmation code from MATCH, follow the instructions in the email to sign-up for G Suite for Education.
  • Google will review the submission, validate the code, and complete the application.
  • Please note: With so many new submissions for the summer of 2018, applications may take longer than a week to be approved.

    Step Four: Learn How it all Works!

    Getting started with G Suite for Education

    Getting Started

    This site has resources to help you setup your G Suite for Education account including (but not limited to):

  • Signing up for G Suite for Education Video (3 mins)
  • Quick Tips: Deploy G Suite Video (6 mins)
  • G Suite Deployment Guide

  • 24/7 Support from Google for Education


    Helping hands are available around the clock so you can get the help you need, whenever you need it. Visit G Suite Administrator Help Center for self-serve resources, or connect with a member of our Support team by clicking "Contact Us" at the top right corner of this page.

    Training

    Now that you have access to G Suite for Education, it's time to learn about the tools and how to use them in a learning environment. The Google for Education Training Center offers free training on a wide variety of topics - from general lessons (Getting familiar with Google tools for the Digital Classroom), to specific tutorials on each tool (Docs, Drive, Classroom, etc), you'll surely find what you need.

    Community Support


  • Discover Local Google for Education Experts
  • Join this Google+ group alongside other homeschools in the US to share ideas, ask questions, and help one another.

  • Free Programs & Curriculum from Google for Education


  • Applied Digital Skills - teach critical digital skills that have immediate, real-life application and helps students prepare for jobs.
  • Be Internet Awesome - teach kids the fundamentals of digital citizenship to help them be safe, confident explorers of the online world.
  • CS First - introduce computer science to kids (no CS experience needed)
  • Expeditions - a free app that brings immersive computing to schools, which brings abstract concepts to life, and gives homeschoolers a deeper understanding of the world beyond the classroom.
  • ...and many more!
  • Questions about using G Suite for Education?


    Send an email to gsfe-homeschool@google.com.