A few timely

News and Notes

New K-12 Members

Join us in welcoming the newest IMS district and state members!

Bridgeway Homeschool Academy

Columbia County School District

Eanes Independent School District

Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre

Mounds View Public Schools

Prince William County Public Schools

Seaford School District

South Carolina Districts (Statewide)

The South Carolina Department of Education is working to ensure a seamless digital learning experience for its teachers and students by providing each of its 80+ districts with IMS membership! The catalyst for this initiative is the IMS TrustEd Apps program.

Texas Education Agency

Renewing K-12 Members

Alabama State Department of Education

Albuquerque Public Schools

District School Board of Pasco County

Florida Union Free District

Laramie County School District #1

Neosho School District

North Dakota Information Technology Department

School District of Philadelphia

South Carolina Department of Education

UChicago Impact

Volusia County Schools

Events & Meetings

IMS Technical Congress 4 August

IMS Learning Impact Conference 4-7 October

Roundtable Discussions

K-12 Standards First 15 June | 12:00-12:45 p.m. EDT

Innovation Leadership Networks

K-12 Virtual Schools 9 June | 1:00-1:45 p.m. EDT

K-12 Credentials 16 June | 1:00-2:00 p.m. EDT

TrustEd Apps and Data Privacy 17 June | 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT

Go to the IMS Events page for the full list of upcoming events, meetings, and activities.

Access to information on some events depends on your IMS membership level.

TrustEd Apps Preferred Partner

We've announced a new preferred partnership with CatchOn to bring TrustEd Apps privacy vetting data directly to teachers and administrators.

Read the press release.

Making Standards the First Choice

Get engaged in this important IMS-led program to ensure we are getting consistent and ubiquitous support for all open standards in service of the students, teachers, and institutions that are the heart of our community.

See the background on Standards First.

Already, 96 organizations have committed to this initiative. Show your leadership today by taking the Standards First pledge!

K-12 Webinar Series

Be on the lookout for our summer webinars focused on how to help you power the best learning experiences as you get ready for back-to-school. Check out the first discussion featuring Broward County Public Schools, Clayton County Public Schools, and Instructure on implementing a learning management system.

Access the recording.

Showcase Your Leadership

Contributing Members can now feature a short video on your profile page in the IMS Member Directory. This is a great way to highlight your district's or state's edtech programs and initiatives.

Contact IMS Marketing for details.

Meeting Spotlight

Learning Impact 2021

Planning is underway for this year's fully virtual Learning Impact conference, 4-7 October 2021.

Our theme is Connecting the Power the EdTech Community.

Registration opens in June. The fee for IMS members to participate ranges from $125-200 (depending on when you register), with discounts for presenters and teams of four or more people. Plus, every IMS Contributing Member organization receives two complimentary registrations, and Affiliate Member organizations receive one complimentary registration. Stay tuned for additional details on how to register.