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Innovative Educators

The best educators are the most innovative thinkers in the world and we want to build on that innovation to help every student succeed. Our goal is to empower every teacher with the tools and resources to understand and engage every student at their own pace, in the right place, and in a way that allows them to achieve their greatest potential.

For students to be successful in tomorrow’s world they must develop higher-order thinking skills that will propel them forward. Microsoft’s Innovative Educator Program enables educators to use technology effectively in their classrooms in order to develop these 21st century skills. Educators gain critical skills through professional development that accelerates their innovative teaching. They connect with others around the globe, in one of the world’s largest online educator communities. And the most innovative educators are recognized and celebrated around the world through the Partners in Learning Network.

The program offers:

  • ​Professional Development
    • Find validated and scalable professional development that delivers proven approaches and practices for improved student learning experiences

  • Global Community
    • Join a global community to connect and collaborate with other innovative educators and education experts worldwide

  • Recognition and Celebration
    • Celebrate and recognize the most innovative educators and their teaching practices from around the world

Expert Educator Program

The Expert Educator Program is Microsoft's exclusive one year program created to recognize pioneer educators globally who are using technology to transform education.

On a yearly basis the program celebrates renowned educators out of whom some are selected to be part of this exclusive global community of visionary leaders who are paving the way for their peers in the effective use of technology for better learning and student outcomes.

Expert Educators work closely with Microsoft to lead innovation in education. They advocate, share their experiences with peers and policy makers on effective use of technology in education. They provide insight for Microsoft on new products and tools in education. They share valuable experiences, lessons, and best practices and they work together as a community to promote ideas to innovate in teaching and learning.

What do you get if you choose to participate?

  • Insider view into Microsoft thinking and technologies
  • Free products, tools, and marketing assets from Microsoft
  • Exclusive professional and career development opportunities through virtual calls, face to face training, and global connections
  • Opportunity to share your innovations with world renowned educators and globally recognized specialists
  • Special spotlight and privileged access to blogs and social media activities
  • Engagement as advisors within the Partners in Learning program
  • Invitations to join Microsoft at special events
  • Exchange program to a number of educators