The race to be accepted into a Google Teacher Academy is in full force. We have a special education teacher who has applied (video below). The application for the upcoming Google Teacher Academy is due this week, and you can see more example videos of educators from across the world here. How does having Google Certified Teachers on staff benefit our efforts to help teachers develop skills to blend technology into traditional teaching methods? Does the credibility that goes along with this experience help tech integration reform? How do administrators have to support teachers who volunteer to jump in to this process?