Nashville Junior High announced today 23 ninth grade students received the industry recognized Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification to help them become college and career ready. With more than 1 million exams taken annually in 140 countries, MOS is the leading IT certification in the world.
These students participated in the Microsoft IT Academy program at NJHS to help them develop their Microsoft Office skills. According to Kim Conant, Computer Applications Teacher, “The Microsoft Office Specialist program gives our students in-demand technology skills that will increase their desktop computing proficiency and future employability.”
All students were certified in Microsoft Excel 2013. Other students also earned their Word and/or PowerPoint certifications. Nashville was ranked 3rd in the state for number of certifications obtained in the Fall 2013 semester.