Microsoft Imagine Academy (MSIA) will
transform your classroom and prepare your
students to be career and college ready.

Microsoft in Education Global Training Partner

Prepare students to succeed in a tech-driven economy and be workforce ready when they graduate.

Whether you are a Business, Computer Science or Information Technology
teacher or new to Microsoft Imagine Academy —

NCCE will help you succeed by:

Getting up and running

Getting up and running

We will provide you with the training and the tools you need to bring MSIA into your classroom.

Support

Staying current with the latest curriculum

We will help you navigate existing curriculum, study guides, and tips and tricks to save you time.

Equipping your students

Equipping your students

Introduce your students to tools that will go with them into the workforce, higher education, and the rest of their lives.

NCCE helps educators:

• Increase student success and certification opportunities

• Use the thoughtful, professionally-designed curriculum and resources to engage students and save valuable time

AVAILABLE CLASSES INCLUDE:

3 hours

Imagine Academy + Industry Certifications = Unlocked Possibilities

For all educators new to MSIA.

This professional learning experience to designed to build awareness and can be customized in duration and content for teachers, guidance and career counselors, administrators, district leaders, or any audience that would benefit from an overview of MSIA and its benefits for students, staff and community.

3.5 hours

Getting started with MSIA

For all educators new to MSIA.

Part 1: Enrollment/Access, Overview of MSIA including navigation of site

Part 2: Digging into available curriculum and resources

Part 3: Customizing MSIA to fit into your classroom; Branched options for face to face student delivery or remote student delivery

Part 4: Certification best practices

60 - 90 minutes

Accessing Azure content for MCF Fundamentals New Certification

For all educators tasked with delivering course focused on Azure and Cloud computing.

Brief overview/awareness session to the new courses and resources available for educators tasked with delivering the following courses:

• Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

• Microsoft 365 Fundamentals

• Dynamics 365 Fundamentals

• Power Platform Fundamentals

Also will include information on requesting and/or redeeming vouchers through the MSIA site.

3.5 hours

Introduction to Python

For educators tasked with delivering Introduction to Python Computer Science courses. Educator does not need to have an in-depth knowledge of Python.

Part 1: Overview of MSIA

Part 2: Deep dive into Introduction to Python curriculum and educator development resources

Part 3: Customizing Introduction to Python curriculum and resources to fit into your classroom. Branched options for face to face student delivery or remote student delivery (each branch recorded and available for on demand viewing)

Part 4: Certification best practices

3 hours

For educators seeking practical application curriculum for applying HTML, CSS, and JavaScript in real world web design-uses Visual Studio Code. Educators should be comfortable creating websites in HTML or CSS and familiar with Java Script or a similar programming language.
Provides educators with curriculum to show students how important learning to code is by empowering them to turn their ideas into real products using design, coding, and business skills.

Part 1: Overview of MSIA

Part 2: From Pitch to Prototype curriculum and resources

Part 3: From Pitch to Prototype curriculum and resources to fit into your classroom. Branched options for face to face student delivery or remote student delivery (each branch recorded and available for on demand viewing)

3 hours

Make Code Arcade Part 1 : Block Coding

For educators tasked with delivering an introduction to Computer Science course, but may have no computer science background.

Part 1: Overview of MSIA

Part 2: Deep dive into Make Code Arcade Part 1: Block Coding curriculum and educator development resources.

Part 3: Customizing Make Code Arcade Part 1: Block Coding curriculum and resources to fit into your classroom.

Branched options for face to face student delivery or remote student delivery (each branch recorded and available for on demand viewing)

6 hours

Introduction to HTML and CSS for Industry Certifications

For educators who are new to MSIA and looking to leverage the rich, industry aligned HTML and CSS curricula in their classrooms for their own certifications and those of their students.

Part 1: Overview of MSIA
Part 2: Unpack and explore the curriculum and resources associated with Introduction to HTML and CSS course
Part 3: Customize Introduction to HTML and CSS curriculum to fit any classroom environment
Optional Part 4: Making a study plan for certification

3.5 hours

Utilizing the Productivity Path to Leverage Industry Certifications

Save time and decrease your learning curve! For all educators seeking curriculum and resources to provide a firm foundation for students as they develop proficiency in Microsoft productivity tools and build toward advanced certifications in additional learning paths.

Part 1: Overview of MSIA and spotlighting available learning paths

Part 2: Digging deeper into available Productivity curriculum and resources

Part 3: Customizing Productivity curriculum to fit into your classroom. Branched options for face to face student delivery or remote student delivery (each branch recorded and available for on demand viewing)

Part 4: Certification best practices

3 hours

Dive Deeper with Word Expert Curriculum and Resources

For educators wanting to take their knowledge of Word and the Word Curriculum to the Expert MOS level.

Part 1: Unpacking Word Expert curriculum and resources
Part 2: Exploration and Clarification for advanced Word certification exam skills to build teacher proficiency
Part 3: Customizing the curriculum to fit any classroom environment
Part 4: Cross-referencing/mapping curriculum with certification exam objectives to highlight essential curriculum tasks

3 hours

Dive Deeper with Excel Expert Curriculum and Resources

For educators wanting to take their knowledge of Excel and the Excel Curriculum to the Expert MOS level.

Part 1: Unpacking Excel Expert curriculum and resources
Part 2: Exploration and Clarification of advanced Excel certification exam skills to build teacher proficiency
Part 3:Customizing the curriculum to fit any classroom environment
Part 4: Cross-referencing/mapping curriculum with certification exam objectives to highlight essential curriculum tasks

90 minutes

Facilitating Personalized Learning with MSIA Curriculum

This professional learning session targets teachers who are familiar with MSIA content, but looking for best practices on becoming the facilitator of the course and accommodate a variety of learner needs.

Components include:

-Enhancing growth mindset
-Facilitation vs. Strict Pacing
-Managing multiple course delivery options within the same course
-Leveraging Individual Study
-Customizing Curriculum to meet the needs of the student

90 minutes

Increasing Certifications with G-Metrix Best Practices

This is professional learning session is designed for teachers who are looking for best practices and tips to ensure students pass certification exams the first time. *GMetrix is an additional program purchase outside of MSIA.

Components include:

-Deep dive into the types of resources
-Training vs. Testing
-Customized tests
-Recipe for success/ Best Practices
-Interpreting student results
-GMetrix administrative capabilities/student data

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Click the button below to contact us.

Let us know your needs, and we’ll quickly respond either over the phone or through email.

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We will design a plan.

Together, we’ll lay out a plan to help you achieve your MSIA goals.

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Get up & running with MSIA!

Our classes can be flexible to accommodate your schedule, so gather your participating colleagues and let’s get started!