Earn a free TCEA 2024 Microcredential!

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What is a microcredential?

A microcredential is a competency-based digital badge earned for completing certain professional learning requirements. TCEA’s microcredential learning programs are either topic-based, role-based, tool-based, or a mixture of these. Microcredentials are a great way to share your areas of expertise with the world!

The Six TCEA 2024 Microcredentials:

Choose one of six microcredential learning programs based on the in-demand skills, cutting-edge topics, and industry-valued knowledge you want to explore on a deeper level. Attend the required sessions on Saturday and Sunday at TCEA 2024 to earn your microcredential.

Featured presenter teaching educators at the TCEA Convention.

Want to transform the way you work and the way students learn? Get the scoop on using AI to support everything from lesson planning, personalized learning, and assessment to collaboration, closing achievement gaps, and giving feedback.

Limit Reached:

This microcredential is no longer available.


TCEA Microcredntial Badge AI for leaders

AI is here to stay. How can it be harnessed to support teaching and learning? Explore the ethical implications of AI, top-of-mind policy and training considerations, and where AI is headed. Plus, discover how it can support personalized learning, achievement, and efficiency.

Limit Reached:

This microcredential is no longer available.


Educators networking during a breakout session at the TCEA Convention.

Get creative, and get creating with Canva. Take a deep dive into how Canva can be used by everyone, students included! Learn about branding and design principles, discover hidden features that will excite you, and get inspired by ideas you’ll want to try right away.


Attendees exchanging ideas and networking at the TCEA Convention & Exposition.
Uncover ways to leverage technology and research-proved practices to support ELLs, literacy, and student-led data analysis. Plus, learn how to boost differentiation, assessment, and instruction with digital tools to yield higher learning outcomes.


Educators walking through the exhibit hall at the TCEA Convention & Exposition.
Take your use of Google to a whole new level! From assessments and grading to collaboration and assignment creation, explore how Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drive, extensions, and more can amplify and transform teaching and learning.


View of the Austin, Texas skyline from Zilker Park.
Experience a smorgasbord of powerful resources and tools for librarians and library media specialists! Explore topics like leadership in the library, AI, Canva, digital book creation, global library collaboration, and more.


How It Works:

1.  Sign up for one of six different microcredentials:

  • AI for Leaders
  • AI for Educators
  • Digital Teaching and Learning
  • Canva
  • Google Tools

2.  In January, you’ll get an email with a link to microcredential sessions on Sat, Feb. 3 and Sun, Feb. 4.

3. Choose at least six sessions from the list to attend for your microcredential.

4. After convention, you’ll be emailed a form to self-report which six sessions you attended.

5. Submit the form and receive your microcredential (digital badge) by email!

How to Sign Up:

Already registered for TCEA 2024?

If you marked that you were interested in a microcredential during registration, you’ll receive an email with a link to sign up very soon!

Not yet registered for TCEA 2024?

To earn a microcredential, you’ll first need to register for TCEA 2024 and mark that you’re interested in a microcredential during registration. Once your registration is complete, you’ll receive an email with a sign-up link.

There are a limited number of free microcredentials available. So hurry and secure your spot today!

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