Google for Education Certified Trainer Workshop
What is a Google for Education Certified Trainer?
This program is designed for organizations and individuals who provide professional training and support to schools using Google Apps Education Edition.
The Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer certification is an official “stamp of approval” from Google.
How might I benefit from becoming a Google for Education Certified Trainer?
This certification gives you access to marketing support, training opportunities, and business visibility from the Google for Education site which could result in you being hired, in your free time, to offer training for schools, businesses, and organizations. A Google for Education CertifiedTrainer certification is a great addition to a resume and can open doors for your future.
For teacher leaders and technology coaches, this program will help you get the most out of using Google Apps when designing and implementing lessons with your students and for planning staff development in your school. You’ll also get great tips and ideas for using Google Apps from the training modules that will be useful in working with your students.
What is required to become a Google for Education Certified Trainer?
To become a Google for Education Certified Trainer you will need to pass five online examinations which cost $15 each which test your comprehensive knowledge of Google Apps Education Edition core tools and one elective tool. You will also need to demonstrate work history and experience in technology instruction and/or professional development through a case study you will submit for review. A sample training and personal introduction video rounds out your application. Finally, you will need to submit an application to the Google for Education Certified Trainer program.
What are Google’s requirements to maintain your Google for Education Certified Trainer status?
- Re-certify with Google each year.
- Retake the certification exams every 18 months.
- Teach and document three Google Apps for Ed training sessions each quarter during the year.
- Stay up to date with features and releases.
- Participate in the community and share resources.
How will this Google for Education Certified Trainer Program help me become a Google for Education Certified Trainer?
We have trainers who have been Google for Education Certified Trainers since the inception of the program in 2010. They have designed a curriculum and outlined a program that will help prepare you to meet the requirements.
The Google for Education Certified Trainer training program that we offer consists of three steps:
- Training and Exam Preparation: Current Google for Education Certified Trainers will support you as you prepare for the Exams
- Practice working within a test Google Apps Environment.
- Submitting the Application: As you complete the program we will lead you through the application process.
*This program does not guarantee acceptance as a Google for Education Certified Trainer. Certification is granted by Google.