NAMTC Member News


January 25th, 2017Archived Shared Conversations Now Avail — Ever wish you could be in two places at once? Not able to participate in a Shared Conversation, or maybe you would like review or share the presentat... Read More >>
January 6th, 2017Shared Conversation - 1/17, 2 PM CDT — The Maker ED movement supports educators in defining learning spaces that encourage creative, hands-on, collaborative learning experiences for student... Read More >>
October 18th, 2016Shared Conversation - 11/15, 2 PM CDT — Next Generation Print/Design Centers - ESA print shop and graphical design services save school districts time and money. Learn how other ESAs are han... Read More >>
September 3rd, 2016Shared Conversation - 9/20 2 PM CDT — Telepresence Robots and Learning - Come learn how Telepresence robots are being used to enhance communication and extend student learning opportunitie... Read More >>
March 10th, 2016Shared Conversation 3/15, 2016 2:00 CDT — Creating and Accessing Virtual Tours is the topic of the March 15 NAMTC Shared Conversation. To join this FREE NAMTC discussion, link to https://coll... Read More >>
August 11th, 2015Sept 15 Shared Conversation — Engaged Learning Classrooms: Impacting Student Learning Join a panel discussion as they share information about technology integration into classroo... Read More >>
August 3rd, 20152015 Leadership Summit Registration Open — Registration for the 2015 NAMTC Leadership Summit, December 1-2, is open for ESA members through the AESA website, www.aesa.us You can register for O... Read More >>
July 9th, 2015ESEA Reauthorization — Keith Krueger, CEO of CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking), on July 8, 2015, applauded Senators Angus King (I-ME) and Shelley Capito (R-WV) for... Read More >>
March 18th, 20152015 NAMTC Leadership Summit — The 2015 NAMTC Leadership Summit will be held December 1-2 at the New Orleans Hyatt Regency. The Open Spaces concept used at the 2013 and 2014 Summit... Read More >>
October 14th, 20142014 NAMTC Leadership Summit Dec. 2-3 — Opportunity Collaboration: partnerships, relationships, connections is the theme for the 2014 NAMTC Leadership Summit to be held December 2-3 at the ... Read More >>
October 14th, 2014Tech Talk Live 2015 Registration Open — NAMTC member Lancaster-Lebanon IU 13 is hosting Tech Talk Live 2015 on May 4-6. Sessions, topics, sponsors, round-tables, etc. are centered on topics ... Read More >>
August 28th, 2014Link:Customer Participation Conversation — Increasing Customer Participation, the August 14, 2014 NAMTC Shared Conversation, covered examples of what NAMTC members are doing to maintain and inc... Read More >>
July 21st, 2014Increasing Customer Participation — Increasing Customer Participation, a NAMTC Shared Conversation on August 14 As a non-profit organization we use different metrics to measure our su... Read More >>
July 1st, 2014Link to Marketing Shared Conversation — NAMTC Shared Conversation: The Communications and Marketing of Media and Technology Services: Strengthening Information Channels was presented on Jun... Read More >>
May 30th, 2014Marketing Shared Conversation Info — NAMTC Shared Conversation: The Communications and Marketing of Media and Technology Services: Strengthening Information Channels Date: Wednesday, ... Read More >>
April 29th, 2014Assistive Technology Conversation Link — Navigating the Digital World Using Assistive Technology: A First Person Perspective Watch as Lex Bard, a senior from Southern Huntingdon High Scho... Read More >>
March 26th, 2014Assistive Technology Shared Conversation — Navigating the Digital World Using Assistive Technology: A First Person Perspective Lex Bard, a senior from Southern Huntingdon High School in Pen... Read More >>
March 17th, 2014Sharing Classroom Experiences w/Others — Take an opportunity to watch and listen to NAMTC members discuss classroom curriculum collaborations. Tim Devlin from Allegheny IU in Pennsylvania and... Read More >>
March 3rd, 2014Shared Conversation March 12 2:30 EST — NAMTC presents a shared conversation: Sharing Your Classroom Experiences with Others: Getting Started! March 12 from 2:30 – 3:15 EST Connect... Read More >>
