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June 17 - 19, 2024 | Orlando, Florida


ABOUT
CERTIFIED




How much can technology certification really impact your classroom, your career, and the lives of your students? Join us at CERTIFIED 2024 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.


What to expect at CERTIFIED



CONNECT


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


COLLABORATE


Collaborate with experts on ways to make certification a more effective educational tool.

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


LEARN


Learn from your colleagues by attending a full schedule of sessions and activities.

—all led by fellow educators and certification experts. All attendees will earn 18 Professional Development Hours.


DEVELOP


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

ENJOY


Enjoy plenty of great after-hours activities in a fun, relaxed environment.

—including an exclusive invitation to Certiport's Microsoft Office Specialist and Adobe Certified Professional U.S. National Championship awards ceremony.


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.



Thank you
to our sponsors!


We would be unable to offer this important event without the generous support of our sponsors. If you are interested in joining as a sponsor in 2024, please contact certiportsponsors@pearson.com.


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Adobe
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Cisco Certified Support Technician
Cisco networking Academy

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Intuit
IT Specialist Logo

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MSI
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SESSIONS AT CERTIFIED


Get ready to learn from your peers, share ideas and insights, and work together to make certification an even more valuable and successful tool in your classroom. CERTIFIED features 8 workshops and 12 breakout sessions that will feature active discussion, next-level insight, and real-world takeaways that you can implement in your classroom. Explore the workshop and breakout sessions you can look forward to.


EXPLORE
THE 2024
CERTIFIED AGENDA


SUNDAY, JUNE 16TH, 2024
7:00 PM – 9:00 PMPre-Registration Open


Want to get a taste of what the CERTIFIED Educator Conference is like? Explore the full 2023 Agenda »

REGISTRATION AND PRICING


Group discount

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

U.S. National Championship

  • Teachers who have student(s) qualify for the U.S. National Championship and attend as a chaperone, will receive a complimentary session pass to attend the breakout sessions, workshops, and general sessions at CERTIFIED. To learn more about Certiport's Adobe Certified Professional and Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship, visit: Certiport.com/competitions

What does the conference fee include?

  • Conference fees include access to exclusive keynote speakers, breakout sessions, a certification exam voucher, access to the learning and practice labs, catered meals, networking events, and teacher parties. Conference fees do not include hotel or travel. Attendees can expect an exclusive rate starting at $165 per night for CERTIFIED at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista.

    Submitting a request to attend CERTIFIED to administration? Download the 2024 CERTIFIED Justification letter here »

$695

EARLY BIRD PRICE -

Offer expires April 1, 2024

$795

REGULAR PRICE


Admission to all sessions

Admission to all networking events

Admission to all conference meals

Conference materials and promo items

One free certification exam voucher

Access to the learning and practice lab

Invitation to Certiport's Student Championship Award Ceremonies

Discounted hotel room rates

All conference pass cancellations after May 1, 2024, will incur a $150 cancellation fee.


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 2024 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 2024 in the Certification Lab
    • ADVANCE: The opportunity to showcase your skills with a certification that can advance your career!

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 2024 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 state champion compete for gold and a chance to represent the U.S. at the 2024 World Championship in Anaheim, California.

Keynote Speakers


Get to know the driving force behind our event – our fantastic Keynote Speakers! Immerse yourself in the passion and expertise they bring to the stage, promising an unmissable experience at the forefront of innovation. Join us for an energizing journey with these captivating personalities!


Melissa Stockwell

Melissa Stockwell, an American war hero, transcends the image of a Midwestern mom. Despite losing her left leg in combat in Iraq, she graduated from the University of Colorado, becoming the first female soldier amputee. A Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient, she excelled in Paralympic sports, becoming a three-time World Champion and winning a bronze in Rio. Despite a back injury, Melissa competed in the 2021 Paralympics, aiming for gold at the 2024 Paris Games.

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Melissa Stockwell

U.S. Army Veteran, Bronze Star & Purple Heart reciepent, and Team USA three-time World Champion Paralympian


Devin Siebold

Devin, a renowned comedian from TikTok, YouTube, and Facebook, is hailed as the much-awaited speaker to inject laughter and infectious positivity into traditionally dull school keynotes. Recognized for headlining the Bored Teachers National Comedy Tour, administrators praise him as the "best speaker in 30 years." Devin, with over a decade of award-winning stand-up comedy and 13 years of teaching experience, shares insights on building classroom community through humor, the healing power of laughter, and conquering negativity, creating an unforgettable and relatable experience for faculty.

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Devin Siebold

Teacher, comedian, and podcaster



Ron Clark

Renowned educator Ron Clark, named Disney's American Teacher of the Year, achieved exceptional success with students in low-wealth areas, earning White House honors. The uplifting film, The Ron Clark Story, depicts his impactful teaching experiences in New York City. Currently, he serves as a teacher and administrator at the acclaimed Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, a global training hub for educators dedicated to their successful methods, attracting thousands from around the world each year. Clark is also a bestselling author.

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Ron Clark

Teacher, Administrator, NYT Best Selling author, and White House honoree


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As General Manager for Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, Craig oversees the academic segment, facilitating industry-recognized certifications and assessments for students across K12, higher education, and workforce development. Collaborating with IT solution providers like Microsoft and Adobe, he ensures the delivery of certification programs through Certiport's global network of partners and 15,000 testing centers in over 150 countries. Craig holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast management and communications from Brigham Young University.

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Craig Bushman

General Manager, Certiport


Jennifer Stubblefield

Jennifer Stubblefield, with 27 years of experience teaching Business Education in KY, excelled in managing an award-winning certification classroom focused on MOS, ESB, & CSB. Currently, as the President of the Kentucky Business Education Association and a mentor coach for new Business teachers, she continues to contribute to the field. Honored as Certiport's Educator of the Year in 2019 and the 2018 Southern Business Education Teacher of the Year, Jennifer is also a sought-after speaker, sharing her practical teaching insights at conferences nationwide. Since 2021, she's been the Customer Success Manager at Certiport.

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Jennifer Stubblefield

Former Educator and Customer Success Manager, Certiport


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


Find answers to frequently asked questions about CERTIFIED. See the most common topics and more.



2023 Certiport’s EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD


Certiport is honored to present the 2023 CERTIFIED Educator of the Year award to Karen Coulombe, career and technical education (CTE) teacher at Lake Stevens High School in Washington state.

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.


CERTIFIED VENUE LOCATION


CERTIFIED 2024 will take place at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, Florida.

Address: 1751 Hotel Plaza Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Phone: +1 407-827-4000*

Special Rate for Attendees: Starting at $165 per night**

*When booking your room over the phone, use the passkey "MOS"

**Registration for CERTIFIED 2024 does not guarantee room availability at the Lake Buena Vista. Once the room block for the conference is full, you may have to find lodging at another hotel nearby.

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