Google Cloud Faculty Experts Program

Get recognized for helping educators learn about Google Cloud

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The Faculty Experts program rewards Google Cloud’s top faculty advocates with professional development, recognition, networking opportunities, and access to Google developers for helping other educators explore the benefits of Google Cloud in the classroom.

Why join?

As a member, you’ll get access to benefits including admission to Google conferences and events, speaking opportunities, additional faculty credits, and more.

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    Exclusive access

    * Early access to new product features * Access to Google Cloud events and summits * Support from Google developers * Program swag and gear

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    Professional development

    * Special training days at events like Google I/O, NEXT, and Cloud Summits * Monthly office hours * One year access to Coursera and Qwiklabs training * One free Google Cloud certification exam * $1,000 in additional faculty credits

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    Expand network and exposure

    * Meet other cloud educators in our community groups * Get invitations to speak at industry events * Be featured in videos, case studies, blog posts, and other faculty resources

Applications for the 2019-2020 school year are closed.

Please check this space in the future for the 2020-2021 year information or join the faculty community for the latest news.

How to apply

We’re seeking faculty and researchers who exhibit strong knowledge and use of Google Cloud in the classroom as evidenced in their resume, and support from campus leadership.

Apply now
Follow our application checklist.
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Online application

Submit the online application form with resume.


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Phone interview

Attend a brief phone interview to discuss advocacy opportunities.


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Letter of support

Submit a letter of support from your department and sign an NDA.

Review eligibility criteria

  • Minimum 1 year of teaching experience in higher education

  • Show significant use of Google Cloud in the classroom

  • Be passionate about sharing your GCP knowledge with others through workshops, tutorials, academic papers, blog posts, etc.

Get Started

Faculty Experts Program Details

Upon acceptance into the Faculty Experts program, you'll receive a welcome letter, a Getting Started guide, a digital badge, and other resources to help you collaborate with the group. An active community that reaches others in a multitude of ways beyond the program is a recipe for success. Click below for more program details.

Disclaimer for government officials:
Google is pleased to provide educational institutions whose members participate in the Faculty Experts program with attendance at related events and things of value at no cost where appropriate under applicable laws. Google may be required to report things of value provided to government officials, seek approval from your institution, or invoice you to avoid making an impermissible gift. Please contact us-gov-ethics@google.com if you have any questions, or if you’d like to reimburse Google for anything provided.

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