January 16th, 2014Tech Talk Live, May 6 & 7 — Tech Talk Live is the conference for IT professionals supporting education. This two-day conference held on May 6 & 7, 2014 at The Conference and Tra... Read More >>
September 19th, 2013"The Walking Dead," MOOC — AMC, Instructure and the University of California, Irvine announced the joint production of a massive open online course exploring a broad range of sc... Read More >>
September 9th, 2013Docuseek2 — Docuseek2 is the new, exclusive streaming source for top documentaries, independently produced in the United States and around the world. This joint ... Read More >>
August 26th, 2013Readers' Choice Award Winners — School Media Readers' Choice Awards for 2013-2014 were announced recently. Readers were asked to give their top picks for school hardware, software, ... Read More >>
June 24th, 2013CoSN Releases Horizon Report — The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) has released The CoSN Horizon Report: 2013 K-12 Edition Toolkit at ISTE 2013 in San Antonio, TX. The Toolk... Read More >>
June 17th, 2013AESA National Awards--Nominations Open — Nominations for AESA’s four national awards to recognize outstanding contributions to educational service agency programs at the regional, state and n... Read More >>
May 30th, 2013Hurricanes and K-12 IT Infrastructure — As the 2013 hurricane season begins this week, the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) is reminding school districts nationwide of its IT Crisis P... Read More >>
January 7th, 2013Summer Teacher Institute — The application for the Library of Congress Summer Teacher Institute is now available. The five-day institute provides educators with tools and resour... Read More >>
September 17th, 2012Follett Challenge Returns — The Follett Challenge, which awarded $100,000 worth of Follett products and services to six K-12 schools a year ago, is returning with the prize money... Read More >>
August 24th, 2012Stoneware: webNetwork version 6.1.1 — Stoneware, the leader in Unified Cloud computing, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of webNetwork version 6.1.1. This release adds ne... Read More >>
July 19th, 2012LanSchool 7.7 Now Available — Stoneware, the leader in Unified Cloud computing, is pleased to announce that LanSchool v7.7 is now available and shipping. LanSchool v7.7 is a signi... Read More >>
May 10th, 2012ITS announces ITS TEACHABLE MOMENTS — ITS TM is a collection of short concise content segments containing approximately 1200 segments totaling more than 4500 minutes from more than 20 prod... Read More >>
May 3rd, 2012NBC Learn Partners with Southeast Kansas — NBC Learn Partners With Southeast Kansas Education Service Center at Greenbush to Bring Learning Resources to Schools Across Kansas and Western Missou... Read More >>
April 16th, 2012Follett's 'New Leaf in Learning' — Follett’s 2nd ‘New Leaf in Learning’ Conference Attracts Nearly 300; Now Available as Virtual Event Follett’s recent New Leaf in Learning Conferenc... Read More >>
April 10th, 2012April 11 Iowa one to one Institute — The Iowa Department of Education. –in partnership with EduVision by JDL Horizons, will be streaming live video coverage of key presentations at the 20... Read More >>
November 21st, 2011Summit Sessions to be Streamed Live — eSchoolNews announces today, in partnership with JDL Horizons’ EduVision and the National Association of Media and Technology Centers (NAMTC), their 1... Read More >>
October 19th, 2011It's a Zoo Out There: One Call Now Helps — People in Ohio expect warnings about tornados and snow. But lions and tigers and bears? That’s what happened when 48 exotic animals escaped from a wil... Read More >>
August 29th, 2011One Call Now Ranked by INC Magazine — Inc. magazine ranked One Call Now No. 1366 on its fifth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. ... Read More >>
August 23rd, 2011Follett Software & Assessment Technology — Follett Software, Assessment Technology Incorporated Announce Teaming Agreement to Assist Educators in Elevating Student Achievement Follett S... Read More >>
August 17th, 2011Education World Community — Education World Community Provides A New Platform for Educator Collaboration For 15 years, EducationWorld.com has featured quality free content for... Read More >>
