Move to Microsoft 365 Education


Microsoft 365 Education empowers educators to unlock creativity, promote teamwork, and provide a simple and safe experience in a single, affordable solution built for education. The purpose of this guide and the links below is to help IT administrators deploy Microsoft Education offerings from start to finish. We have divided topics into four categories to help you through the deployment continuum. Some IT admins may be starting from scratch, while others might have the basics set up and are looking to take advantage of IT management and teacher tools that are available. This guide is meant to help you deploy exactly what you need efficiently and easily. For additional help, please e-mail

The value of Microsoft 365 offerings working together for Education customers:


1: Cloud Deployment

Get started by creating your Office 365 tenant, setting up a cloud infrastructure for your school, and creating, managing, and syncing user accounts.

Create Your Office 365 Tenant

Secure and Configure Your Network

Sync your active directory

Sync your Student Information System

License Users

2: Device Management

Now that your infrastructure is set up, it's time to get school devices updated and ready with Windows 10, Intune for Education, Office and Minecraft education apps.

Deploy Windows 10

Manage Devices with Intune for EDU

Install Office Apps on devices

Install Minecraft: Education Edition

Install apps from Microsoft Store for Education

3: Tools for Teachers

Your teachers will have the latest classroom resources at their fingertips when you deploy Teams, Class Notebooks, Learning Tools, and more.

Set up Teams for Education

Set up OneNote Class Notebooks

Set up Learning Tools

Manage Forms

Use Education Resources

Run Skype in the Classroom

Teacher Professional Development and Training Resources

4: Advanced Topics

For IT admins who are ready for a more advanced implementation, here are some tools to check out:

Migrate SharePoint On-Prem content to the cloud

Hybrid for SharePoint Server

Set up Exchange Online

Show teachers how to connect their notebooks to the LMS

Configure Hybrid Skype for Business