ISTE Opportunity

Verizon Mobile Learning Academy with students

ISTE is currently accepting applications for the September 2017 (Cycle 10) cohort of the Verizon Mobile Learning Academy.

The Verizon Mobile Learning Academy (VMLA) is a FREE 10 week course designed and offered by ISTE for school and district teams in the U.S. This course is perfect for schools and districts that:

  • want to provide an excellent technology integration PD opportunity for some or all of their staff;
  • want to ensure that the technology they currently have is being used in innovative, student-centered ways;
  • and would like support as they plan a new technology initiative.


In addition to being FREE, here are more great benefits of this program:

  • Course materials and activities are online, allowing you to participate in world-class professional learning from your own school campus.
  • ISTE provides an experienced Instructional Coach to work with your team and personalize the experience to address the specific questions and needs of your school and team members.
  • Everyone who participates receives 2.5 Continuing Education Units (or 25 Continuing Education hours) from Johns Hopkins University.
  • The team approach unites administrators, technology specialists/coaches, and educators in their vision for improving teaching and learning with technology.


You can review the details and the course syllabus or start your application at http://iste.org/vmla. September cohort registrations for your 5-10 person team are due September 11, 2017.


Actualizing your Mobile Learning Vision through Team-based PD

Presented by Nancye Blair Black, FSTE President & ISTE VMLA Faculty Lead

Participate in this live event to learn how school and district team-based professional learning can improve the buy-in and collaboration needed to achieve a shared vision around mobile learning. Takeaways will include strategies you can implement right away in your own PD initiatives as well as information about how to sign up for a free team-based mobile learning course facilitated by ISTE.