August 10th, 2011LanSchool Tech Console Available — LanSchool just released a new product, the LanSchool Tech Console! Offered at no cost for the first year to educational institutions, Tech Console en... Read More >>
August 3rd, 2011LanSchool Acquired by Stoneware — In July 2011, LanSchool was acquired by Stoneware. There are two key reasons why we joined forces, 1:1 computing and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD). ... Read More >>
June 28th, 2011Follett and Arkansas School for Blind — Follett Software Partners with Southern Arkansas University to Support Ark. School for the Blind The children’s library at the Arkansas School fo... Read More >>
June 28th, 2011One Call Now Releases iPhone App 2.0 — One Call Now has released its upgraded iPhone App 2.0. With this app, users can send their choice of voice, SMS text, or email messages to large or sm... Read More >>
June 7th, 2011One Call Now Acquires Vontoo, Inc. — One Call Now, the industry leader in message notification systems, has acquired Voontoo, a leading provider of permission-based voice broadcasting and... Read More >>
April 13th, 2011One Call Now Announces Merger — Notifytech, LLC of Macon, Georgia has merged with One Call Now, the industry leader in message notification systems. Notifytech (dba NTec) specializes... Read More >>
March 24th, 2011Tek Data added to Worldcat Partners Grou — WorldCat, a division of OCLC, has added Tek Data to its list of software systems that have been approved for use with their catalog system. See WorldC... Read More >>
March 18th, 2011Aspen SIS Solution Adopted in Mass. — Follett Software Company announced March 17 that five more K-12 public school districts in the state of Massachusetts have selected Aspen as their stu... Read More >>
March 2nd, 2011Teacher Talk — Follett Software Joins Educational Leaders for Florida Dept. of Education’s ‘Teacher Talk’ Episode Follett Software Company joined other education... Read More >>
February 22nd, 2011EduTone Connectors Available/Google Apps — EduTone Corporation announced on January 25, 2011 the immediate availability of the EduTone Xchange™ - Google Apps Marketplace Edition, bringing Singl... Read More >>
February 22nd, 2011Flim Ideas Launches FLSS — Film Ideas announces the launch of its FINANCIAL LITERACY STREAMING SERVICE (FLSS) The new service includes comprehensive, contemporary, peer-to-pee... Read More >>
February 16th, 2011Follett Releases New Version of Aspen — Follett Software Company has announced the release of version 3.1 of Aspen, its student information system, with an array of improved features focused... Read More >>
February 16th, 2011RM Math Aligned — RM Education, a worldwide supplier of technology-based curriculum products for K-12 schools,has released RM Math Aligned, a new online program for Gra... Read More >>
February 16th, 2011RM Slate Released — RM Education, a worldwide supplier of technology-based curriculum products for K-12 schools, released on February 1, the RM Slate, the first handheld ... Read More >>
February 9th, 2011LanSchool Promotion — On February 9 at TCEA in Austin, TX Lanschool announced the 25th anniversary since their founding in 1986. To commemorate the company milestone, LanSc... Read More >>
February 2nd, 2011Follett Software Releases Cognite 3.5 — Featuring a new and more comprehensive database of content standards, a new mobile app for Android devices, and the ability to integrate with Turnitin... Read More >>
October 5th, 2010Bullfrog Films' Award Winning Films — Bullfrog Films congratulates the producers of SPLIT ESTATE and WHICH WAY HOME, winners of an Emmy Award. SPLIT ESTATE, directed by Debra Anderson,... Read More >>
September 13th, 2010LanSchool Revision Available — We're excited to announce that the next major revision of LanSchool is available in the customer portal. This release has a significant number of cus... Read More >>
September 13th, 2010X2 Aspen — X2 Development Corporation (X2) announced on September 7, 2010 that Plymouth, Massachusetts School District is the newest member of its global communi... Read More >>
August 17th, 2010Biz Kid$, LLP and Film Ideas, Inc. — Biz Kid$, LLP has appointed Film Ideas, Inc. as its exclusive distributor. With the economic downturn, it is more important than ever before to educa... Read More >>
