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        The NLC Digital Learning Lab is Expanding!

        To provide students and advisors with additional learning opportunities at this year's National Leadership Conference we'll be highlighting a different partner/program offering each day in our new NLC Digital Learning Lab.


        Wednesday, May 9, 2017: 
        Next Step Academy Life Skills Achievement Program
        Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
        Location: D: Northern Hemisphere Salon E4

        Connect with our partners at Next Step Academy and take advantage of the opportunity to complete any or all of the (at minimum) six (6) introductory life skills webinars during NLC to earn your electronic Life Skills Achievement badge. The Life Skills Achievement Program is designed to introduce members to important components identified by the U.S. Department of Labor and 21st Century Skills as necessary for success in the workplace. Each course is quick, easy and designed to be used across a variety of devices—including smartphones, tablets, laptops and more—allowing users to take their learning on the go. With an ever-growing suite of course offerings, Next Step Academy is helping members take their next steps at every stage of life.



        Thursday, May 10, 2017:
         
        Adobe Academy
        Time: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
        Location: D: Northern Hemisphere Salon E4

        Back by popular demand, members can register for any or all of the Adobe Academy courses being offered at NLC and work toward earning the new Adobe badges/pins. Adobe Academy Pins - This year we are introducing a new incentive to our Adobe courses. We are dedicated to the Idea that we want all teachers and students to learn to use the creative tools Adobe has to offer so that they can engage with new technologies. Digital Expression is the new Literacy and Creativity is the new Literacy, go create something today. To help this Creative pursuit we have organized 6 Pins (Badges) you can collect: 

        • ACA Boot Camp Visual Design Badge - Photoshop
        • ACA Boot Camp Graphic Design and Illustration Badge - Illustrator
        • ACA Boot Camp Print and Digital Publishing Badge - InDesign
        • *Boot Camp Interactive, Web, and Video Badge - Attend an interactive session *not ACA Connected
        • Adobe Academy Elective Pin - Attend any session other than an ACA Boot Camp
        • Adobe Academy Graduate Pin - Complete 2 Boot Camps and attend one other session

         

        Friday, May 12, 2017: Precision Exams
        Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
        Location: D: Northern Hemisphere Salon E4

        Certifications are an integral part of improving a person’s knowledge in a specific subject area. In an effort to strengthen the offerings that BPA adds to the classroom, we are pleased to present a new pilot program at this year's NLC in collaboration with our partner Precision Exams. Join us for a one-day Digital Learning Lab experience as we introduce five certification offerings available to BPA students at a min minimal cost as part of this exploratory endeavor. Let your students be the first to get certified through the 2017 pilot. Precision Exams Certification Offerings will include: 

        Banking and Finance (aligns with BPA Banking & Finance Competitive Event – 145)
        Economics (aligns with BPA Economic Research Competitive Event – 155)
        3D Graphics (aligns with BPA Computer Modeling Competitive Event – 425)
        3D Animation (aligns with BPA Computer Animation Team Competitive Event – 440)
        Digital Media IA (aligns with BPA Digital Media Production Competitive Event – 420)

        Attendees may register for a Day Pass in advance of NLC by using the Conference Registration System or can purchase the pass onsite at NLC by going to the Finance Desk in the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando. Registered students will have the opportunity to take one or all of the five Precision Exams Certification modules being offered. Pre-registration is required for students interested in taking these certifications.

         

         

         

         

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