OETC News

See the latest news from OETC, including recent solicitations, new contracts, and event announcements.

Upcoming Microsoft Security Immersion Workshops

Register for a Security Immersion Workshop Shifts to the cloud alter security challenges. It is more important than ever to detect and defend with tools designed to support flexible, dynamic cloud environments. Now you can! Through the Make It Real: Security Immersion Workshop, you will step into the role of a Cyber Defense Analyst and …

VoIP Invitation to Bid

The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (“OETC”) is issuing an Invitation to Bid for Hosted voice over IP service and equipment as a joint cooperative procurement on behalf of its public K-12 and higher education member institutions. Proposal Submission Deadline: Due Date: May 24, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. PST Electronic Submission Submit electronically via oetc.org/bid-submit. …

Print Services Invitation to Bid

The submission deadline has been extended to May 24, 2022 The price worksheet has been updated. The OETC Quarterly Admin Fee Reporting template has been updated. The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (“OETC”) is issuing an Invitation to Bid for Copiers, Printers, Managed Print Services, Imaging Devices and Related Services and Software as a …

Webinar: Deploying Applications and Policies for Windows devices with Microsoft Intune

In this session, Richard Balsley, Principal Specialist at Microsoft, will go over Windows application and policy deployment best practices in Microsoft Intune. We’ll cover the different application types (Win32, Store, Line of Business), how to create a self-service application catalog for your end users, and how policy management differs from Group Policy to Intune. This …

Microsoft Invitation to Bid

The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (“OETC”) is issuing an Invitation to Bid for Microsoft Licensing, Services, and Hardware as a joint cooperative procurement on behalf of its public K-12 and higher education member institutions. Proposal Submission Deadline: Due Date: April 12, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. PST Electronic Submission Submit electronically via oetc.org/bid-submit. All required …

Help employees with SOPPA, FERPA, COPPA and more with KnowBe4’s Compliance Plus

Wednesday, April 6 at 10:30 a.m.: KnowBe4 Compliance Plus webinar KnowBe4 is one of OETC members’ favorite tools to train employees and safeguard institutions against phishing attacks. Now, they offer dozens of additional training modules with Compliance Plus — learn more during our April 6 webinar. Compliance training is challenging for organizations to offer, difficult …

Webinar: Intune Training

In this session we go over the basics on how to enroll and manage your Windows devices with Microsoft Endpoint Manager. Richard Balsley, Principal Technical Specialist on Microsoft’s Education team will discuss: Methods of enrolling new devices – Windows Autopilot, provisioning packages, and setting up school PCs How to enroll existing devices joined to your …

Watch: Microsoft 365 Let’s Talk Security

Learn about the latest in comprehensive security with Microsoft Education’s Senior Security, Compliance and Identity Specialist, Sam Buckhalter. This interactive digital webinar will address new innovations that work together and across platforms to safeguard your entire organization: Azure AD Microsoft DLP and information Protection Microsoft Defender (Endpoint, Identity, O365, MCAS) Best Practices Resources Getting Started …

Watch: Cut the cord and the cost with Teams voice

In this on-demand webinar, Teams expert André Mitchell discusses: Modern Calling Landscape Getting started with Microsoft Teams Calling Telephone number management Licensing users Advanced feature configuration Call Queues, Auto Attendants Policies (call park, calling, caller ID, emergency) …

Networking Invitation to Bid

The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (“OETC”) is issuing an Invitation to Bid for Networking equipment, software and services including E-rate eligible, Category 2 Technology and related Services as a joint cooperative procurement on behalf of its public K-12 and higher education member institutions. Proposal Submission Deadline: Due Date: January 12, 2022 at 2:00 …

Filtration Invitation to Bid

The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (“OETC”) is issuing an Invitation to Bid for Classroom Filtration as a joint cooperative procurement on behalf of its public K-12 and higher education member institutions. Proposal Submission Deadline: Due Date: November 29, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. PST Electronic Submission Submit electronically via oetc.org/bid-submit. All required documentation must be …

