ISTE Certification

AISA is partnering with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) to provide educators, Edtech coaches and library media personnel working in AISA member schools the opportunity for ISTE Certification.
  • Professional Learning Institutes
  • Classroom Educators, Coaches, Library Media Specialists and School Leaders
  • Virtual
  • 1:00 pm (GMT +0:00) - 2:00 pm (GMT +0:00)
  • 20 October 2021 - 2 February 2022


ISTE Certification for Educators is the only vendor-neutral, internationally recognized credential for educators who have demonstrated mastery of the ISTE Standards for Educators. ISTE Certification focuses on pedagogy, not on tools or devices, and is designed to change your educational practice, whether you’re a classroom educator, instructional designer, library media specialist, technology coach or in another role.

The program combines 14 weeks of professional learning with a six-month portfolio application and review process, and recipients can apply to receive up to four graduate-level credits for their participation.
The first live session will be on 20th Oct 2021, with some asynchronous work being required prior to joining the live sessions, 3rd & 17th Nov 2021, 19th Jan 2022, and 2nd Feb 2022 for the 5 synchronous sessions. Portfolio completion before August 2022.

AISA members get a 10% discount off the standard registration fee thus bringing the amount down to US$899. Click Here to register directly with the provider.

ISTE Certification challenges educators to stretch themselves and positions them as experts amongst colleagues. Becoming ISTE certified:

  1. Deepens and expands teaching skill sets in applying the ISTE Standards for Educators in practice.
  2. Allows educators to earn up to four graduate-level credits.
  3. Connects educators with an international community of education change-makers.
  4. Prepares educators to model effective practice for others in your school or district.

As a result of participating at this institute, attendees can expect to:

  • Be introduced to ISTE’s Educator Standards and begin to synthesize and internalize the meaning of the standards.
  • Understand the skills necessary to advocate for equitable access and create personalized/authentic learning experiences for all students
  • Explore strategies to personalize learning that fosters independence and accommodates learner needs. Learn how to develop and provide alternative assessments.
  • Practice designing learning experiences that meet all learners’ needs.
  • Design learning activities that empower learners with digital citizenship skills.
  • Reflect on current practice and brainstorm new strategies to deepen the application of the ISTE Standards in practice.
  • Re-design a lesson using UDL principles.
  • Curate and evaluate the efficacy of digital tools to meet learning objectives.
  • Design authentic digital learning environments that accommodate learner variability.
  • Explore digital learning environments such as online or blended learning models and identify best practices within each model.
  • Identify a digital access issue within their school or district and leverage a computational thinking/design thinking process to help equitably address it.
  • Begin identifying and preparing artefacts for final course assignment with facilitator feedback for growth and improvement.
  • Reflect on the practice of the ISTE Standards for Educators.


  • Kimberly House
    Bavarian International School
    EdTech Specialist

    Kim is an EdTech Specialist at the Bavarian International School in Munich, Germany.  She is an ISTE Certification Trainer, Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Trainer and chairperson for the ECIS Technology Innovation and Design Committee. Kim is passionate about making technology meaningful in education.

  • Bogdan Copil
    EdTech Coach

    Bogdan is passionate about learning, people, and growth. His mission is to help other people to take ownership of their own learning and transpose it into clear results – a life of well-being and health, freedom, happiness, passion. Bogdan is an ISTE Certification Trainer, Google Certified Trainer and has delivered training to educators across the globe.

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