OETC News

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

Exclusive Adobe ETLA Enrollment Period Now Available

Now Open: Access Adobe Creative Cloud for 30 months through the OETC purchasing consortium Members can purchase a variety of Adobe products through the OETC Store on RFP-backed contracts solicited through a competitive bid process. Now, OETC has worked directly with Adobe to open up a special enrollment period for education institutions that are looking …

Request for Proposals (RFP) – Device Management

Device Management for macOS and iOS Request for Proposals (RFP) The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for macOS and iOS device management solutions as a Joint Cooperative Procurement on behalf of its public K-20 member institutions. The purpose is to identify and award a contract to …

OETC Community Interview: Kristen Swanson

Technology is a powerful part of transforming teaching and learning. Kristen Swanson is a lifelong educator that cares deeply about building human learning experiences. She is a founder of the Edcamp movement and currently serves as the Director of Learning at Slack. This November, Kristen Swanson will present at Spark 2017, OETC’s one-day event featuring …

OETC Community Interview: Derek Ham

Technology is a powerful part of transforming teaching and learning. Derek Ham, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design and Affiliate Assistant Research Professor of Architecture at North Carolina State’s College of Design. His research interests span the areas of game based learning, algorithmic thinking, and digital fabrication/making. He completed his doctoral work in …

OETC Community Interview: Katie Henry

Technology is a powerful part of transforming teaching and learning. The world is Katie’s classroom. Seriously. Earlier this year she gave workshops on three continents in three weeks. Formerly a classroom and STEAM teacher, Katie is a licensed principal and K-12 technology integrator who is passionate about breaking STEM stereotypes. Even though she’s based in …

Request for Proposals (RFP) – Single Sign On and Identity Access Management Solutions

Single Sign On (SSO) and Identity Access Management (IAM) Request for Proposals (RFP) The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Single Sign On and/or Identity Access Management (IAM) solutions that can be shared in an educational setting as a Joint Cooperative Procurement on behalf of its …

OETC Community Interview: Dave Gray

Technology is a powerful part of transforming teaching and learning. Dave Gray is the founder of XPLANE, the visual thinking company. Having been involved in a lot of well-intentioned innovation and change initiatives in industry, government and small businesses, Gray noticed that people have an astonishing ability to miscommunicate and misunderstand one another and often …

Squirrels LLC Contract: Now Available For K-12 and Hi-Ed Members

We are excited to announce that OETC has partnered with Squirrels LLC to make their screen mirroring software available to OETC members. When you buy Squirrels products directly from the OETC Store, you are ensured a competitively-bid education technology contract, as well as access to OETC’s dedicated service and support team. About Squirrels Founded in …

Anchor Audio Contract Now Available For K-12 and Hi-Ed Members

Anchor Audio Solutions Through OETC Looking for a powerful sound system for your next assembly or athletic event? Or an easy to use classroom technology audio solution to empower your teachers and students? We are excited to announce that OETC has partnered with Anchor Audio to provide classroom audio solutions, event sound coverage, and portable …

Request for Proposals (RFP) – Portable Charging Solutions

Portable Charging and Charging as a Service Request for Proposals (RFP) The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for portable charging and charging as a service that can be shared in an educational setting as a Joint Cooperative Procurement on behalf of its public K-20 member institutions. …

Register Today: Adobe ETLA Webinar Series

Adobe ETLA Webinar Series Adobe partnered with OETC to offer an exclusive educational webinar series. Choose from an any of the recordings below to learn more about OETC’s Adobe Enterprise Term Licensing Agreement (ETLA). This FTE-based agreement enables OETC K-12 and Higher Education members to purchase for their entire institution at once or to purchase …

Insight Financial Services: Leasing Perspectives from OETC Members

Insight Financial Services (IFS) empowers its customers to manage payments and continue teaching a technology-based curriculum year after year without struggling to fund technology upgrades. OETC and IFS have partnered to offer leasing services to educational institutions on a RFP-backed contract. Recently, IFS had the opportunity to catch up with two OETC Members currently benefiting …

Senior Director of Contracts – EdTech Job Opening

EdTech Job Opening: Senior Director of Contracts Full Time Salem, OR with Remote & Telecommute Options View Full Job Listing Apply Now Overview OETC, an edtech non-profit, is looking for someone to join the Executive team as the Senior Director of Contracts. You will work with our membership to develop the best educational technology contract portfolio …