Classroom Visual Solutions Invitation to Bid

The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (“OETC”) is issuing an Invitation to Bid for Classroom Visual Solutions as a joint cooperative procurement on behalf of its public K-12 and higher education member institutions. Proposal Submission Deadline: Due Date: November 17, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. PST Electronic Submission Submit electronically via oetc.org/bid-submit. All required documentation must …

Products and Purchasing Coordinator – Job Opening at OETC

Products and Purchasing Coordinator Apply Now Learn more Job Details Job Title Products and Purchasing Coordinator Supervision CEO Position 1.0 FTE, Salary FLSA Exempt, not eligible for overtime Benefits Medical, vision, dental, life, and retirement Schedule 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday Telecommuting     Salem, Oregon strongly preferred, remote available Salary $40,000-$65,000 DOE; …

Adobe Sign for Education fall webinar series starts Sept. 15

Adobe will host a series of webinars this fall addressing all aspects of Adobe Sign, the world's premier e-signature solution. Adobe Sign + Microsoft Teams for Education: Creating a Modern Document Hub When: 10 a.m. PT Wednesday, September 15 Register Now With Adobe Sign’s scalable e-signature workflows and Acrobat’s document collaboration tools built right into Microsoft …

Webinar: Microsoft 365 Quick Security Wins

10-11:15 a.m., Thursday Sept. 23 Everyone understands the importance of security and compliance, but many struggle to know where to begin with limited resources. Microsoft’s Nick Caromano, a Senior Security and Compliance Technical Specialist, will lead an interactive session focusing on the current security landscape, common attack vectors, best practices, outdated ways of thinking, and …

Student Device Management Invitation to Bid

The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (“OETC”) is issuing an Invitation to Bid for Student Device Management software as a joint cooperative procurement on behalf of its public K-12 and higher education member institutions. Proposal Submission Deadline: Due Date: June 30, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. PST Electronic Submission Submit electronically via oetc.org/bid-submit. All required …

Microsoft+OETC Summer Webinars

On-Demand Webinars LMS + M365 using Learning Tools Integration Download slide deck Canvas and Microsoft 365 are introducing new integrations that build on existing features to integrated with learning experience platforms that create seamless experiences for improved productivity and community for educators, students, administration and IT to help teaching and learning and enable the success …

Get GoGuardian’s Beacon free through the end of the year

Although the pandemic may be easing, this past year has taken a toll on students’ mental health. As part of GoGuardian’s commitment to partnering with educators to help keep students safe, they’re making the award-winning student safety solution, Beacon Core or Beacon 24/7, available to eligible schools and districts at no cost for the rest …

Executive Assistant – Job Opening at OETC

Executive Assistant Apply Now Learn more Job Details Job Title Executive Assistant Supervision CEO Position 1.0 FTE, Salary FLSA Exempt, not eligible for overtime Benefits Medical, vision, dental, life, and retirement Schedule 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday Telecommuting Available Salary DOE, competitive Position Summary This exciting role requires superior attention to detail, …

Which edition of Google Workspace for Education is most cost-effective?

With new Google Workspace for Education editions, schools have two ways to license: Education Standard with à la carte Teaching and Learning Upgrade licenses offers advanced security and admin tools, device/app management and log exports for insight and analysis for $3/student per year, with powerful Google Meet features and plagiarism tools for $4/license per month. …

Spotlight: Back in the Classrooms

Back-to-School Tips, Tricks and Challenges As kids return to classrooms, tech leaders weigh in on their reopening journeys OETC’s Spotlight is a series of stories, interviews and Q&As highlighting news and ideas from across the Northwest EdTech community. Read more stories here. It’s as simple as moving a computer to the other side of a …

Join OETC’s Esri contract for great pricing and full features on the world’s most powerful mapping software

Because we negotiate collectively for colleges, universities and government institutions, OETC offers some of the best prices on Esri’s ArcGIS for higher ed through our contract. Our contract includes tons of upgrades and features: ArcGIS Online ArcGIS subscription with web and mobile apps ArcGIS Enterprise and Extensions ArcGIS Enterprise Advanced with web and mobile apps …