CERTIFIED 2021 ANNOUNCEMENTS

CERTIFIED 2021 is Going Virtual!

At Certiport, our top priority is the health and safety of our educators, clients, and customers. With that in mind, CERTIFIED 2021 will again be going virtual! CERTIFIED 2021 will be the second virtual CERTIFIED event and we are excited to bring you more live sessions, fun interactive social experiences, and the teacher development you are looking for!

CERTIFIED 2021 Virtual features two registration options. The Enhanced Virtual Registration will include live keynote sessions, live breakout sessions, live Q&A sessions, certification exam through Certiport’s Exams from Home, exhibit booths, product updates, and interactive social sessions including trivia, escape rooms, and yoga! The Enhanced Virtual Registration is only $95. The Free Virtual Registration will include live keynote sessions, recorded breakout sessions, recorded Q&A sessions, exhibit booths, and product updates.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us at certifiedconf@certiport.com.


CONNECT WITH CERTIFIED

CERTIFIED is your community! Together we are dedicated to exploring the pure potential and promise of certification in the classroom. You can listen, learn, and collaborate with a community of educators who share your passion for using certification to improve education and change lives.

CERTIFIED Educator Conference:

CERTIFIED is the only education conference dedicated exclusively to exploring the full promise of certification in the classroom. Administrators, teachers, and industry experts come together to learn, train, and collaborate.


CERTIFIED Educator Community:

Join the CERTIFIED Educator Community to get advice from fellow educators, discover new tools, and learn best practices for classroom success. Be the first to know about new Certiport blog posts and upcoming Certiport Academy courses.


CERTIFIED Educator Podcast:

This podcast will crack open the world of education, certification, and technology. Discover new ways to teach, connect with fellow technology educators, and get inspired.

Listen to the latest CERTIFIED Educator Podcast episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or Google Podcasts.


ABOUT CERTIFIED

How much can technology certification really impact your classroom, your career, and the lives of your students? Join us at CERTIFIED 2022 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 2022 Microsoft Office Specialist and Adobe Certified Associate U.S. National Championship awards ceremony.

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AGENDA

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7:00 AM – 3:00 PMRegistration Open
8:00 AM – 3:00 PMCertification Lab
8:00 AM – 3:00 PMLearning and Practice Lab
7:00 AM – 9:00 AMCoffee + Small breakfast
9:00 AM – 10:30 AMWorkshops
10:30 AM – 11:00 AMBreak
11:00 AM – 12:00 PMBreakout Sessions
12:00 PM – 1:30 PMLunch / Sponsor Exhibits
1:30 PM – 3:00 PMWorkshops
3:30 PM – 5:00 PMOpening General Session
5:30 PM – 6:00 PMBUS to Circle R Ranch
6:30 PM – 9:00 PMCERTIFIED Opening Party at Circle R Ranch

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REGISTRATION AND PRICING

Registration for CERTIFIED 2022 Coming soon


Early-bird pricing

  • Register early for BIG savings. If you register by April 1, 2022, 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.

Virtual Registration

  • The virtual registration will include streamed keynotes, workshops, and breakout sessions.

What does the conference fee include?

  • Conference fees do not include hotel or travel. Certiport has negotiated an exclusive rate of $175/night with a $20/night resort fee for CERTIFIED attendees at the Gaylord Texan Resort. To receive the discounted rate, you must book through the CERTIFIED 2022 hotel registration site (coming soon).

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  • Live and Recorded Keynote Sessions
  • Exhibit Booths
  • Recorded Breakout Sessions
  • Recorded Q&A Sessions
  • MOS & ACA US National Awards Ceremony
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SPECIAL OFFERS FOR CERTIFIED ATTENDEES

Learn, Practice, Certify, Advance

  • Your best pathway to certification success involved four steps: LEARN - PRACTICE - CERTIFY - ADVANCE

    To show you exactly how this process works - and why it's so successful we're offering in-person CERTIFIED 2022 attendees a bundle that includes:

    • LEARN: One month subscription to both LearnKey and CCI training materials
    • PRACTICE: One GMetrix Practice Test Voucher
    • CERTIFY: One certification exam voucher to be used at CERTIFIED 2022 in the Certification Lab
    • ADVANCE: The opportunity to showcase your skills with a certification that can advance your career!
  • This bundle is worth up to $326, so don't miss this chance to make it a part of your CERTIFIED 2022 experience!
    * Bundle will be sent approximately one month prior to CERTIFIED 2022

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


Dr. Victor Rios

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Dr. Victor Rios

Associate Dean of Social Sciences and Professor of Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara

Craig Bushman

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Craig Bushman

VP of Marketing, Certiport

Charisse Childers Ph.D

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Harris the III

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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.

    CERTIFIED 2022 will be held at the Gaylord Texan in Dallas, Texas. Everything is bigger in Texas so prepare to have lots of fun, collaborate with other educators, and listen, learn, and grow together.

  • 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.

The Adobe Certified Professional US National Championship, Presented by Certiport and the Microsoft Office Specialist US National Championship


Experience the power of the certification at the Adobe Certified Professional and Microsoft Office Specialist US National Championship. As a CERTIFIED 2022 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 Professional 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 2022 World Championship in Anaheim, California.

CERTIFIED’S EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

Certiport is honored to present the 2021 CERTIFIED Educator of the Year award to Abner Soto-Henry, Information Technology Coordinator and Instructor, at Latin American Youth Center Career Academy in Washington D.C.

If you know of an educator who has made an impact with certification in their students, school, classroom, or community please let us know at certifiedconf@certiport.com.


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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

More details to come in the Registration and Pricing section.

VENUE


CERTIFIED 2022 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: $175/night with $20/night resort fee

To receive the special conference rate, you must book your room through the CERTIFIED 2022 hotel registration site (coming soon)! 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 CERTIFIED 2022 does not guarantee room availability at the Gaylord Texan. Once the room block for the conference is full, you may have to find lodging at another hotel nearby.


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CONTACT


We look forward to seeing you at the Gaylord Texan Resort for the 2022 CERTIFIED - Certiport Educator Conference.

If you have any questions, please contact the event team at certifiedconf@certiport.com.