Complete this course to learn the essentials of Microsoft in Education and earn your Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator badge, all at a pace and on a schedule that works for you. Upon completion, you will have the skills needed to integrate Microsoft in Education applications into your school or classroom and will receive a code to redeem for your Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator badge at education.microsoft.com.
Blended Tech Learning, a Microsoft Partner Network member, offers this self-paced course to provide busy educators and administrators with a convenient way to learn the essentials of Microsoft in Education, receive feedback and earn the badge. Wonder what’s covered? Questions? Please scroll down to Class Curriculum and FAQs.
Meet Nic Finelli, Founder and Chief Learning Engineer of Blended Tech Learning
Nic is a digital learning and technology integration artist. Nic’s most exciting endeavor to date is Blended Tech Learning, founded in 2011 to empower others by providing them essential knowledge and skills.
With more than 19 years of classroom teaching experience and years of service as a school-based technology integration specialist, Nic has an immense appreciation for the teaching and learning context and an extensive firsthand knowledge base unmatched among full-time providers in the edtech field today.
Nic has served 1000+ schools, providing technology integration consulting and professional development in every region of the U.S. He is a Google for Education Certified Trainer, a Microsoft Innovative Educator Master Trainer, and has worked as an Apple Professional Learning provider and a SMART Certified Education Consultant.
Additionally, Nic is a National Board Certified Teacher, a Google for Education Certified Innovator, an Apple Teacher, and a Minecraft Certified Trainer and Educator. He’s worked for YouTube as a YouTubeEdu Teachers Curator, a Hapara Certified Champion Educator and Trainer, Sphero Senior Professional Learning Specialist, zSpace Trainer, and a Discovery Star Educator. He holds a Master of Arts in Teaching and has instructed graduate level courses in technology integration.
As a full-time digital learning specialist, professional development trainer, and consultant, Nic and Blended Tech Learning serve education, business, and government organizations. He looks forward to serving you, too!