August 5th, 2010LanSchool Releases New App on iTunes — LanSchool has released a new app on iTunes called the LanSchool Student. The LanSchool Student is available free in the iTunes App Store. It support... Read More >>
July 28th, 2010EDmin Webinar, August 11 — Get Hip! Take a Data Trip Down Route 66: Valuable tips for implementing a comprehensive data system. Are you ready to get hip on Route 66? Whe... Read More >>
July 20th, 2010Beverly Knox-Pipes Wins DL Award — Beverly Knox-Pipes, GISD Assistant Superintendent for Technology and Media Services, recently received the 2010 Outstanding Leadership by an Individua... Read More >>
July 20th, 2010Exinda News — Exinda, a global provider of WAN optimization solutions and a NAMTC Corporate Member, has introduced a partnership with Single Digits, and is now intr... Read More >>
July 20th, 2010GenNET Receives DL Award — Genesee Network for Education Telecommunications (GenNET) was recently honored by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) with one of ... Read More >>
May 17th, 2010Traffic Shaping Webinars May 25 & 26 — Improve Network Performance with Traffic Shaping Register Today! Three Convenient Sessions Available When your employees, teachers, students or pa... Read More >>
May 5th, 2010Enter the PBS Sweepstakes — Enter now for the chance to win an extraordinary collection of PBS’ newest and best-selling programs. Imagine the possibilities. With PBS Educational... Read More >>
April 19th, 2010NAMTC Digital Marketplace — The National Association of Media & Technology Centers (NAMTC) and EduTone Corporation announced April 19, 2010 the launch of a state-of-the-art, Web ... Read More >>
April 9th, 2010Bullfrog Film Wins Award — Passage, directed by John Walker, distributed by Bullfrog Films, Inc., has been selected by the Organization of American Historians (OAH) to receive t... Read More >>
April 5th, 2010CDI Support Will Feed Hungry Students — CDI, a NAMTC corporate member and North America's largest supplier of recertified, brand name computers to the educational market, is now a premier sp... Read More >>
April 5th, 2010LanSchool: Teacher's Assistant app — LanSchool is excited to announce that on April 2 the company released a new app on iTunes called the Teacher's Assistant. The Teacher's Assistant app... Read More >>
March 24th, 2010Microsoft Webinar Series — Please join ISTE and Microsoft for a new, free webinar series. This monthly series offers teachers engaging project ideas; teacher professional devel... Read More >>
March 19th, 2010Ascend Math Webinars during April -Jun — Ascend Math is launching a series of complimentary webinars – April to June 2010 for the member’s of NAMTC. When: On-Line presentations are every We... Read More >>
March 19th, 2010LanSchool and Microsoft MultiPoint — LanSchool Technologies LLC, a leading provider of classroom management software, announced that LanSchool v7.4 supports Windows MultiPoint Server 2010... Read More >>
March 16th, 2010PBS Webinar April 5 at 8:00 p.m. EDT — NAMTC Members and your classroom teachers may be interested in a FREE webinar that PBS Teachers has scheduled for April 5. The producer of Earth Days,... Read More >>
March 12th, 2010Enhanced Student Protect Package Offer — Traditional school-to-parent communications services are fast, effective and simple to use when your administrators need to notify parents. Yet they f... Read More >>
March 3rd, 2010Math Intervention Webinar by Ascend Math — A NAMTC Corporate Member, Ascend Education, is offering a free webinar on March 9 at 11:30 a.m. EST. Information on the math intervention webinar is ... Read More >>
March 3rd, 2010Webinar: Interactive Video in Education — VIDIZMO.COM, a new corporate NAMTC member, is offering a webinar on the use of interactive video in education. Webinar dates are March 16 and March 3... Read More >>
February 26th, 2010CDI and Numonics Form Partnership — CDI, North America's largest supplier of recertified, brand name computers to the educational market, and Numonics, the internationally recognized pio... Read More >>
December 17th, 2009Have you "Herd" the Word? — While many communities may be closing the book on H1N1 at this point in the academic year, administrators and health directors of schools nationwide a... Read More >>
