Professional development opportunities

Applied Digital Skills provides online and in-person professional development (PD) sessions to support educators in integrating digital citizenship, digital literacy, digital fluency, and practical application on the use of digital technologies into the curriculum.  

The PD workshops provide teachers with the opportunity to: 

  • Test drive an Applied Digital Skills class from a student and teacher perspective
  • Review the Applied Digital Skills curriculum
  • Develop a plan of action for teaching Applied Digital Skills lessons in their classrooms 

We work with several professional development organizations around the United States to bring PD workshops to districts, schools and communities. Our PD sessions are free of charge to educators and open to new and existing Applied Digital Skills instructors.

Applied Digital Skills professional development providers

Feel free to contact the professional development providers listed below for more information on how to schedule a professional development session for educators in your school or organization.

EdTech Teacher

EdTech Teacher, a Google for Education Provider offers one day workshops that teach educators how to master the Google products and skills related to the Google Certified Educator Level 1  & 2 exams.  Also available are workshops to encourage educators to use the free of charge Applied Digital Skills PD. Visit their website to learn more about scheduling a professional development session at your school.

Five Star

Five Star is a Google Partner offering support to school districts and administrators to help optimize the use of Google Workspace and other tools. Please visit their website to learn more about their offerings. 

Kiker Learning

Kiker Learning is a Google for Education Partner for professional development sessions. Kiker Learning delivers educational technology solutions designed for educators. Reach out to to learn more about their free of charge Applied Digital Skills PD offerings near you.

friED Technology

friED Technology provides professional development sessions that help educators bridge the gap between knowing how technology can positively impact the modern classroom and knowing exactly how to bring new technology to the classroom. Learn more and register for a free of charge Applied Digital Skills PD workshop here.

O'Bryant Group

The O'Briant Group helps some of the top organizations in the world create sustainable, scalable change using design thinking methods. Visit their Education page to learn more about requesting an Applied Digital Skills workshop.

Nivel A

Nivel A is a Google for Education partner that specializes in technology integration and its impact on education. Nivel A's solutions improve teaching and learning processes through professional development, coaching and team building. Please visit (  and learn more about nivelA and our Applied Digital Skills PD workshops.

We Greaux People

We Greaux People is a Google for Education and Google Cloud Partner can provide fully customized training to meet your needs that will relieve adult anxiety and frustration while increasing student engagement and performance. Schools and districts can learn more by visiting our page,

Centro Educativio CAFFE

Centro Educativo CAFFE is a Google for Education Partner and has a presence in Latin America. We have developed a free of charge online training offer, where teachers can develop applied digital skills, through Google for Education applications, as others that exist online.

Tablet Academy

Based in the UK with offices around the world, Tablet Academy provide teacher and student training workshops on the Applied Digital Skills platform as well as bespoke Google Workspace training packages. Visit their website to learn more.
Other PD Opportunities

If you are an Applied Digital Skills user who would like to train other educators through professional development fill out this interest form.

Visit the Applied Digital Skills teacher support page for more online resources about how to teach with Applied Digital Skills.

Applied Digital Skills certifications

All professional development sessions provide a Certificate of Completion, which will include the date, location, and length of your training. 

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