Microsoft is assisting MCTs in North America to offer 3 days of training for MCTs on the latest Microsoft products and technologies.

The summit will be held at Microsoft’s Northwest District office in San Francisco (835 Market Street, Suite 700  San Francisco, CA 94103), Oct 19-21 (W and Th 9-5, F 9-noon).

Presentations for developers, IT Pros, SQL, Office, and Personal Development will be given by fellow MCTs and presenters from Microsoft.  This year’s MCT Summit will include sessions to prepare MCTs for teaching Microsoft’s Cloud computing classes.  Another feature of this year’s MCT Summit will be half-day hands on labs.  We have three fully equipped classrooms for hands-on sessions.

As an MCT for many years I know how valuable it is to socialize with fellow MCTs, representatives from Microsoft, and venders.  We have set aside Wednesday evening for you to network during our “Meet and Greet” evening sponsored by TrainSignal.  We hope you will attend.

Affordable – In creating this event we wanted to make this affordable for MCTs.  For MCTs living in North America we are estimating the total expense to attend to be less than $1,200 from any major city (this estimate includes airfare, hotel, MCT Summit, and meals).  For most  MCTs it should be less then $1,000.  We want you to attend.  The discounted rate for your hotel stay will continue through the weekend should you want to stay and bring your significant other.

Those interested in presenting may submit session proposals to   Sessions slots are approximately 1hr in total length (45 minutes plus questions); however, presentations may span multiple sessions if requested. We have three fully equipped classrooms for half day or longer hands-on sessions.  Working on a new class?  This event is the perfect opportunity to try out your new class and have your fellow MCTs offer critiques.

We are seeking proposal for the following session tracks:

  • Developers
  • IT Pros
  • SQL
  • Office
  • Personal Development.

Have something you want to try? Please submit your suggestion.

Speakers in the Making
Interested in becoming a TechEd speaker?  You need to start somewhere.  For those interested in becoming a speaker we submit a session proposal and we will pair you with a mentor.  Your mentor will work with you on your presentation and speaking skills to prepare you for presenting at the summit.  At the summit your mentor will act as your safety net should you encounter any issues.  At the end of your presentation we will ask your fellow MCTs to provide you with positive feedback.

Request a Session – Have a request for a session?  Submit your session ideas  and we will see if we can acquire a presenter.   Requests for session ideas can be for any of the tracks or any topic: Developer, IT Pro, SQL, Office, SharePoint, Dynamics, or for hands-on lab sessions.

Become an MCT – A Train the Trainer (TTT) session will occur on Tuesday Oct 18.
If you are an MCP aspiring to become an MCT, attend the MCT Summit’s TTT session and become a MCT upon successful completion. To learn more about the MCT Certification requirements, visit Microsoft Learning’s MCT Certification page.  You can find more detailshere.  Fee for the Train the Trainer session is $700 which includes the Train the Trainer class,  MCT Summit conference fee, and your first years MCT fee to Microsoft.

If you or your company would like direct contact with Microsoft Certified Trainers, this is your opportunity. This can include offering a session on your company’s product.

MCT’s can make arrangements to take Microsoft exams offered through Prometric or Certiport at the summit.

Please Note: This year’s MCT NA Summit is the work of several dedicated MCTs with assistance from Microsoft, sponsors, and the IT professional association Pacific IT Professionals.  The MCT Summit is being offered by MCTs for MCTs; it is not a Microsoft event.

Source: Mct Summit


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I want to get this training but it is not easy for me to go other country. Is there any online program.

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