October 30th, 2009FREE H1N1 Preparedness Webinar for K-12 — Featuring Pandemic Specialist, Dr. Maurice A. Ramirez The reemergence of H1N1 has the world’s attention. Recent conflicting reports of what’s expec... Read More >>
October 5th, 2009Visibility and Reporting Webinar Oct 20 — Why You Need Real-time Network and Application Monitoring. Take the Guesswork out of Managing Your Network and Applications. Bandwidth congest... Read More >>
September 11th, 2009LanSchool FREE webinar: Oct. 27 & 29 — Improving Student Productivity in a Digital Classroom: How Classroom Management Technology Minimizes Distractions and Maximizes Learning, a FREE webin... Read More >>
September 2nd, 2009Marshal8e6 Becomes M86 Security — Marshal8e6, a global provider of Web and messaging security products, today announced a new company name and brand identity, M86 Security™. The new br... Read More >>
September 2nd, 2009SchoolFusion Classroom: FREE — SchoolFusion is an industry leader in providing classroom tools to teachers, that engage students with the technology they love. SchoolFusion Classroo... Read More >>
August 28th, 2009LanSchool Lite Version Available Free! — LanSchool Technologies LLC, a leading provider of classroom management software, announced a new LanSchool Lite version will be available free to Nort... Read More >>
August 28th, 2009LanSchool v7.4 Teacher Console — LanSchool Technologies LLC, a leading provider of classroom management software, announced that LanSchool v7.4 will be available on September 1st, 200... Read More >>
July 16th, 20091st Fully-Integrated 3D Education System — BUFFALO, NY, July, 2009 - Sound Video Systems, the manufacturer of AVRover portable AV systems designed for classrooms, conference rooms and meeting r... Read More >>
July 7th, 2009Online Learning Communities — New to the NAMTC website! In the Links and Resources Section, you will find links to various online communities designed by our corporate members to ... Read More >>
June 30th, 2009Teaching 2.0: Educator Summer Workshops — This three-day, hands-on course is designed to lead teachers to integrate technology into all K-12 subject areas. July 28-30 in Reston, VA; August 11... Read More >>
June 3rd, 2009NSBA's T+L Conference — NSBA's T+L Conference - Changing the Way You Think About Education Creating new learning environments to support 21st students is at the heart of ... Read More >>
May 19th, 2009Free Webinar: Doing More With Less — Doing More With Less to Achieve Student Success! Join us for a Webinar on June 3 Clark County School District, Nevada, S-RESA and Hinds... Read More >>
May 18th, 2009AVRover Webinar on May 21, 2009 — Thank you to all who attended one or both April AVRover webinars! In keeping with your feedback the May 21st webinar will predominately focus on t... Read More >>
May 15th, 2009Free Webinars, June 2 and June 4 — NAMTC invites you to a webinar on: When Disaster Strikes, Emerge Unscathed: How an Effective Communication Plan Minimizes Chaos and Maximizes Recovery... Read More >>
May 1st, 2009Web 2.0 Promise Hits Reality — New CoSN Study Underscores Importance of Aligning the Realities of the Classroom with School Leaders Positive Outlook on Web 2.0 for Learning Wa... Read More >>
December 11th, 2008Digital Citizenship and Creative Content — Students interact with music, movies, software, and other digital content daily. Do they understand the rules surrounding the appropriate use of these... Read More >>
October 28th, 2008Prepare for Disaster Before It Strikes — Washington, DC (October 28, 2008) - The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today launched its new IT Crisis Preparedness Initiative, which is des... Read More >>
October 2nd, 2008Internet Safety Education Legislation — Washington, DC (October 2, 2008) - The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) are ex... Read More >>
August 27th, 2008Camerawork For Kids — Visual Learning Company was recently featured in the “Made in Vermont” segment on Vermont’s WCAX-TV, Channel 3 News. Visit http://www.wcax.com/Global... Read More >>
June 3rd, 2008New Online College Network Has Launched! — The CLIC lets students and institutions finally manage the entire college-bound and -attending experience from a single home page in our FREE shared n... Read More >>
