Partnering For Success

We are Proud To Partner with Key Associates and Associations in the Education Industry

Associations
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The ETIN (The EdTech Industry Network) believes that education technologies are transforming teaching and learning, improving educational outcomes and strengthening individual opportunity and success. ETINs convenes ed tech leaders to understand and address the issues and challenges that are shaping the future of education. ETIN programs provide thought leadership, advocacy, industry-leading events, and peer learning, accelerating the growth and success of the ed tech industry.

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The SETDA  (State Educational Technology Tech Directors Association) mission is to build and increase the capacity of state and national leaders to improve education through technology policy and practice. In carrying out this mission, we are committed to:

  • Serving every U.S. state and territorial education agency

  • Maintaining a future-focused, holistic view on how to leverage technology for education

  • Fostering collaboration among our members, strategic partners and other education leaders and policymakers

  • Taking action on important issues facing public education

ISTE is a passionate community of global educators who believe in the power of technology to transform teaching and learning to accelerate innovation and solve tough problems in education.

ISTE inspires the creation of solutions and connections that improve opportunities for all learners by delivering: practical guidance, evidence-based professional learning, virtual networks, thought-provoking events and the ISTE Standards.

business Partners

Canadian Sales and Marketing Partner

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MindShare Learning is Canada’s leading EdTech strategy consulting, news, and professional learning events company. Its hallmark is providing strategic solutions to learning and technology providers in the K-12, higher ed and lifelong learning space, to support student success.

Market Research

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 Interactive Educational Systems Design (IESD) specializes in research to support product development and marketing, and in effective communication with educational decision makers.

Business Development

Bridget Foster has worked in all areas of the education market—from classroom teacher, to state level and industry leadership. As SVP Education at SIIA, she helped companies better understand the education market, so that they can grow their brands worldwide. She has held key leadership positions at a number of education technology companies, helping them to build brand equity, drive revenue growth, and expand market penetration to win dominant market share. Key positions include: PolyVision, were she was responsible for developing, building, and growing their alliance and partnership program globally; Key Curriculum Press, where she engineered their move from print to digital; SchoolNet, helping publishers optimize their products for the LMS; and at PLATO Learning, working with state departments to implement their LMS statewide. As Executive Director of the CLRN, a service of the California Department of Education, she spearheaded and launched an electronic learning resource review process that received global acclaim. She has served on a variety of boards including the SIIA Board of Directors, the E-Learning Workgroup and the Technology Advisory Group for Office of the Governor of California. She has acted as a guest lecturer for a variety of university education programs and started her career as a high school science and math teacher. She holds credentials in English, science, mathematics and school administration.

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