Imagine Academy Program Benefits

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The MSIA program benefits highlighted below can be accessed through the Imagine Academy Member site . Click each benefit below for a brief description. For easy access to these benefits, review the Educator OneNote .

Professional Development

MOS/MTA/MCE Guides and Vouchers

Imagine Academy membership provides 30 certification exam vouchers for each institution, as well as guides with simple steps to prepare for successful certification outcomes! This enables educators to build, prove and validate their skills. The exam vouchers include 10 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS),10 Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA), and 10 Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) specifically for educator professional development.

Online Learning Courses

Online Learning provides multi-media, interactive courses that work anywhere with broadband access. Online Learning is an ideal tool for self-paced, flexible learning, allowing educators’ skills to remain relevant and up-to-date on the latest technologies.

MCT Membership Discount

Microsoft Certified Trainers are the premier technical and instructional experts in Microsoft technologies. Each Imagine Academy subscription receives 50% off memberships to the Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) program for qualified Educators.

Curriculum Resources

MOAC (Microsoft Official Academic Course) e-Books

An educator favorite! This comprehensive digital textbook solution prepares learners for Microsoft Office (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications. MOAC includes a full e-Book, plus instructor resources such as projects, test banks, solution files, instructor guides and presentations. The new 2016 Office courses are now available in a OneNote version as well as the PDF.

Study Guides/Exam Review Kits (ERKs)

Effective tools for self-study and review! These lessons help validate knowledge of, and ability to use Microsoft products by reinforcing concepts in preparation for MOS and MTA exams. Exam Review Kits and Study Guides are excellent resources for virtual learning, professional development and for students studying independently for exams.

Lesson Plans

Comprehensive and customizable teaching plans that can be used to guide daily classroom instruction across a variety of courses. Benefits may include (varies by curriculum selection): discussion questions, quizzes, student projects, instructor guides, presentations, instructional mapping, and availability in multiple languages.

Online Learning

Learn anywhere! A library of multi-media, interactive courses on multiple Microsoft technologies that work anywhere with broadband access. These include videos, simulations, hands-on activities, as well as instructor tracking of student progress. Online Learning is an ideal tool for self-paced learning and professional development, and/or can be used for independent study or supplemental coursework for students.

Academic Pricing on Microsoft Official Courseware (MOC) and MS Press Books

Enhance your curriculum delivery with additional resources covering a wide range of Microsoft technologies. MSIA members are entitled to academic pricing on resource kits, e-books, and printed books available through Courseware Marketplace, MS Press, and Wiley.

Marketing Resources

Program Institution Certificate

Share it with the world! This certificate validates your institution as a Microsoft Imagine Academy member.

Posters & Flyers

Promotional tools providing information for educators, students and parents. Save time by posting these throughout your institution, or sharing with others to increase understanding of the Imagine Academy program and benefits of Microsoft curriculum and Certifications!