Imagine Academy Program Benefits
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 .
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.
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.
The new Online Learning Directory provides direct links to online courses, organized into short, easily consumable videos and articles covering specific topics and skills mapping to Microsoft certification. These online courses are ideal for self-paced, flexible learning, allowing educators’ skills to remain relevant and up-to-date on the latest technologies.
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 receive up to 50% discounts on Microsoft Official Courseware (MOC) resource kits through Courseware Marketplace, as well as e-books, and printed books available through the Microsoft Press Store.
MOS/MTA/MCE/Microsoft Fundamentals Exam Vouchers
The Imagine Academy provides each institution with 30 certification exam vouchers designated for professional development. This enables educators to build, prove and validate their skills through industry-recognized credentials. The vouchers cover up to 10 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams, 10 Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) exams, 5 Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) exams, and 5 Microsoft Fundamentals exams per year. Learn more about the Microsoft Fundamentals exams.
Along with exam vouchers, educators can benefit from the professional development guides provided to prepare for certification exams. These guides keep educators up to date on the latest technologies with links to resources and recommended steps for successful certification outcomes!
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.
Institution and Student Certificates
Share the good news! Institution Certificates are provided to validate your membership with the Microsoft Imagine Academy program. Display it in your front office or classroom to showcase your dedication to innovative technology education.
Educators can also utilize the student recognition award to celebrate course completion. These awards can be customized with your school logo, student name, and course to acknowledge accomplishments.
Promote instant visual identification that your institution values innovative technology education. The logo can be added to institution website, letterhead, and incorporated into promotional materials.
Posters & Flyers
Take advantage of the Imagine Academy posters and flyers to provide information about the program to students, parents, and the community! Display these throughout your institution and share with others to increase awareness and generate excitement about the potential opportunities available with Microsoft curriculum and certifications.