Your commitment as a MIE Expert is to be an advocate for using Microsoft technology to improve student learning. In a year, MIE Experts typically:
Join the Microsoft Educator Network and fully complete your profile
Submit a learning activity. Learning activities are typically project-based or inquiry-based activities that exemplify the use of 21st century teaching practices. The best past learning activities have included references to the 21st Century Learning Design rubrics, included examples of student's work, and a video explaining the learning activity. All learning activities should be submitted in English to apply to become a MIE Expert. See learning activities from MIE Experts.
Send an email with a link to your profile and a link to your learning activity on the Microsoft Educator Network before 15 October, 2014 to your region’s email:
Please be aware applications are not open yet, but reach out to your region’s email below if you are interested and want to find out more information on the application.
Central and Eastern Europe
Middle East and Africa
MIE Experts will be selected by the regional Microsoft representative based on the quality of the learning activity submitted, the educator’s ability to meet commitments and their fluency in English (the language used for the professional development webinars and special events).
Microsoft Innovative Expert Fellows (MIE Fellows):
By invitation. Top of class MIE Experts who have served as the face and voice of Microsoft in education for at least a year may be invited to become MIE Fellows by your local Microsoft representative. Those invited will have demonstrated active leadership and influenced educators to incorporate 21st century learning practices in teaching and learning.
|Application and Selection of MIE Experts||July - October 2014|
|Announcement of MIE Expert Educators||November 2014|
|MIE Experts Active Engagement||November 2014 - November 2015|
|Webinars||November 2014 - November 2015|
|Global Educator Exchange||April 2015|