Certiport Announces Inaugural CERTIFIED Educator Conference
Conference to Focus on Bringing the Full Power and Potential of Technology Certification to the Classroom
SALT LAKE CITY – February 2, 2015
"Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, the leading test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announced the 2015 CERTIFIED Educator Conference, the first of its kind dedicated to helping educators bring the full power and potential of technology certification to the classroom. Educators are invited to attend CERTIFIED from June 18-20, 2015 in Orlando, Florida at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel and Spa. To register please visit www.certiport.com/certified.
CERTIFIED will feature three days of insightful keynotes, deep dive breakout sessions, and face-to-face discussions and activities designed to help educators serve their students, improve their teaching, and enhance their career. Content will focus on Certiport’s portfolio of leading certification programs including Microsoft Office Specialist, Microsoft Technology Associate, Adobe® Certified Associate, HP Accredited Technical Associate, Autodesk Certified User, Intuit QuickBooks Certified User, and IC3 Digital Literacy certification. Attendees will also get the chance to participate in the drama and excitement of the Certiport 2015 Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship by attending the final awards ceremony.
CERTIFIED 2015 is ideal for secondary education teachers, college faculty, and administrators who are working to empower their students by bringing certification opportunities into their school and classroom. From experienced certification professionals to those just starting to use certification, CERTIFIED 2015 will provide practical knowledge to help educators make the most of certification today, plan for the future, and become a strong, effective certification advocate.
“Teachers and administrators have been asking us for years for a place to collaborate and learn more about successfully implementing certification in the classroom,” said Aaron Osmond, vice president of the global Certiport offering for Pearson VUE. “We are thrilled to launch the first CERTIFIED Educator Conference and invite educators to come and learn how to empower their students and their own career with industry-recognized certification. There are schools all over the country changing students trajectory with certification and we want more educators to learn the keys to bringing in-demand technology skills to education.”
The first CERTIFIED Educator Conference expects to welcome 200-300 attendees, plus additional sponsors, Certiport employees, and industry experts. The importance of technical education continues to grow along with the value of validated skills in the workforce, and CERTIFIED will help educators implement successful certification programs to meet these needs. Register now and find more information at www.certiport.com/certified.
Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, is the leading provider of certification exam development, delivery and program management services delivered through an expansive network of over 12,000 Certiport Authorized Testing Centers worldwide. Certiport manages a sophisticated portfolio of leading certification programs including: the official Microsoft Office Specialist certification program, the Microsoft Technology Associate certification program, the Microsoft Certified Educator program, the Adobe® Certified Associate certification program, the HP Accredited Technical Associate, the Autodesk Certified User certification program, the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User certification program, and the IC3 Digital Literacy certification. Certiport reliably delivers over three million tests each year throughout the secondary, post-secondary, workforce, and corporate technology markets in more than 148 countries and 27 languages worldwide. For more information, please visit www.certiport.com or follow Certiport on Twitter at www.twitter.com/certiport.
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