Micro-Credentials & Personalized Playlists

Micro-credentials are asynchronous learning opportunities that allow participants to decide which element or elements best suit their personal, professional practice. Micro-credentials demonstrate evidence of competency and can lead to license renewal credits.

Watch the video below to see how a Grant Wood AEA micro-credential might support you and your learning needs.

Micro-credential Library

High Quality Instruction




Description: This micro-credential was designed to support educators creating content for virtual or face-to-face delivery with best practices in mind. Learners will be successful when they are able to create/deliver content which embeds best practice in adult learning theory, social-emotional support, and assessment practices.

Intended Audience: Pre-K—12 educators, instructional coaches, administrators and AEA staff.

Approximate Time Needed: 2 hours

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Introduction to MTSS




Description: This micro-credential was designed for Pre-K—12 educators to give an overview of the foundational elements included in an effective MTSS system.

Intended Audience: Pre-K—12 educators, instructional coaches, administrators and AEA staff.

Approximate Time Needed: 2 hours

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Using the Jamboard App to Increase Engagement & Collaboration




Description: This micro-credential was designed to engage learners in utilization of the interactive app: Google Jamboard. Learners will explore models of effective use of the interactive space and will utilize Google Jamboard as a tool to increase collaboration, engagement, critical thinking, and creativity with learners.

Intended Audience: Pre-K—12 educators, instructional coaches, administrators and AEA staff.

Approximate Time Needed: 1 hour

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Protecting Intellectual Property




Description: As educators, we are constantly creating and sharing information. In our digital world, it is more important than ever to be good stewards in modeling how we share content. Participants will learn about Grant Wood AEA’s “ABC” standards and how they apply to intellectual property.

Intended Audience: Pre-K—12 educators, instructional coaches, administrators and AEA staff.

Approximate Time Needed: 1 hour

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