Certification For Forward-Thinking Educators
Leading Edge Certification (LEC) is a national certification program in educational technology and curriculum innovation. Created by an Alliance of nonprofits, universities and educational agencies, LEC is the first national certification program of its kind, and is platform and vendor neutral. There are currently three (3) areas of certification offered by LEC, with a fourth currently being developed:
- Online and Blended Teacher
- Digital Educator
- Professional Learning Leader (available in July, 2014)
Who We Are
Leading Edge Certification is a national Alliance of nonprofits, universities and educational agencies that provides educators a demonstrable way to show they understand how technology changes teaching and learning. Select Alliance members are also providers of the Learning Edge Certification program. To learn more about Leading Edge Alliance members, visit our Alliance page.
How It Works
Leading Edge Certification is provided by Alliance members through online training or a blend of online and face-to-face trainings. The curriculum is developed by experts in the field. To find a training near you – or to find an online provider – visit our Training page.
Why Choose Leading Edge Certification
Leading Edge Certification is the first of its kind to provide a national certification program in educational technology that is both platform and vendor neutral. The content and curriculum of Leading Edge Certification is freely available via a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution, Share-Alike license (CC BY-SA).