Welcome to Adobe Academy

From Monday, September 21st to Friday October 22nd, Certiport will host the first-ever Adobe Academy, an immersive, online experience. Get exposed to the power of Adobe, Adobe Certified Associate certification, and creative skills in the classroom and beyond.

Adobe Academy will feature

  • Weekly webinars with creative industry and educational leaders, including Tacy Trowbridge, Head of Global Education Programs of Adobe, Lauren Lampron, North Carolina Edgecombe County Principal of the Year, and Rick Kennedy, Instructional Administrator of Idaho State Department of Education. Check out the full line-up below.
  • Informative blog posts on multiple topics, including grants and scholarships available for art and digital media teachers and students, best practices for virtual digital media classes, and equity and accessibility to creative education.
  • Former Adobe Certified Associate candidate interviews talking about where they are now and how Adobe certification has set them apart.

It'll be an exciting month filled with Adobe certification 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 Adobe Academy.

Webinar Topic and Schedule

Getting to Know Adobe Resources

Adobe offers free teaching and learning resources, designed by educators for educators, to ignite creativity in every classroom. Find out what they are and how you can access them. Join Brian Johnsrud and Clara Galan from Adobe to learn more. Whether you’re a seasoned digital media teacher or new to Adobe, this webinar will offer useful tips and tools to empower your students with creative skills.

Date: Wednesday September 23, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM ET and 9 PM ET
Check out the recording here, plus the slides and resources presented here

Adobe Certified Associate Learning Partners: Who's Who

Learn about which Adobe Certified Associate 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, Brain Buffet and MSi.

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Time: 4 PM ET and 9 PM ET
Check out the recording here. You can also learn about Brain Buffet and MSi here

Preparing Students for the Creative Future

Creativity is embedded and needed everywhere. Across industries, experts agree that the ability to think creatively and communicate expressively will only become more important for the future workforce. Join our panel of industry and educational experts to explore strategies for cultivating the skills and mindsets that students will need in order to build careers, affect changes, and shape their world. Moderated by Tacy Trowbridge, Head of Global Education Programs of Adobe.

Date: Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
Time: 4 PM ET and 9 PM ET
Check out the recording here

Creativity, Equity, and Student Success

There is unequal access to digital media and art education, as well as other barriers to creative careers for marginalized groups. Join our panel of education leaders and listen to their strategies at the state, district, school, and classroom-level to expand access to creative learning for all students’ success.

Date: Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
Time: 4 PM ET and 9 PM ET
Check out the recording here.  

Adobe MAX

Adobe’s annual creativity conference is an experience like no other, and this year it’s FREE. Register for MAX 2020 to access 56 hours of nonstop inspiration and learning. With more than 350 sessions across 10 tracks, global collaborative art projects, celebrity appearances, and musical performances, there’s truly something for everyone.

Dates: October 20th-22nd, 2020
Register 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!