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Certification

GOOGLE FOR EDUCATION
Certified Trainer Program

Let's make it official. Combine your expertise in Google tools with your love of helping others. Become a Certified Trainer to support educators as they redefine learning with technology.

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Stand out as a leader and expand your impact

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Grow your skills as a trainer and coach

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Collaborate with a community of trainers

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Access powerful training resources from Google

1/ WHO SHOULD JOIN?

Basics

Google for Education Certified Trainers are passionate and driven education professionals with a desire to help others transform classrooms with technology. Whether you are a school's go-to technologist, a stellar classroom teacher or an enterprising consultant, anyone is welcome to apply for membership in the program. Individuals with the following roles may be particularly good fits:

  • Instructional Technology Coach/Specialist
  • Teacher On Special Assignment
  • ICT Director/Coordinator
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2/ WHY SHOULD I JOIN?

Benefits

Membership Benefits
Certified Trainer Digital Badge checkmark
Visibility in Google for Education Directory checkmark
Powerful, ready-to-use training & professional growth resources checkmark
G Suite for Education demo domain checkmark
Membership to exclusive community of trainers checkmark
Exclusive look at new Google product launches checkmark

3/ HOW CAN I JOIN?

Requirements

Our membership application process is designed for you to show off the things that make you an extraordinary trainer and for us to provide you with tools to help you grow as a professional. Get started by working through the Trainer Course and Skills Assessment to build upon your abilities to lead, coach, plan and deliver top-notch training.

Then, earn your Educator Level 1 and Level 2 certificates to help you understand how teachers experience Google tools in the classroom. Next, let your training experience shine on camera by filming a video to showcase your personality and instructional style. Finally, you'll need to submit all of the above through the membership application portal below. Inside the application, we'll be asking you a few questions about your training style and strategies. Good luck!

Membership Application Steps:
1. Trainer Course checkmark
2. Trainer Skills Assessment checkmark
3. Google Certified Educator Level 1 checkmark
4. Google Certified Educator Level 2 checkmark
5. Film a Trainer Video checkmark
6. Apply checkmark

Once you become a member of the program, we hope that you can begin sharing your knowledge and expertise of Google tools with your peers and fellow educators. Here are a few activities that successful Certified Trainers have pursued.

Activities
Conduct and report at least 12 training/coaching sessions per year checkmark
Share ideas and resources with our community of trainers checkmark
Resubmission of interest, including annual product update assessment checkmark

Participation in the Google for Education Certified Trainer program, including the application and activities, is voluntary and optional. Google assumes no liability for any actions in connection with your participation in the program.

4 / APPLY NOW

Apply for 2017

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