Designing creative solutions to the world's toughest challenges in education.
Candidates for the Google for Education Certified Innovator program are selected based on their professional experience, their passion for teaching and learning, their innovative use of technology in school settings and their potential impact on other educators.
Google Certified Educator Level 2 + Demonstrate a history of innovation in schools
Apply to the Google for Education Certified Innovator Program with your vision to transform education. More than just a onetime event, you can expect 12 months of ongoing support for an Innovation Project that you’re passionate about, participation in a Google for Education Innovation Academy, rich programming and ongoing opportunities for growth and collaboration, and access to a global community of other innovators.
|Location||Application Deadline||Academy Dates|
|Mountain View, CA, USA||January 11, 2016||February 24-26th, 2016|
|Boulder, CO, USA||May 10, 2016||June 29 - July 1, 2016|
|Toronto, Ontario, Canada||August 30, 2016||October 5-7th, 2016|
|Mexico City, Mexico||October 16, 2016 11:59PM||December 1-2, 2016|
At the Google for Education Innovation Academy you will discover how to unlock creativity, translate insights into solutions, experiment rapidly, and build an effective innovation culture in your own schools and organizations. You'll come away with practical approaches, valuable tools and techniques, and the beginnings of an Innovation Project. The Innovation Academy is just the beginning of a journey with your peers - and Google - to impact education in your communities.
Limited travel assistance may be available.
Innovation Projects are the tools through which Innovators implement and measure their impact. While the mission and outcomes of each Innovation Project will vary from person-to-person, here are some principles that will guide development:
All projects should drive change in education, impact educators and students, and be documented for other educators to follow.
Individuals who have achieved this certification may publicize their status with their personalized certificate and badge.