OETC News

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

Early Bird Registration: integratED San Francisco 2014

October 3–4, 2014 Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory San Francisco, CA integratED is a teaching and learning conference for educators and administrators who want to integrate technology into the classroom. Meet and collaborate with other educators in the hands-on sessions and workshops. Attendees will gain classroom centered strategies for integrating iPads, using google apps and Chromebooks, …

Adobe Creative Cloud is Now Available for K-12 Districts and Schools

Lower costs, and the ability to purchase by district or per-site basis: K-12 can now purchase Creative Cloud through the OETC store. OETC has negotiated a custom Enterprise Term Licensing Agreement (ETLA) with Adobe. This is an FTE based agreement that enables OETC K-12 members to purchase the latest Creative Cloud software while benefiting from …

Adobe Creative Cloud is Now Available for Higher Education

Convenience, lower costs, and no minimum FTE: HiEd institutions can now purchase Creative Cloud through the OETC store. The OETC has negotiated a custom Enterprise Term Licensing Agreement (ETLA) with Adobe. This is an FTE-based agreement that enables OETC higher education members to purchase the latest Creative Cloud software while benefiting from the larger buying …

Adobe K-12 Webinar Series for OETC

Enrollment Period Ends July 15, 2014 Adobe and OETC are partnering to offer OETC member school districts an exceptional opportunity to purchase Adobe software at a very competitive price. The offer includes Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop Applications and Acrobat XI Pro. Benefits: Universal access to critical digital tools Ability to install on any institutionally owned …

Adobe Higher Education Webinar Series for OETC

Enrollment Period Ends July 15, 2014 Adobe and OETC are partnering to offer OETC member institutions an exceptional opportunity to purchase Adobe software at a very competitive price. The offer includes a blended offer of Acrobat Professional and Creative Cloud Enterprise based on your institution’s needs. Benefits: Universal access to critical digital tools Ability to …

Makerspace is coming to integratED PDX14

What’s a “makerspace?” “To describe them simply, makerspaces are community centers with tools. Makerspaces come in all shapes and sizes. They all serve as a gathering point for tools, projects, mentors and expertise. A collection of tools does not define a makerspace. Rather, we define it by what it enables: making.” Read More Visit integratED’s …

Get 10% off your integratED registration when an administrator from your district registers for Accelerate.

integratED PDX, the EDtech conference for educators and administrators who integrate technology into the classroom, is the at it’s lowest price ever. Now we’ve added more ways for schools to save: When an Administrator signs up for Accelerate on Feb 26 their district will automatically get 10% off all integratED PDX (Feb 26-28) registrations! Learn …

Request for Proposals (RFP) – Managed Print Services

Managed Print Services Request for Proposals (RFP) The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Managed Print 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 agreement and fulfillment …

Request for Proposals (RFP) – Laptops, Computers, Tablets

Laptops, Computers and Tablets Request for Proposals (RFP) The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Laptops, Computers and Tablets 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) – Chromebooks

Chromebooks Request for Proposals (RFP) The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Chromebooks 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 the consortium …

Presidio Webinar – E-rate 2.0: Changes and Opportunities

The FCC and the Federal Government are in the process of changing and modernizing the E-rate program. This discussion will focus on identifying and understanding the changes to E-rate and determining how school districts and ESDs can best position themselves to benefit from them. Speaker: Pete Duncan Presidio Grants & E-rate Consultant Thursday, January 23 …

Mitsubishi Discontinues Projectors, Support and Service will Continue

Effective October 11, 2013 Mitsubishi projectors were no longer available through the OETC store. Mitsubishi Electric has exited the projector market worldwide, a move they announced in a letter to vendors you can read here. James Chan, vice president of marketing at Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, has remarked “It’s basically business as usual for …

Back by Popular Demand, WatchGuard Webinar: Smart Network Security for Today’s Schools

Are you being forced to keep up with network security demands while handcuffed by constrained or reduced budgets? How will you do more with less while keeping students and your network safe? Managing the IT systems for educational organizations is difficult. Teachers need access to YouTube, Skype, and other applications that have become teaching resources …

Request for Quotes (RFQ) – Classroom Audio Solutions

Classroom Audio Solutions Request for Quotes (RFQ) The Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC) is issuing a Request for Quotes (RFQ) for classroom audio solutions and related accessories and 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 …

integratED San Francisco 2013

integratED is the west coast EDtech conference for educators & administrators who integrate technology into the classroom. integratED is hands-on and kept small so that you get a powerful, transformative experience. Meet, discuss, and collaborate education professionals who have successfully integrated technology into their schools and curriculum. For updates and integration news follow OETC on …

WatchGuard Webinar: Smart Network Security for Today’s Schools

Are you being forced to keep up with network security demands while handcuffed by constrained or reduced budgets? How will you do more with less while keeping students and your network safe? Managing the IT systems for educational organizations is difficult. Teachers need access to YouTube, Skype, and other applications that have become teaching resources …

Collaborative Learning Starts Here!

CompView is a leading AV technology firm dedicated to providing OETC clients with innovative audio video products and services as well as unparalleled support. CompView AV specialists are trained and certified to help educators find the best AV solution and provide training to realize the full potential of the technology. Epson BrightLink 475Wi Interactive Projector …

Ruckus Webinars for K-12 and Higher Ed

K12: Emergence of Mobile Devices Analysts project that within 7 years every K-12 student will use a mobile device as a primary tool for all curriculum. Ruckus Network will discuss solutions for providing industrial strength wireless networks to meet this need. July 23rd 10–11:30 a.m. PST HiED: High Performance with High Density The use of …

Wolfvision Showcases in Oregon and Washington

Imagine if you could integrate and control all your media sources on one easy-to-use dashboard…WolfVision’s new vConnect software allows you to do all this and more! Seamlessly sync your iPad with your WolfVision Visualizer and have all your information and media sources at your fingertips. Present and collaborate untethered to your equipment, engaging with your …