Watch the OETC Webinar: Microsoft 365 Education licensing through OETC

Learn about the new Microsoft 365 Education licensing through OETC Microsoft has overhauled their software licensing for education. The Education Desktop bundle has evolved into Microsoft 365 Education, which differs in structure, offerings and user count. This 30-minute webinar includes a 15 minute presentation from OETC Executive Director Thomas Richards on the new Microsoft 365 …


Apple deployment course: Learn the essentials

OETC, in partnership with Apple Professional Learning Specialists, is offering a two-day course for IT and administrators who deploy and manage Apple devices. The course focuses on skills and tools, taught through interactive discussions and hands-on exercises, backed up by practice on real-world scenarios. By the end of the course, participants will be able to: …


OETC’s CIO Summit 2019: A Retrospective

OETC’s third-annual CIO Summit ran Oct. 10-12 at Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, Wash. Download the speakers’ presentations here. Claire Lew was ready to share the five magic words bosses can use to get good, actionable info from their employees. The CEO of Know Your Team looked out over the crowd of 70 leaders gathered in …


Adobe Shared Device Licensing Webinar

Webinar: Migrate from Adobe Device Licensing to Shared Device Licensing In 2019 Adobe device licensing is changing. Learn how these changes affect your organization as well as other licensing options available for Education. The webinar covers information about the Shared Device License Migration Process, how to prepare, and what the migration process will look like. …


IntegratED 2019: Meet Your Lightning Talk Speakers!

“Most importantly I teach, and there’s nothing I’d rather do.It’s not a superpower, it doesn’t need dressing up or glitter; it simply is the best job I could have and the only one I’ve ever wanted.” IntegratED is known for having some of the most exciting keynotes in the industry. But this year, we’re doing …


OETC Community Interview: Douglas Rushkoff

“Fostering humanity means modeling what it means to be human.” Named one of the “world’s ten most influential intellectuals” by MIT, Douglas Rushkoff is an author and documentarian who studies human autonomy in a digital age. His twenty books include the upcoming Team Human, based on his podcast, as well as the bestsellers Present Shock, …


OETC Community Interview: Joseph Herscher

YouTube personality and kinetic artist Joseph Herscher specializes in making useless yet comical machines. His absurdist contraptions use familiar objects in unfamiliar ways: books become dominoes, smashing a vase to scare a dog which pulls a leash – all to achieve a simple task, such as turning the page of a newspaper. His inventions have …


OETC Community Interview: Ben Grey

“We’ve yet to come to terms with what it means to have essentially the sum whole of human knowledge available to us at any time.” Ben is the Assistant Superintendent for Innovative Learning and Communications in Community Consolidated School District 59. In 2014, Ben’s team was invited by President Obama to participate in the ConnectED …


OETC Community Interview: Matt Miller

“If the problems my students are confronted with also resolve my own desire to make and address a real-world need in the community, then we all win.” A designer and educator, Matt Miller has worked for several public interest design practices including Project H Design and Architecture for Humanity. In 2010 he co-founded Studio H—a …


OETC Community Interview: Jeff Utecht

“Only 35% of our high school students across the nation report they are engaged in their schooling. I help schools and communities understand how to engage this generation of learners who are growing up in a ‘learn in the moment’ culture.” Jeff Utecht is an educational technology consultant, educator, and author. In 2001, he was …