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What are we after? Advancing our mission together and individually Building a strong local, regional, national, and global voice Sharing best practices Participating as and learning from the leaders in the field
Value of Affiliate Contribution Grassroots – you are the “local” voice of the global ISTE. Hundreds of thousands of ed tech professionals who share the same mission Expertise from our members and leaders Communication and marketing voice of ISTE to Affiliate members
Value of Affiliate Contribution Lead advocacy efforts with our members and encourage them to take action Encourage our members to become involved regionally and nationally and share their expertise Provide international perspective Attendance and involvement at NECC; volunteers throughout ISTE
Networking – Most Valued Benefit Relationship building with other Affiliate leaders, ISTE members, Board and staff Unified voice locally, regionally, nationally, internationally Social networking across media platforms Volunteer and leadership opportunities Trusted choice of feedback, input, project opportunities within ISTE
Communication Tools Affiliate Directory – wiki and website Listserve – discussion forum Wiki – collaborative collection Affiliate Newsletter – published by ISTE
Communication Tools Nings: isteconnects.org, neccning.org Twitter: isteglobal – news and announcements from ISTE - isteconnects – conversations related to ISTE and NECC - isteadvocacy – news and info on the advocacy front - Affiliates’ twitter addresses (see directory) ISTE website, publications, e-newsletters, emails Facebook, MySpace, Second Life
ISTE Books Courtney Burkholder, Director of Book Publishing
Affiliate Discount on Books 30% member discount Affiliate representative can place the order Great for your resource library or support for your leadership
Publishing a Book with ISTE E-mail Jeff Bolkan (firstname.lastname@example.org) for manuscript proposal submission guidelines Attend the NECC session "Writing for ISTE Publications," Tuesday, 2-3 p.m., Room 102A Talk over your idea with Jeff Bolkan or Courtney Burkholder at ISTE Central
Books at Your Conferences Megan Dolman, Book Sales & Marketing Specialist
Affiliate Discount for Books Resale 1–9 40% 10–19 42% 20–49 44% 50 or more 45% Downloadable order form Best practices on the Affiliate Wiki Customized order for your event and audience Contact: Megan Dolman, Book Sales and Marketing Specialist email@example.com or 541.681.3803
NEW! International Book Distribution Canada - Fulfillment through Scholarly Book Services Continue to order from ISTE Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore - Hawker Brownlow Education Order through HBE More to come… Benefits - Faster shipping times - Lower shipping costs
Publications: Learning & Leading With Technology Paul Wurster, Managing Editor www.iste.org/ll
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Publications - Journals: JRTE & JCTE Andra Brichacek, Assistant Editor www.iste.org/jrte
Reprint Privileges L & L Articles: up to four per year at no cost; selected additional content no limit. Journals: up to two articles per year at no cost. Additional ISTE content from newsletters, website, emails, etc. generally no limit. See wiki for details.
Awards Terra Sieberman, Membership Coordinator Outstanding Teacher and Outstanding Leader Making IT Happen
ISTE at Your Conferences ~ ideas ~ Free ISTE collateral and resources Exhibit booth Advertising, special offers, giveaways Co-memberships Staff or Board attendance, including general session greetings, keynotes, or other activities NETS or other sessions lead by ISTE staff or Board
Co-Marketing Program ISTE’s Conference Your Conference ISTE provides a full menu of benefits including promotion of your organization to ISTE conference attendees, housing block, free conference registrations, extended maximum discounted registration rate, registration lists, free meeting space, free partner booth, VIP seating at keynotes. You promote ISTE’s conference to your members throughout your conference and member communications.
Advocacy Training & Support Leadership and training from ISTE Director of Government Affairs Annual professional development and action event Monthly call/communications and advocacy issues ETAN connection; supplies and coordination of ETAN booth at your conference Opportunities for collaboration
Advocacy @ NECC "Storm the Hill" -- more than 500 NECC attendees from 46 states and 2 territories, and 5 from other countries will go to the Hill on Tuesday afternoon! Library of Congress 21st Century Learning with Technology reception. 13 state showcases Panel discussion on Monday, 12:30, Room 202 “The Economic Stimulus Package, Obama's Education Plan and Other Policy Activity” Visit the ETAN booth
Webinars & All Access Pass Debren Ferris, Project Manager One-hour webinars packed with helpful training from some of ISTE’s best. All Access Pass – deep discount for purchaser; money maker for Affiliates.
Professional Development ~ possibilities ~ Opportunities for collaborative onsite or virtual events Access to speakers and trainers Opportunities for grant-related projects Customized training events for your organization Second Life NETS
Discounts & Additional Benefits $10 discount on standard ISTE membership and $30 discount for premium membership for your members 30% discount for books and courseware Discounts on ISTE’s Career Center Promotion of your Affiliate throughout ISTE communications Co-marketing and co-membership campaigns
Support & Resources Full time staff program director Annual meeting – two free admissions ISTE publications: L&L, JRTE, ISTE Update, Washington Notes Interaction with ISTE staff from all divisions Affiliate Membership Committee
How do you make the most of all this? Designate an Affiliate Representative Stay in touch with ISTE, with other Affiliates, and with your membership Keep your contact information current Visit the wiki Watch and participate in the listserve Be proactive about building relationships and staying informed Endure countless emails from Susan
Where do we go from here? Research in 2008/09 New program development in 2009/2010 Offer two levels of Affiliate membership Level I will keep the current program Level II will offer more opportunities for collaboration, co-marketing, co-membership acquisition, and more Dues restructure will include an increase in dues for Level I, and a higher dues amount for Level II – to be determined Membership will be renewed annually by September
Additional Considerations More connections/collaboration with ISTE 100 Group discounts/volume purchasing Webinars and/or conferences calls Mutual reporting of membership information between ISTE and Affiliates Affiliate of the Year Award Improvement of Affiliate sections of ISTE website Offering compelling content for Affiliates’ websites that communicates the value of our relationship Co-branded promotional materials, ribbons, advertising, etc.