Google Certification Credit/Reimbursement Now Available
Please distribute the enclosed flyer and following
information about reimbursement or credit for Google
Certification to your staff.
Effective immediately, the district will reimburse exam fees or provide up to 3 hours of Continuing Education credit to teachers who achieve Level 1 and/or Level 2 Google Certification, and who submit proof of completion.
What is Google Certification?
Level 1 Certification affirms an educator’s ability to successfully implement G-Suite for Education into their teaching practice in order to enhance teaching and learning. Exam fee: $10
Level 2 Certification reflects an educator’s ability to successfully integrate a wider range of Google for Education tools and other technologies in order to transform their teaching practice. Exam fee: $25
To begin training, teachers should visit http://tinyurl.com/gsuiteskills. Training center lessons are self-paced, entirely online and free. Upon completion of training, teachers can enroll for the examinations to receive certification. Credit or reimbursement is only available to teachers who pass the exam.
Administrators should encourage teachers to pursue training and certification to support the continued integration of instructional technology resources in the classroom.
Please contact Technology Services at 916-643-9445 for additional information or with any questions about the program.