Welcome to Certiport’s Adobe Certified Professional Academy

October wouldn’t be the same without Certiport’s Adobe Certified Professional Academy! From Monday, October 4 to Friday, October 29, Certiport will host the second annual Adobe Certified Professional Academy, an immersive online professional development experience for creative educators. Get exposed to the power of Certiport’s Adobe Certified Professional pathway, learn from industry creatives about the future of the industry, and get trained on how to level-up the skills you teach in your classroom.

Adobe Certified Professional Academy will feature

  • Weekly webinars featuring creative industry and educational leaders, including Tacy Trowbridge, Head of Global Education Programs of Adobe, and Ana Katarina Charvet, Graphic Designer at JUICE. Check out the full line-up below.
  • Informative blog posts and podcast episodes on multiple topics, including a full overview of the Adobe Certified Professional program, free resources from Adobe, and practical advice for teaching visual, web, and video design.
  • Past Adobe certified candidate interviews talking about where they are now and how Adobe certification has set them apart.

Stay tuned for an exciting month filled with Adobe Certified Professional 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 Adobe Certified Professional Academy.

Webinar Topics and Schedule

Free Adobe Resources for Educators

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 Rosy Capron and Tacy Trowbridge 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 October 6, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM ET
View the full recording here

Practical Advice for Teaching Visual, Video, or Web Design

Collaborate with and learn from educators in your discipline. We’ll split into three virtual breakout rooms—visual design, video design, and web design— to discuss tactics for preparing students for Adobe certification and careers in the field.

Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM ET
View the visual design session here, the video design session here, and the web design session here

Reflections from Creative Industry Professionals

For our final webinar, we’re sitting down with professionals from various disciplines, including a creative hiring manager, a graphic designer, a motion graphics designer, and web designer. Together we’ll discuss their pathways to success, how they see their fields changing, and what they wish they would’ve known before starting their careers.

Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM ET
View 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 2021 for an extraordinary virtual experience to find inspiration, connect with creatives from around the world, and learn the best ways to bring your best ideas to life.

Dates: October 26-28, 2021
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. Plus, those who attend Adobe Certified Professional Academy will have first dibs on registration for the Digital Experience Design Bootcamp, a deep dive with trainers from Certiport to help you launch your certification program.

Are you ready to learn?