Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE)

Close the educational technology skills gap

The Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) is a professional development program that bridges the gap between technology skills and innovative teaching. Educators holding a MCE certification can prove they have the skills needed to provide rich, customized learning experiences for their students that incorporate critical 21st century skills using Microsoft tools. Benefits of implementing a MCE professional development and certification program at your institution include:

  • Ensures faculty/staff have basic understanding of Microsoft Education tools
  • Ensures faculty/staff can demonstrate how to successfully incorporate 21st century into lessons
  • Ensures faculty/staff know which Microsoft Education tools can support which specific 21st century skills
  • Provides access to free effective professional development
  • Provides reliable validation of ICT investments
MCE Program Overview

The full pathway solution to becoming a Microsoft Certified Educator

Through Certiport’s full pathway solution educators can prepare themselves for the MCE certification exam with customized eLearning materials, free self-assessments, and the Technology Literacy for Educators certification exam.

Learning materials for MCE certification

Preparing for MCE certification is free

Microsoft provides educators with the tools needed to prepare for the MCE exam. To successfully pass this exam, you will want to master the 21CLD curriculum and have a working understanding of a variety of Microsoft tools.

The 21st Century Learning Design provides teachers with clear and practical ways to develop 21st skills using digital technologies with their students. Through a collection of Office Mix Lessons, This collection builds on the research methodology providing a collaborative, practice-based process to help educators transform how they design enriching learning activities for their students.

In the Office 365 Teacher Academy learning path, educators will learn how to become more innovative with cloud-based tools, regardless of the device they use. Educators will also learn how to use basic features of Office 365 including Microsoft Teams, OneNote, Sway, Microsoft Forms, Office Online and OneDrive.

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Integrating the MCE learning resources and certification exam into teacher training programs or professional development will help instructors gain confidence to leverage new technologies in order to maximize student learning outcomes. Exams can be administered and proctored conveniently by educators on campus with existing computers and at a time that meets their scheduling needs.

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Practice test for MCE certification

GMetrix practice tests

Performance based assessment and test preparation tools to help individuals achieve IT certification credentials. Many of your students will be anxious to assess their knowledge of applications prior to taking the certification exams. Additionally, we recognize the need for educators to properly assess an individual’s knowledge. To this end, Certiport has partnered with GMetrix to deliver industry-leading practice tests. These tests, with included reporting and insight features, ensure your students are adequately prepared to their certification exam.

Why GMetrix practice tests?

  • Accurately replicate a "live application" testing environment
  • Enhance learning through self-paced practice questions
  • Build familiarity with the testing environment
  • Increase confidence towards certification exams
  • Better prepare students to pass certification exams

GMetrix practice tests are customizable

GMetrix practice tests are customizable, allowing you to create a highly-effective environment conducive to student-centered learning. GMetrix practice tests offer two different modes:

Testing mode:

  • - Students experience what the certification exams will be like
  • - Timed practice tests present scenarios to perform just like the actual certification exam

Training mode:

  • - Students work at their own pace as they receive feedback and step-by-step instructions for each question

Practice test available for:

  • Technology Literacy for Educators 

Microsoft Certified Educator certification

The Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) program certification represents a valid and reliable way to measure the effectiveness of your investment in ICT and professional development. Educators holding an MCE certification have the tools and skillsets to break though limitations of geography and resources, and begin to apply their knowledge to provide a customized learning experience for their students using technology.

Exam: Technology Literacy for Educators (62-193)

The MCE: Technology Literacy for Educators certification test is an intermediate-level examination intended to be a valid and reliable measure of competencies as measured by the 21st Century Learning Design (21CLD) framework. Passing the Technology Literacy for Educators (62-193) exam also offers pre-service or in-service educators a credential to differentiate themselves with current and future employers

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MCE licensing options

Flexible licensing and other exam delivery options make it easy for your school to certify one to hundreds of instructors; providing a valuable professional development benefit.

Available resources Description
Exam voucher Vouchers are portable and can be used at any Certiport Center. A voucher can be assigned, which will only allow it to be used by a specified individual.
Exam electronic inventory Purchase and access a set number of exams to be used throughout the year. Inventory can only be used by your testing center for which it was purchased and does not require the use of a voucher number. Inventory will adjust each time your instructors attempt the Technology Literacy for Educators (62-193) exam.
100 exam site license Now you can implement testing across your entire site with a low-cost, annual fee; eliminating per-test costs. Not only is site licensing easy to budget for, but it also provides a unique professional development benefit to all instructors at your school.
250 exam site license
500 exam site license