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.
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.
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.
|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 – Dr. Victor Rios|
|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
- Workshops Overview
- Session 1
Monday, June 15th
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
- Session 2
Monday, June 15th
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Supercharge Your Skills in Our 90-minute CERTIFIED 2020 Workshops
CERTIFIED 2020 features seven in-depth 90-minute workshops that infuse essential certification topics with next-level insight. Certiport educators and experts guide these exploration and application sessions, which feature active discussion and hands-on activities. These interactive workshops provide a forum for you to troubleshoot real-world problems and grow as individual professionals and teams.
Click the session times listed on the left to see the descriptions of the workshops you can look forward to on Monday, June 15th.
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.
- 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.
Dr. Victor Rios
Associate Dean of Social Sciences and Professor of Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara
VP of Marketing, Certiport
Harris the III
Michael D. Armbruster, Ed.D.
Associate Superintendent, Career and Technical Education
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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.
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.