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GCE 1-2 trainerIf you're an educator who knows how to use Google tools in the classroom, getting a Google certification will prove your proficiency and you will earn a Google Certified Educator Level 1, Level 2, and Trainer badge.

Through our professional development courses that will be offered this fall,  Jordan District teachers can work toward various Google Educator certifications.

If you want to do this on your own, you can do online training, get practice, and get certified at the Google for Education Online Training Center.

More information about District Google Certification courses will be available when the new school year starts.

What are JSD Ed Tech Badges?
Ed Tech Badges are a program designed for educators to monitor and celebrate professional learning. Once a staff member learns a new skill or strategy they submit an artifact demonstrating how they will impact students with this new knowledge. For their efforts they will earn badges that represent they possess skill sets that make them a dynamic asset in the classroom. These badges can then be displayed for the WORLD to see!

What is a digital badge?
Digital badges are "Micro-credentials" that certify the holder is proficient in a specific skill or set of skills. Each badge is equivalent to two hours of relicensure points.

To register for JSD There's A Badge For That go to Jordan Professional Learning System (JPLS)

The Educational Technology Endorsement Program (ETEP) is an intensive 1-2-year professional development program provided to teachers by the Jordan Educational Technology department. It comprises a blend of evening face-to-face sessions and online learning in which teachers explore ways to leverage classroom technology in a constructivist, student-centered approach to increase instructional effectiveness and student achievement. More information and registration can be found here.

Registration for the 2018 cadre begins October 1, 2018 If you have any questions about the ETEP program please contact Raimee Jensen  801-567-8158 in the Educational Technology department.