Come explore at the 2019 BCCUE Spring Tech Fest!


Saturday, May 4, 2019, 9:00 AM

Westerly School of Long Beach

2950 East 29th Street

Cost: $15.00


Choose from multiple sessions including Joebotics, GSuite, Screencastify, and Code.org.


This casual event is perfect for educators of every tech level--

       from the beginner to the advanced technology user.


Enjoy a light breakfast and an engaging morning of learning, and stay for the raffle!



You can register at this link, or arrive at 8:30 am and register the date of the event.







Happy Fall! BCCUE wants to make you aware of two important happenings!

First, it's time to nominate a fantastic Ed Tech educator (and CUE member) 




Second, need support and inspiration? Get the school year started right with some great Ed Tech!

Join us at Fall CUE at American Canyon High School in beautiful Napa Valley, CA on October 13-14, 2018!

Strands on:

  • Digital Equity
  • EL strategies
  • UDL
  • Info Literacy
  • PBL
  • Student/Data Privacy
  • Leadership & administration


CUE is proud to enter its 41st year with an amazing lineup of speakers, sponsors, and community members from near and far.



Rafranz Davis has dedicated her career to empowering students and teachers to share their voices throughout their communities and the world. She uses her platform across the edtech ecosystem to advocate for STEM and creative learning through making while simultaneously challenging communities through the lens of digital equity and diversity. Rafranz is a public school administrator for Lufkin ISD, a rural East Texas community, where she serves as its Executive Director of Professional and Digital Learning.


 Plus: registering will unlock exclusive #cuerockstar workshops, #CUEBooms, and sessions that will remind you why you stepped into this profession to begin with! #WeAreCUE @cueinc


  • CUE Launch Workshop: CUE Launch is a fresh, new approach to the meaningful implementation of the Google Education Suite.

  • Google Workshop for Educators (Intermediate/Advanced): The Intermediate/Advanced Google Workshop for Educators (GWE) introduces participants to innovative ways the Google Suite for Education can be leveraged in education.

  • CUE Deployment Squadron: Attendees will have hands-on experiences in deploying iOS Devices, configuring a free MDM and filter to support 1:1 and mass deployments.



Open to everyone that purchases a full conference registration. All free workshops do not require a sign-up and are first-come, first-serve.


  • CUE Craft

  • CUE Rock Star Jam Session

  • CUE Rock Star Create with Chromebooks Edition

  • CUE Rock Star 365 Edition

  • Mini CUE Rock Star Academy



  • Hundred of powerful concurrent sessions

  • CUE Affiliate social events and meetups

  • CUE Booms

  • CUE Kid Booms

  • *First Ever* Supermuch Sticker Swap...and so much more!






We had a wonderful morning of learning and sharing!

Thanks for coming on your Saturday!



Come and join us the morning of April 28th!

Register at bit.ly/BSTF18 ... it's only $15, coffee and snacks provided.

We'd love to see you there!

Some of the sessions:

-Chris Henderson -Joebotics (STEM engineering & electronics)

-Jason West -Formative Assessment Tools

-Greg Beutler -Coding

-Javier de Santiago - Google CS First (Google's Computer Science curriculum)

-Andrew Fitzgerald - O365 OneNote, Class Notebook






We enjoyed seeing you at our meeting at the CUE conference on March 16th!



We welcomed members and a team from Microsoft Edu (bottom right)! We had a large contingent from LBUSD! (bottom left)



Jon Corippo stopped by (above, bottom right) and we had quite a few raffle winners!


It was fantastic to see you all in person at CUE 2018, and we hope to see you at our Spring Tech Fest on April 18.


Beach Cities CoffeeCUE

January 28, 2018

Thank you educators for joining us! We had some great discussions and all came away with new ideas. Here are a few photos.


We shared, then started discussing and working on ideas & issues per grade level and topic.






Thank you again, Westerly School, for a beautiful setting.



What is CoffeeCUE?

CUE.org's philosophy:

Built around the concept that the best learning is informal and learner-focused, Coffee CUE embraces our members' love of gathering over beverages to share about teaching, learning and innovation. No limits on time or topics - chat as long as you'd like, and about as many educational ideas as may percolate!

Core concepts of Coffee CUE:

  • Community 
  • Learning 
  • Innovation 
  • Diversity & Inclusion 
  • Respect 







Up late? Want to talk #edtech? We do too!! Join us this Tuesday, November 14th @ 9pm for our on how you're using tech in the classroom this year.







Join us!

Ballast Point Brewery

110 Marina Dr., Long Beach

Bring your questions and your ideas!




Spring TechFest 2017!

 Thank you so much for joining us!

We had a wonderful day of learning.

Thank you to our presenters, Westerly School, CUE Los Angeles, and our sponsor FreeConferenceCall.com


Here are some photos!



 Edward Steinhauser: Using Twitter to Become a Connected Educator



Eli Lund: Create Memorable Lessons Using Haiku Deck and Google Slides



Gred Beutler: NGSS and Scratch Coding


Ann Erskine: G Suite 101



Javier de Santiago: YouTube in the Classroom


 Kat Tacea: Hyperdocs 101



Lemarr Treadwell: Digital Storytelling on ANY Device with Sway


Pedro Jimenez: Robotics in the Primary Grades


Our President, Vanitha, with thank yous to presenters, attendees, and Westerly School.

CUE's Mike Lawrence and Mary

Our sponsor FreeConferenceCall and one of the raffle winners!




 Raffle winners!





Join us our Spring Event! Come to learn and share, and it's so affordable!!

May 6, 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM - a great way to spend a Saturday morning.

$10.00 for the day - attend 2 sessions - Sign up at Everbrite.


Using Twitter to Become a Connected Educator
Create Memorable Lessons Using Google Slides and Haiku Decks
NGSS and Scratch Coding
Google 101-Introduction to G Suite
YouTube in the Classroom
Hyperdocs 101
Digital Storytelling on ANY device with Sway
Robotics in the Primary Grades



Spring TechFest 2016

Thank you to the attendees and presenters for a wonderful Spring TechFest!

If you were unable to attend, resources from the amazing sessions are posted.



Session 1

Lynn Gay: Using Flubaroo with Google Forms

Resources: goo.gl/x4VZdW



Joe Rodriguez: PD on the Go-Educational Podcasts

Resources: www.edtechjoe.com/podcastplaylist



Trevor Mattea: Google Apps for School-Home Connections

Resources: http://goo.gl/g3Y26P



Gregory Beutler: Learn to Code with MIT's Scratch

Resources: http://techscool.org/bccue-2016/



Session 2

Kat Tacea: Getting Started with Google Classroom

Resources: goo.gl/xfPkmB



Andrew Fitzgerald: Microsoft OneNote

Resources: bit.ly/OneNotePrezo



Leticia Citizen: Close Reading with ThingLink

Resources: bit.ly/cuetip16


Thank you participants!



Congratulations Raffle Winners!


Congratulations to the winner of the CUE 2017 registration!


Thank you CUELA, CUE and Westerly School for your support.


Follow us on Twitter @beachcitiescue, on Instagram @bccue or on Facebook at Beach Cities CUE.



Important news

Spring Event

Join us on Saturday, May 21st for our Spring Event!