Speed up your computer with the Great Suspender!

Speed up your computer with the Great Suspender! Are you a Google Chrome user that keeps many tabs open? If your answer is yes, then all those tabs are slowing down your computer. Here is an example of 11 open tabs in Chrome with fairly typical sites like Gmail, CNN, Facebook, 5 Google Docs, Pandora, and 2 Google Sheets open: Almost 90% of this computers processing power is dedicated to Chrome, which is making everything seem sluggish.  Does this sound familiar? Luckily, we have a tech savvy solution to this problem that doesn't require you to change browser behavior - The Great Suspender! "The Great Suspender" is a free and open-source Google Chrome extension for people who find that chrome is consuming too much system resource or suffer from frequent chrome crashing. Once installed and enabled, this extension will...Read More

Member Highlight: Kelly Williams

Member Highlight: Kelly Williams Our members are weaving the threads of education every day with people of all ages across the country. They are involved in improving lives and the overall well-being of our communities. With over 4000 members strong, NCCE would like to introduce you to a few peers. Every month we will take a snapshot of active NCCE members and find out what they are doing to make a difference in technology education. In it Together: NCCE Members Making a Difference   NAME and TITLE: Kelly Williams, CTE Instructor, Blended Learning and Technology Coach. SCHOOL DISTRICT: DeWitt High School/Clinton County RESA NCCE MEMBER SINCE: 2014 Share with us – what is one new initiative you are working on in your district? As an instructor I am always working on new ideas to inspire my...Read More





NCCE is a professional learning organization for educators and hosts the largest education conference in the Northwest. Founded in 1971, NCCE has a solid foundation advocating for the effective use of technology in education.  With a focus on 21st Century skills, NCCE works to provide best practices to educators with the goal of enhancing student success. 

NCCE provides resources and innovative professional learning opportunities to educational communities throughout their career. Our professional learning specialists have a broad range of expertise and provide customizable, relevant training on topics important to educators.  NCCE works with K-20 educators and pre-service teachers to personalize learning experiences and strategically align technology initiatives with other state, district and school initiatives.

NCCE partners with educators, educational leaders, affiliates and corporations to enhance teaching and learning through our conference, professional development and resources.  An affiliate organization of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), NCCE has a membership base from Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.