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) – APCON Network Security and Monitoring and ExtraHop Ransomware Protection

APCON Network Security and Monitoring Request for Proposals (RFP) The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for APCON network security and monitoring with ExtraHop ransomware protection as a Joint Cooperative Procurement on behalf of its public K-20 member institutions. The purpose is to identify and award a …

Microsoft Azure Workshop for Education

Microsoft Workshops This November November 16, 2016 and November 23, 2016 Join Microsoft and their Azure certified partners for an interactive online event, and see for yourself how your institution can achieve more with cloud solutions. This hour-long seminar features scenario-based training geared towards academic organizations. Visit Microsoft’s Azure EDU YouTube Channel When Wednesday, November …

OETC Community Interview: Sunni Brown

Did you miss Sunni Brown at Spark last November? See her speak at IntegratED this February! IntegratED 2017 Reserve your spot today. Register Now – $369 Learn More Learning is an active process that requires us to show up and build our own cognitive and emotional experience. Sunni Brown is the founder of Sunni Brown …

Request for Proposal (RFP) – Networking Equipment, Network Security, Support, and Networking as a Service

Networking Equipment, Network Security, Network as a Service Request for Proposals (RFP) The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Networking Equipment, Network Security, and Network as a Service as a Joint Cooperative Procurement on behalf of its public K-20 member institutions. The purpose is to identify …

OETC Community Interview: Leticia Britos Cavagnaro

Creating a global community of experimenters Leticia Britos Cavagnaro is the co-founder and co-director of the University Innovation Fellows Program (UIF) and an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (a.k.a. d.school). Britos Cavagnaro has taught design thinking to hundreds of students, educators, and corporate and nonprofit leaders in the U.S. and …

Job Opening – Full Stack Web Developer

Full Stack Web Developer Full TimeSalem, OR with Telecommute Options View Full Job Listing Work at OETC Why does a small nonprofit need a Full Stack Web Developer? OETC’s e-commerce application, developed in-house, streamlines the technology purchasing process for educational institutions so that schools can quickly and efficiently purchase the edtech that classrooms require. In …

OETC Community Interview: Joshua Becker

Learning to use our tools in a positive way—and avoid destruction Joshua Becker is the founder and editor of Becoming Minimalist, a website dedicated to intentional living that was named by SUCCESS Magazine as one of the top ten personal development websites in 2015. Based on his thoughtful and intentional approach to minimalism, Becker is …

Job Opening – Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Marketing and Communications Coordinator Full TimeSalem, OR with Telecommute Options View Full Job Listing Job Description The Marketing and Communications (Marcom) team at OETC handles everything to do with OETC’s marketing and communications—the OETC website, reports for our members and our contract holders, event marketing, internal support documentation, business cards and other collateral. The Marcom …

Job Opening – Marketing and Communications Intern

Marketing and Communications Intern Full TimeSalem, OR with Telecommute Options View Full Job Listing Job Description The Marketing and Communications (Marcom) team at OETC handles everything to do with OETC’s marketing and communications—the OETC website, reports for our members and our contract holders, event marketing, internal support documentation, business cards and other collateral. The Marcom …

OETC Community Interview: Christopher Dede

Bridge the digital divide through personalized learning Chris Dede is the Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard University. His fields of scholarship include emerging technologies, policy, and leadership; and his funded research includes grants from the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences, and the Gates Foundation. …

SMART and CompView Lunch and Learn

SMART Technologies and CompView Training August 25, 2016 Are you an educator looking to get a SMART start to the 2016-17 school year? Join CompView and SMART Technology for a FREE three hour hands-on lunch and learn workshop detailing all of the new and exciting features of Notebook 16.2 and SMART AMP. Learn more about …

Request for Proposals (RFP) – Classroom Audio Solutions

Classroom Audio Solutions Request for Proposals (RFP) The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for classroom audio solutions and related services as a Joint Cooperative Procurement on behalf of its public K-20 member institutions. The purpose is to identify and award a contract to provide volume price …

