JUNE 15 – 17, 2020

DALLAS, TEXAS

WHAT IS CERTIFIED?

CERTIFIED is the only education conference dedicated to exploring the pure potential and promise of certification in the classroom. Don’t miss this opportunity to listen, learn, and collaborate with a community of educators who share your passion for using certification to improve education and change lives.

ABOUT CERTIFIED

How much can technology certification really impact your classroom, your career, and the lives of your students? Join us at CERTIFIED 2020 to find out. CERTIFIED is the only education conference dedicated exclusively to exploring the full promise of certification in the classroom—by providing administrators, teachers, and industry experts with an engaging, energized forum for professional development, sharing their ideas, and experiences. Don’t miss this opportunity to listen, learn, and collaborate with a community of educators who share your passion for using certification to improve education and change lives.

  • Connect with a growing community that shares your passion for using certification to expand your students’ potential and change their lives.

    Collaborate with administrators, teachers, and industry experts on ways to make certification a more effective educational tool.

    Learn from your colleagues by attending a full schedule of sessions and activities—all led by fellow educators and certification experts.

    Develop your own skills and professional credentials by getting certified onsite for the technology you teach.

    Enjoy plenty of great after-hours activities in a fun, relaxed environment—including an exclusive invitation to the 2020 Microsoft Office Specialist and Adobe Certified Associate U.S. National Championship awards ceremony.

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CALL FOR SESSIONS


Do you run a successful certification program? Are you an innovative teacher who loves to go above and beyond the call of duty? Is your school forging new paths or setting new standards in excellence that you just can’t wait to tell others about?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then you may be exactly who we are looking for! The Call for Sessions for CERTIFIED 2020 is now open.

AGENDA


7:00 AM – 3:00 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Certification Lab
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Learning and Practice Lab
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM Coffee Break
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Workshops
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Breakout Sessions
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch / Sponsor Exhibit Area Open
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Workshops
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Opening General Session
5:30 PM – 6:00 PM BUS to Circle R Ranch
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM CERTIFIED Opening Party / Dinner at Circle R Ranch

WORKSHOPS & BREAKOUT SESSIONS


REGISTRATION AND PRICING


Register today to begin your CERTIFIED 2020 experience:

Early bird pricing

  • Register early for BIG savings. If you register by April 1, 2020, you will receive $100 off the price of the full conference pass.

Group discount

  • Groups of 5 or more will receive an additional 10% discount.

What does the conference fee include?

  • Please refer to the table on the right for conference fee inclusions.

    PLEASE NOTE: Conference fees do not include hotel or travel. Certiport has negotiated an exclusive $165/night hotel rate with a $20/night resort fee at the Gaylord Texan Resort. To receive the discounted rate, you must book your room through the CERTIFIED 2020 hotel registration site.

$595
Early-Bird Pricing

  • Admission to all sessions
  • Admission to all networking events
  • Admission to all conference meals
  • Conference materials and promo items
  • Discounted hotel room rates
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SPECIAL OFFERS FOR CERTIFIED ATTENDEES

Learn, Practice, and Certify—Free of Charge

  • Your best pathway to certification success involves three steps: LEARN – PRACTICE – CERTIFY

    To show you exactly how this process works—and why it’s so successful—we’re offering every registered CERTIFIED 2020 attendee a FREE bundle that includes:

    • LEARN: One free subscription to both Learn Key and CCI training materials
    • PRACTICE: One free GMetrix Practice Test voucher
    • CERTIFY: One free Certiport certification exam voucher to use at CERTIFIED 2020
  • This FREE bundle is worth up to $326, so don’t miss this chance to make it a part of your CERTIFIED 2020 experience!
    * Free bundle will be sent a month prior to the event

BECOME A 2019 SPONSOR

OUR 2019 SPONSORS


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


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Adolph “Doc” Brown

Inspirational Speaker

Clint Pulver

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Inspirational Speaker

Charisse Childers Ph.D

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Charisse Childers Ph.D

Director, Arkansas Department of Career Education

 

Craig Bushman

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Craig Bushman

VP Marketing, Certiport

Disney Institute

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The Adobe Certified Associate and Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship


Experience the power of the certification at the Adobe and Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship. As a CERTIFIED 2020 attendee, you’ll have the opportunity to experience the excitement and competition of both the Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship—a nationwide competition that tests top students’ on their Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills, and the Adobe Certified Associate U.S. National Championship—a national competition that tests students’ design skills using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. This includes attending the exclusive awards ceremony and watching each states’ champions compete for gold and a chance to represent the U.S. at the 2020 World Championship in Anaheim, California.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Your conference fee includes: Admission to all general and breakout sessions, admission to networking events – including the Microsoft Office Specialist and Adobe Certified Associate US National Championship Award Ceremony, breakfast, lunch, and reception/party refreshments, all conference materials and promotional items, and access to discounted room rates at the conference hotel.

5 MORE REASONS TO ATTEND CERTIFIED


 
  • Improve Your Skills.

    Enhance your teaching skills and professional credentials by taking a test and becoming certified while you attend the conference.

  • Expand Your Potential.

    Gain the practical knowledge and deep insights you need to make a positive difference with certification, plan for the future, and become a stronger certification advocate for your school.

  • Live their Stories.

    Explore the impact certification is having on real students’ and teachers’ lives by hearing their stories and exploring their experiences first-hand.

  • Listen, Learn, Relax.

    Everything is bigger in Texas and you will get to experience that at the Gaylord Texan Resort. You will have the chance to experience the excitement of the 2020 MOS and ACA US National Championship and connect with your colleagues at fun after-hours activities.

  • Connect and Collaborate.

    Form close, meaningful connections with hundreds of fellow educators and certification experts as you share ideas, compare strategies, and learn from each other’s successes in keynotes, breakout sessions, and one-on-one conversations.

 

VENUE


CERTIFIED 2020 will take place at the Gaylord Texan Resort – everything is bigger in Texas and the Gaylord Texan is no exception.

Address: 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, Texas 76051

Phone: +1 817-778-1000

Special Rate for Attendees: $165/Night with $20/Night Resort Fee

To receive the special conference rate, you must book your room through the CERTIFIED 2020 hotel registration site! If you have any questions or problems reserving your room, or if you need to change your reservation, please contact the hotel directly.

*Registration for the CERTIFIED conference does not guarantee room availability at the conference hotel. Once the room block for the conference is full you may have to find lodging at another hotel nearby.


CONTACT


We look forward to seeing you at the Gaylord Texan Resort for the 2020 CERTIFIED – Certiport Educator Conference.


If you have any questions about registration, the hotel, or the schedule, please contact the event team at certifiedconf@certiport.com or call  1 (801) 847-3171.

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