Products and Purchasing Coordinator – Job Opening

Products and Purchasing Coordinator Full TimeSalem, OR with Telecommute Options View Full Job Listing Apply Now Overview OETC is seeking someone to join our entrepreneurial and growing Member Engagement team. Please read the Full Job Listing for complete information. The Products and Purchasing Coordinator will provide inside support to our Member Engagement team by preparing …

Marketing and Communications Coordinator – Job Opening

Marcom Coordinator Full TimeSalem, OR with Telecommute Options View Full Job Listing Overview OETC is seeking qualified applicants for an immediate opening in our Marketing and Communications department. Please read the Full Job Listing for complete information. The Marketing and Communications (Marcom) team handles everything to do with OETC’s marketing and communications—the OETC website, reports …

Marketing and Communications Manager – Job Opening

Marcom Manager Full TimeSalem, OR with Telecommute Options View Full Job Listing Overview OETC is seeking qualified applicants for an immediate opening in our Marketing and Communications department. Please read the Full Job Listing for complete information. The Marketing and Communications Manager is key to OETC’s continued growth and success. We require someone willing to …

Request for Information (RFI) – Student Information System

Student Information System Request for Information The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is seeking information on a comprehensive, integrated student information system (SIS) that can successfully provide the products and services listed in the RFI and will inform future decisions regarding student information systems. To respond to this RFI the SIS provider must …

Microsoft EES Roadshows in April 2017: Register Today

Microsoft EES Roadshows Clackamas, Redmond, and Medford Oregon April 18th, 19th, and 20th, 2017 Join OETC and Microsoft for an in-depth learning course about Microsoft’s new technical bundles, EES framework, and an exclusive question and answer session with Microsoft representatives. OETC offers a Microsoft EES licensing agreement to our membership. Microsoft EES is an annuity …

Networking Solutions Webinar Featuring Tek-Hut: Cancelled

Tek-Hut Networking Solutions Webinar March 28th, 2017, 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. PT Join Tek-Hut for an online session to learn about a complete networking solution available through OETC. This one-hour session features brands on OETC contracts, Juniper and Aerohive, and discusses products that are E-Rate eligible. Schedule Overview This webinar has been cancelled. Please check back …

Request for Quotes (RFQ) – Anchor Audio

Anchor Audio Request for Quotes (RFQ) The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is issuing a Request for Quotes (RFQ) for Anchor Audio battery powered portable sound systems, portable public address systems, speaker monitors, wired and wireless intercom systems and related accessories and services as a Joint Cooperative Procurement on behalf of its public …

The Google Play Store is Now Available for Chromebooks

Is your institution ready for Google Play? If your institution uses Chromebooks, make sure you are ready for The Google Play Store. This article can serve as support when setting up your students with this new tool. The recent release of the Stable channel update 53.0.2785.129 (Platform version: 8530.90.0) for Acer Chromebook R11 and Asus …

Request for Proposals (RFP) – Microsoft Licenses, Media, Sales Support, and Technical Services Support

Microsoft Licensing, Media, Sales Support, and Technical Services Support Request for Proposals (RFP) The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Microsoft licensing, media, sales support, and technical services support as a Joint Cooperative Procurement on behalf of its public K-20 member institutions. The purpose is to …

OETC Community Interview: Abbey Futrell

Technology is a powerful part of transforming teaching and learning. Abbey Futrell is a Digital Innovation Coach and Research Associate with the Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative at North Carolina State University’s William & Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. Her work with the Friday Institute encompasses a commitment to coaching teachers on how to …

OETC Community Interview: Lodge McCammon

I am a creator who is obsessed with reflective practice. Dr. Lodge McCammon is an independent education consultant who provides professional services including presentations, curriculum development, and a variety of training programs. Dr. McCammon’s teaching methods have inspired thousands of educators to make significant changes in their practice. He has created lessons and resources that …

Learn More about Microsoft EES Framework through Upcoming Webcasts

Microsoft EES Webcasts January 24th, 25th, and 26th 2017 Join us for one of three upcoming webcast dates this January to learn more about Microsoft’s latest EES updates. This webcast is an hour long, and features an exclusive Question and Answer session with Microsoft. Schedule Overview Introduction Microsoft Licensing Bundles Information Session Question and Answer …