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1 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · Adobe Curriculum, Certification & Classroom Resources Steve Carr, Instructor Information Technology Focus Program and Linda Dickeson Adobe Education Leader Lincoln Public Schools

2 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · Session Topics Creative Suite & ITFP Courses Adobe Certified Associate Exam & Rationale Research says… Importance for Teachers & Students Process for Teachers & Students Preparing for the exam How ITFP will deliver exams Free Adobe resources for classroom and exam prep Q & A

3 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · Adobe Creative Suite Photoshop Illustrator InDesign Acrobat Pro Dreamweaver Flash Pro Flash Builder Fireworks Premiere Pro After Effects Audition SpeedGrade Prelude Encore

4 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · ITFP Courses using the Creative Suite Digital Graphic Design Illustrator Photoshop InDesign Advanced Web Page Development Dreamweaver Fireworks Flash

5 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · Adobe Certified Associate What is the Adobe Certified Associate certification program? The Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification allows you to demonstrate proficiency in Adobe digital communications tools. Created primarily for educators and students, K–16.

6 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · Adobe Certified Associate Which exams are available? Rich Media Communication using Flash Pro Web Communication using Dreamweaver Visual Communication using Photoshop Video Communication using Premiere Pro New! Graphic Design & Illustration with Illustrator New! Print & Digital Media Publication with InDesign

7 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · Rationale for Certification Student interview at ITFP Why do you want to become certified? Student Success with the ACA program Academy of Digital Arts and Media, Viera H. S., Florida

8 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · Research Says… Tracking Student Performance In Career and Professional Education—report released in 2012report released in 2012 Florida passed the CAPE Act of 2007 (Career and Professional Education) Key component—state-approved industry certifications Required districts to set up career and professional academies Required academically rigorous courses that lead to industry certification

9 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · Research Says… Higher attendance for students taking at least one technology course.

10 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · Research Says… Higher Average GPA for students who earn at least one industry certification.

11 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · Importance for Teachers Validate your Adobe skills Differentiate yourself Lead by example Boost your confidence Recognition Prompt, reliable service with Certiport Other industry exams available from Certiport

12 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · Importance for Students Exciting careers Addition to resume Boost confidence Possible credit at 2 or 4-year college Free training Powerful learning tools Demonstrated expertise with hands-on exam

13 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · Process for Teachers Register your school (www.certiport.com)www.certiport.com Obtain vouchers Load administrative software (link to exam) Register a proctor (must be ACA certified) Exam (pass/fail)—less than 60 min., various question types Certification—received in the mail Inform parents of students in your course that test is available (optional or required) Prepare students and administer exam

14 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · Process for Students Complete related course Prepare for exam Purchase student voucher Exam—less than 60 minutes, various question types Pass and fail Certification—received in the mail Share certification

15 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · Preparing for the Exam Adobe Free Curriculum Exam Objectives obtainable online Study guide with sample questions Other books and resources

16 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · FAQs Different Certifications ACA: Proves entry-level skills to plan, design, build, and maintain effective communications using different forms of digital media. ACE (Adobe Certified Expert): Product Expertise ACI (Adobe Certified Instructor): Must have ACA or ACE first & answer questions about teaching experience.

17 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · FAQs Rates Students = $68.27 with retake option Instructors can receive one exam for no charge Staying Current Certification always valid—not required to re-certify for each new version. Exam focuses on principles rather than specific versions.

18 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · How Will ITFP Deliver Exams? Who can take exams? Teachers or students How can you reserve a time to take an exam? Steve at Possible dates May 27–31 or July 29–August 3

19 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · How Teachers Get a FREE Voucher Go to certiport.com Click the Register button at the top After you are registered, Amie Bigelow at Request your free ACA voucher & mention that you got the information from Steve Carr at LPS. Amie will send your voucher number (good for one year) via .

20 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · Free Adobe Resources Free year-long curriculum for Design/Print, Web Design & Video Production. Adobe TV—Free video tutorials on Adobe solutions Adobe Education Exchange—Free lesson plans, tutorials and student projects submitted by educators like you! Exam objectives, study guides and practice materials All these sites and more linked from:

21 Lincoln Public Schools Lincoln, Nebraska · Thank You! Questions? or


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