Value of Microsoft certification
Microsoft certification gives students and workforce candidates the power to chart their own course, fulfill their ambition, and realize their potential. See the statistics that validate that these certifications give you the tools to build a brighter future and prepare yourself for a successful career.
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Microsoft Office Specialist impact
Why are Microsoft Office Specialist certifications so valuable for students, teachers, and school systems? Watch the story of Calloway County High School to find out.
Empowering students and educators
- For students, Microsoft Office Specialist boosts academic performance and preps them for college and career.
- For educators, Microsoft Office Specialist courses provide targeted training and support every step of the way.
- For Administrators, Microsoft Office Specialist improves institutional results.
Microsoft Office 2019 exams
ew Microsoft Office 2019 exams launched in July of 2019.
Have you ever been stuck at a crossroad and were unsure of what path to take?
With the new Office 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist Program the choice is easy!
No matter which path you take or which application you use in your classroom you will be lead back to the same Microsoft Office Specialist certifications!
The Microsoft Office Specialist certifications that are available are Word Associate, Excel Associate, PowerPoint Associate, Outlook Associate, Access Expert, Word Expert & Excel Expert.
New Exams still include the performance-based format and are live-in-the-application.
The Microsoft Office 2019 exams include multiple, smaller projects to assess student skills within Microsoft Office. Students are tested on one project at a time, once that project is complete they will move onto the next within the Microsoft Office Specialist program. These small projects test their skills as they would in the real world and validate their understanding of the Microsoft Office program functionality.
Microsoft Office 2019 exams now include new Office features, such as:
- 3D models
- Morph Animations
- Slide Zoom
- New Excel Functions
Also, the Microsoft Office 2019 exams have been mapped to one set of revised objective domains to reflect the skills required in today’s modern workplace. So, students are tested on the same exam no matter which Office application is being used.
Looking to become a Microsoft Office Specialist – Associate or Expert?
The Microsoft Office Specialist Program now has multiple levels: Associate and Expert
Students still earn a certification for each exam they pass, however if a student earns any three of the four available associate certifications they will become a Microsoft Office Specialist – Associate and earn an additional certification for their accomplishment. If students would like to advance even further and earn their Associate certification and any two of the three available expert certifications they will become a Microsoft Office Specialist – Expert and achieve the highest certification within the Microsoft Office Specialist Program.*
*This is in lieu of the Microsoft Office Master credential.
Learning materials for Microsoft Office Specialist certifications
Preparing your students for certification is a big responsibility, so let Certiport make your job easier and more effective with specially-selected course materials and practice tests.
LearnKey video courseware enhances the learning experience and increases certification exam success. It provides self-paced on-demand video learning material for Certiport’s Microsoft Office Specialist Program. These expert learning solutions are easy to use and interactive, and help prepare students for certification success.
- Video-based e-learning courseware
- Interactive labs
- Prescriptive study guides
Jasperactive for Microsoft Office
Founded on CCI Learning’s world-leading content, Jasperactive for Microsoft Office is the world’s first kinesthetic Microsoft Office learning and validation system mapped to the Microsoft Office Specialist certification objectives.
Jasperactive for Microsoft Office focuses on the critical thinking and application of learning Microsoft Office Suite of applications, rather than just learning how to perform functions and accessing features.
CCI Learning Solutions offers complete solutions for teaching and validating essential skills needed in today’s workplace. As an industry leader, its extensive services and products include pre-assessment software, approved courseware for instructor led classes, e-learning courses and blended training solutions.
Pearson provides quality Career & Technical Education curriculum solutions that prepare students for career and college success. Pearson programs are aimed at helping learners prepare for, and discover, greater education and employment opportunities. We are dedicated to creating learning materials that provide relevance, real-world application, and the highest quality content. Our materials align to state standards, incorporate career exploration and 21st Century Skills, and include strong instructional support to ensure your learners meet desired course outcomes. Many of our programs prepare learners for industry-recognized certifications.
For years, Media Interactiva has been one of the companies chosen by leading certification companies worldwide. Media Interactiva is known for its extensive knowledge in the development of educational materials and tests, creating replicas or software simulations, and are committed to increasing the impact of student performance evaluations. Using linear elements, Media Interactiva can evaluate knowledge about a subject theoretically, while simulations measure a candidate’s performance and abilities pertaining to specific applications.
The MSi curriculum is designed to address the needs of the K-12 and higher-ed classrooms. The curriculum aligns to industry certification exam objectives and can be cross-walked to your State course frameworks. The curriculum is:
Teachers can be up and running quickly. Students are assessed every step of the way reducing exam day surprise. Grades can be exported from the LMS into your school district or institution grade book. The courses are delivered through our Learning Management System (LMS). The curriculum lives in the cloud, so teachers can assign homework to students’ even if they don’t have the course software on their home computers.
For over 20 years, B.E. Publishing has made CTE (Career & Technical Education) its passion. B.E. Publishing’s mission is to provide a seamless classroom experience, helping teachers teach and learners learn. Their courseware is 100% aligned to the skills assessed in the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams and includes hands-on lessons delivered via digital and print format.
Brainbuffet Microsoft Office tutorials are created by Jennifer Stubblefield, the 2019 Certiport Educator of the Year. Jennifer has been a leader in Microsoft Office Specialist Certification training for students, teachers, and businesses for years, and now you can have Jennifer present her award-winning lessons to your students one-on-one through Brainbuffet video tutorials! This is the best way to kick-start your curriculum with Brainbuffet’s signature student-friendly delivery and engaging lessons!
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