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Each certificate is a learning opportunity that allows teachers to dive deeper into STEM and digital tools.  Certificates are comprised of learning workshops that are intended to build skills to implement tools into regular core instruction. Teachers have the opportunity to earn certificates in Google, Canvas, MasteryConnect, Nearpod, Adobe, and Common Sense Media.

**Certificates are eligible for USBE credit and a $200 stipend.  Each certificate will count as an elective for the Ed Tech Endorsement.

Google Certified Educator

If you're an educator who knows how to use Google tools in the classroom, Google certifications prove your proficiency. Through our certification courses,  Jordan District teachers can work toward  Google Educator certifications.

Google Certifications begins September 17, 2019, and runs through December 31, 2019.

Google Level 1 Application


This certificate is designed for Jordan educators to show competency in Canvas.  Teachers will learn to create visual interactive homepages, enable and use the Learning Mastery Gradebook feature, build question banks, and use advanced features in Canvas Assignments and Graded Discussions. The final project will be to create a Canvas that includes blended learning activities.

September 11, 2019- October 30, 2019

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Distinguish yourself as a Nearpod Certified Educator.  Here you will learn all the basics of Nearpod and the final project will result in your being name a Nearpod Certified Educator.  This certificate is designed to enable teachers to use the Nearpod platform to deliver high-quality instruction.

October 1, 2019- November 12, 2019

Nearpod Certified Educator Application