May 28th, 2008Digital Content Trends in Classrooms... — State of Digital Content in America’s Classrooms, 2007-2008 Reveals Current Use of Technology in American K-12 Schools Denver, CO (May 27, 2008) –... Read More >>
April 29th, 2008Federal grants to help teachers ... — Washington Teachers Receive $873,000 for peer coaching program. OLYMPIA, WA — In one classroom, students might construct a Web site and blog to le... Read More >>
March 31st, 2008Digital Science for Use with iPods — Brandon, VT; March 6, 2008 Visual Learning Company (VLC), an independent producer of core-curricular science videos for elementary and middle schoo... Read More >>
August 29th, 2007Education 2.0 and Beyond! — It’s Summit Time… The 2008 Leadership Summit will be held at the Syracuse (NY) Sheraton April 22-25, so mark your calendars! Geoff Craven, NAMTC Pre... Read More >>
August 16th, 2007Teens and 'Tweens are Creating Content — More Teens and ‘Tweens Are Creating Content and Connecting Online for Educational Benefits, Offering Schools New Opportunities to Use Technology Rep... Read More >>
July 6th, 2007Films Media Group Acquired by Infobase — Infobase Publishing Company (Infobase) announced that it has acquired the Films Media Group (FMG) from PRIMEDIA Inc. FMG is a leading source of high-q... Read More >>
June 25th, 2007CoSN Releases Two Case Studies — Value of Investment in Education Technology: Iowa and Wisconsin Cases Provide Guidance to Ed Tech Leaders Washington, DC (June 25, 2007) - The Con... Read More >>
March 22nd, 2007NAMTC Issues Call for Proposals for AESA — With the success of NAMTC Presents… within the AESA Technology Strand last year, the NAMTC Executive Board would like to encourage you to support the... Read More >>
December 6th, 2006CoSN's K-12 School Networking Conference — Exploring the Role of Technology in Individualized Learning and Student Achievement at CoSN 12th Annual K-12 School Networking Conference Wash... Read More >>
November 7th, 20062006 Braselman Award Winner — Frank Bommarito, representing the Regional Educational Media Centers of Michigan, has been awarded the 2006 Herb Braselman Award. This award is given... Read More >>
October 25th, 2006NSBA's T+L Conference — NSBA's T+L Education Technology Conference in Dallas Nov. 8-10, 2006 The National School Boards Association's 20th Annual T+L (Technology + Learn... Read More >>
October 12th, 2006Professional Development Webcasts — CoSN Launches 2006-2007 Internet & Education Professional Development Webcast Series for K-12 Education Technology Leaders Washington, DC (Octob... Read More >>
October 3rd, 2006NYS BOCES Distinguished Service Award — Brian Jerome, PhD.,co-owner and producer of Visual Learning Co., received the 2006 - 2007 Distinguished Service Award from the NYS BOCES at the BOCES ... Read More >>
September 25th, 2006Library Video Co. WINS EdNET 2006 Award — Library Video Company WINS the EdNET 2006 Pioneer Award SAFARI Montage lauded for its important contributions to K-12 education PHILADELPHIA (Sept... Read More >>
September 8th, 2006CoSN Releases New Report for Educators — CoSN Releases New Report for Educators Exploring the Use of Collaborative Technologies to Enhance Education New Resource Developed by CoSN’s Emerging... Read More >>
September 8th, 2006Leadership for IT Disaster Preparedness — Leadership for IT Disaster Preparedness New Professional Development for School District Technology Leaders Facing the Unexpected Washington, DC ... Read More >>
August 5th, 2006The Nation-wide Reach of ESAs — The Nation-wide Reach of ESAs: There are more than 550+ service agencies in the U.S. with over 100,000 employees in 44 states. AESA is in the positio... Read More >>
July 15th, 2006JLConsulting Chosen To Develop NAMTC Website — JLConsulting, a Cedar Rapids Iowa based web design firm, has been chosen to redesign the National Association of Media and Technology Centers (NAMTC) ... Read More >>
July 5th, 2006CoSN Announces New One-to-One Computing Online Resources — CoSN has launched two important new resources to help education technology leaders make informed technology decisions about one-to-one computing: the ... Read More >>