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.
Stand out as a leader and expand your impact
Grow your skills as a trainer and coach
Collaborate with a community of trainers
Access powerful training resources from Google
1/ WHO SHOULD JOIN?
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:
2/ WHY SHOULD I JOIN?
|Certified Trainer Digital Badge|
|Visibility in Google for Education Directory|
|Powerful, ready-to-use training & professional growth resources|
|G Suite for Education demo domain|
|Membership to exclusive community of trainers|
|Exclusive look at new Google product launches|
3/ HOW CAN I JOIN?
Our membership application process is designed for you to show off the things that make you an extraordinary trainer or coach, and for us to provide you with tools to help you grow as a professional. Get started by working through the Certified 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 as well as asking you to provide a short case study of a recent training. Good luck!
|Membership Application Steps:|
|1. Trainer Course||
Certified Trainer Course
Completing our Trainer Course (6-8 hours) will provide instruction on 1) Creating and Delivering Inspiring and Effective Training Plans and 2) Helping Educators Use Transformative Google Technologies. This course will help you bolster the training, leadership, and interpersonal relationship skills that make you an effective trainer. Click here to access.
|2. Trainer Skills Assessment||
Trainer Skills Assessment
Pass the Trainer Skills Assessment. This exam tests your understanding of the Training Course and familiarity with Google for Education. The exam consists of 25 multiple choice and matching questions. You will have 90 minutes to complete the exam. Click here to access.
|3. Google Certified Educator Level 1||
Google Certified Educator Level 1
Take the Google Certified Educator Level 1 exam (2-3 hours) to assess your ability to successfully integrate Google tools into their teaching practice to enhance teaching and learning. This exam will help you build your confidence as you work with educators and Google tools.
|4. Google Certified Educator Level 2||
Google Certified Educator Level 2
Take the Google Certified Educator Level 2 exam (2-3 hours) to learn cutting-edge strategies for integrating a wider range of Google for Education tools and technologies in the classroom. For more information regarding the Level 1 and Level 2 exams, please check out the FAQ page.
|5. Film a Trainer Video||
Film a Trainer Video
Distinguish yourself by submitting a 3-minute video introducing who you are as a trainer (1-3 hours prep time). In the first minute, wow us by explaining why you wish to become a Trainer and what makes you unique and Googley! The final 2 minutes of the video should teach the audience how one feature of G Suite, Google Classroom, Chromebooks, Chrome, or Google Expeditions can be innovatively applied in a classroom or school setting. Screencasts are required unless an exception is sought from firstname.lastname@example.org.
|6. Submit Your Application And Case Study||
Submit Your Application And Case Study
Submit your membership application with the above materials (1-2 hours). You will be asked to list five recent Google trainings. You will also be asked to use those trainings as a case study with a series of short questions. Your responses will give us an understanding of your training experience, including planning, implementing, evaluating, and building learning materials. You will be asked to submit links to example training materials you have created for that training, as well as feedback you have received on that training.
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.
|Conduct and report at least 12 training/coaching sessions per year|
|Share ideas and resources with our community of trainers|
|Resubmission of interest, including annual product update assessment|
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
Application is now open
Decisions released 4-6 weeks after submission