Request for Proposals (RFP) – Copiers, Printers, Related Software

Copiers, Printers, and Related Software Request for Proposals (RFP) The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Copiers, Printers, Imaging Devices, and Related Services and Software as a Joint Cooperative Procurement on behalf of its public K-20 member institutions. The purpose is to identify and award a …

VoIP Contracts Now Available on the OETC Store

OETC has partnered with three manufacturers to provide Voice Over IP (VoIP) services to educational institutions. These products are available to our members through RFP-backed contracts. For many institutions, VoIP can be a much more cost-effective option for telephone services that can provide users with much greater functionality and flexibility. When you buy VoIP services …

Request for Proposals (RFP) – Computers, Storage, Accessories

Computers, Storage, and Accessories Request for Proposals (RFP) The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Computers, Storage, and Accessories as a Joint Cooperative Procurement on behalf of its public K-20 member institutions. The purpose is to identify and award a contract to provide volume price agreement …

Request for Proposals (RFP) – Adobe Licenses

Adobe Licenses Request for Proposals (RFP) The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Adobe Licenses as a Joint Cooperative Procurement on behalf of its public K-20 member institutions. The purpose is to identify and award a contract to provide volume price agreement and fulfillment services for …

Request for Proposals (RFP) – Hosted VoIP Solutions

Hosted VoIP Solutions Request for Proposals (RFP) The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for VoIP service and equipment in education as a Joint Cooperative Procurement on behalf of its public K-20 member institutions. The purpose is to identify and award a contract to provide volume price …

OETC Community Interview: Daisy Dyer Duerr

Access, connection, and a sense of wonder for students everywhere Daisy Dyer Duerr is a national keynote speaker, educational consultant, and a proud rural educator. She advocates for a higher quality standard of education in rural and low-income regions, working with school districts, federal and state government, and various organizations to achieve greater equality in …

OETC Community Interview: Brian David Johnson

The business of building the future Brian David Johnson uses ethnographic field studies, technology research, trend data, and even science fiction to provide a pragmatic vision for the future of technology. He works with governments, militaries, trade organizations, start-ups and multinational corporations in addition to lecturing around the world. Johnson has written articles for publications …

OETC Community Interview: Jennie Magiera

Making classrooms student-centered—but not “teacher-proof” In November, Jennie Magiera shared her vision with educational leaders at Spark, and this February she will be returning to share it with educators at IntegratED PDX 2016. Looking forward to this event season, we conducted a brief personal interview with Jennie Magiera. Read the full interview below! Jennie Magiera …

OETC Community Interview: Michael Armstrong

Finding the balance in technology and education Michael Armstrong is passionate about school culture, continuous innovation, and pivotal transitions. He is currently on sabbatical from his job as a building principal and is working with school districts on how to reconnect to their passion for public schools and re-dream of the utopian future. He is …

Request for Proposals (RFP) – Furniture

Classroom Furniture Request for Proposals (RFP) The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for classroom furniture equipment as a Joint Cooperative Procurement on behalf of its public K-20 member institutions. The purpose is to identify and award a contract to provide volume price agreement and fulfillment services …

Request for Proposals (RFP) – Leasing Services

Leasing Services Request for Proposals (RFP) The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Leasing Services in education as a Joint Cooperative Procurement on behalf of its public K-20 member institutions. The purpose is to identify and award a contract to provide volume price agreement and fulfillment …

OETC Community Interview: Jennie Magiera

Making classrooms student-centered—but not “teacher-proof” Jennie Magiera is the Chief Technology Officer at the Des Plaines Public School District 62, and previously served as the Digital Learning Coordinator for the Academy for Urban School Leadership, a network of 32 Chicago Public Schools. A White House Champion for Change, Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Teacher and …

OETC Community Interview: Dr. Jordan Shapiro

Filling the gaps in education to create the world that we want Jordan Shapiro is a full-time father of two little boys. He teaches in Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts where he’s also the Associate Director for Digital Innovation. He is a Forbes leading columnist on global education, game-based learning, kids and culture. He …