Campus Technology Specialist Certification
Required Courses: 26 hours
Final Project: 8 hours
Member Cost: $480
Non-Member Cost: $529
The purpose of the TCEA Campus Technology Specialist certification program is to provide a venue for educators who wish to become, or already are, campus-level technology specialists. The emphasis will be on developing skills to help classroom teachers successfully integrate technology into the everyday curriculum. Participants who successfully complete the certification requirements will be fully prepared to serve as a technology specialist on any campus, possessing the knowledge and skills to increase learning through the use of educational technology. Includes a one year membership to Campus Technology Specialist Special Interest Group (CAMP-SIG).
Coursework includes sessions such as Effective and Engaging Professional Development, True Technology Integration, Assessing Technology Literacy in Staff and Students, and/or QR Codes in the Classroom.
Important information for registered participants:
Starting October 15th, TCEA will send a welcome email to all registrants that outlines the course requirements and also includes a link to their individual portfolio website. You will also receive a program invitation email from Canvas from which you will access your sessions. The sessions are called modules and must be moved through in sequential order.
You can find the list of sessions below:
|Module 1||The Future Is Now||In this session, learn from TCEA’s Executive Director Lori Gracey how the future has already arrived. Lori will make a clear connection between how the changing technology landscape has transformed what our children need to know to be future ready and what our educators must do to help them be prepared.|
|Module 2||Effective, Engaging Professional Development||What makes professional development different from just another workshop? Learn the latest research and best practices to ensure that your participants are still learning long after the training is over. Take home all of the latest tips and tricks for ensuring that your message is not only heard, but also acted upon in the classroom.|
|Module 3||ISTE Standards for Educators and Students||ISTE has developed competencies that identify skills that are relevant for both teachers and students in a digital society. We will examine these standards and how you can support the implementation of them.|
|Module 4||Being an Effective Coach||Coaching educators in the area of instructional technology is a challenging yet important role in education today. Understand the importance of this role and get tips on how to further develop your coaching strategies.|
|Module 5||Implications of Research for Your Role as a Leader||Technology works best when it is used with research-proven strategies. This session will share important research findings and their implications for your role in supporting teachers.|
|Module 6||Curriculum Design||This webinar series offers an in-depth examination of the difference between curriculum and instruction using the Technology Applications TEKS as a framework. Participants will go through a brief curriculum revision process during the workshop.|
|Module 7||Life's Better When You Blend||Blended learning is an instructional approach that includes a combination of online and face-to-face instruction. Explore ways to blend technology with traditional classroom learning in order to improve student learning.|
|Module 8||Planning and Assessing Technology Integration||How can you gauge the success of blending technology into teaching and learning? In this session, participants will explore multiple frameworks for assessing technology integration. Each framework provides a different perspective through which to better understand how to facilitate student growth and impact student achievement.|
|Module 9||Tech Trends for Campus Techs||This webinar will focus on trends in education that help engage students with content. Relevant and important resources will be shared to help teachers and students use them effectively.|