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Entry level technology for your college and career minded students


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This is my slide deck that I presented at the February Microsoft IT Academy webinar.

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Entry level technology for your college and career minded students

  1. 1. Zeshan Sattar Head of Curriculum Development, Agilisys Arch Apprenticeships
  2. 2. Expert Associate MTA Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)
  3. 3. Entry-level certification that validates fundamental knowledge of technology concepts. Includes learning content and can be delivered in the classroom by educators, making it a valuable academic solution. MTA is a stepping stone to other Microsoft certifications. Enables career exploration. Provides a complete solution including an industryrecognized credential.
  4. 4. Developer 98-361: 98-362: 98-363: 98-372: 98-375: Software Development Windows Development Web Development Microsoft .NET HTML5 App Dev IT Infrastructure 98-349: 98-365: 98-366: 98-367: Windows Operating System Windows Server Administration Networking Security Database 98-364: Database Administration New 98-379: Software Testing Fundamentals MOAC Exam Review Kit Student Study Guide Now Available
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  6. 6. © 2013 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.
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  8. 8. Each state implements the Career Cluster Framework to meet the needs of careers currently available in their regions and their economic goals for future growth.
  9. 9. MOAC Courseware and instructor materials available Maps to MTA exams Exam Review Kits (ERKs) ITA Benefit 20 hours of lesson plans and classroom presentations Can be customized to meet instructors’ needs Maps to MTA exams Student Study Guides (SSGs) Free download available to students for test preparation Maps to MTA exams (Chinese, Japanese, Korean) Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) Courses 3 to 6 hours each Supplement classroom instruction via self-study Networking Fundamentals and Database available now Security, Windows Server, Software Development, HTML5 coming soon Maps to MTA exams
  10. 10. Microsoft Official Academic Courses (MOAC) Exam Review Kit (ERK) • Published by partner John Wiley & Sons • Full courseware solution with a variety of classroom activities covering all MTA topics • Available in print and digital. • Can be personalized to include specific chapters desired by the Educator • Available at no additional charge to ITA’s • Intended to supplement textbooks in use • Includes lesson plans, slides, educator notes, and typical class activities