Welcome to CAD Academy

From Monday, November 2nd to Friday, November 20th, Certiport will host the first-ever CAD Academy, an immersive online experience, designed to explore engineering in education. Get exposed to the power of computer-aided design, Autodesk Certified User certification, and engineering skills in the classroom and beyond.

CAD Academy will feature

  • weekly webinars featuring engineering industry and educational leaders. Check out the full line-up below.
  • informative blog posts on multiple topics, including ACU learning products and curriculum, Autodesk resources for educators, and equity and accessibility to engineering education.

Stay tuned for the exciting month filled with ACU events and news. Plus, those who attend all the live webinars will receive a professional development certificate, demonstrating the hours you spent learning and growing through CAD Academy.

Webinar Topic and Schedule

ACU Learning Partners: Who's Who

Learn about which ACU learning products will work best for you and your students. In this webinar, your fellow educators will share helpful and honest testimonials and best practices for their go-to learning products.

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Time: 4 PM ET (live) or 9 PM ET (pre-recorded)
View the webinar recording here.

Getting to Know Autodesk Resources

Autodesk offers free teaching and learning resources as part of Design Academy. Find out what they are and how you can access them. Join the team at Autodesk to learn more. Whether you’re a seasoned engineering teacher or new to Autodesk, this webinar will offer useful tips and tools to empower your students with 21st century engineering skills.

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Time: 4 PM ET (live) or 9 PM ET (pre-recorded)
View the webinar recording here

Equity in Engineering Education

There is unequal access to engineering education, as well as other barriers to engineering careers for marginalized groups. In fact, college students from low-income communities drop out more than other students from engineering related majors. Join our panel of education leaders and listen to their strategies to expand access to engineering learning for all students’ success.

Date: Wednesday, November 18th, 2020
Time: 4 PM ET (live) or 9 PM ET (pre-recorded)
View the webinar recording here

Don’t worry if one of the dates or times listed won’t work with your schedule. Register for the webinar and you’ll get first access to a recorded presentation to view on your own time. We can’t wait to learn with all of you!